lmtp over SSL - lmtps ?

Ken Murchison ken at oceana.com
Fri Mar 4 10:03:15 EST 2005

Olaf Fraczyk wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 13:23 -0500, Ken Murchison wrote:
>>Olaf Fraczyk wrote:
>>>Is there any way to make communication in a secure way using lmtp?
>>>I would like to have postfix and cyrus on separate machines.
>>Do you really want to encrypt *all* of the traffic or just the 
>>authentication information?  Your email is most likely getting to 
>>Postfix in plaintext anyways.
>>lmtpd will support non-plaintext authentication methods (and should 
>>support TLS+PLAIN)
> Encrypting only the autenthication is the best (CPU utilization) and is
> enough for me.
> Do you know any Howto or FAQ where I can find something how to configure
> postfix and cyrus with non-plaintext authentication (the delivery
> between postfix and cyrus only of course).

Cyrus does it out of the box, provided SASL is configured correctly.  As 
far as Postfix, that is a question which I don't have an answer to.  You 
should take that to the Postfix forum(s).

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