missing plain authentication?

Pascal Gienger Pascal.Gienger at uni-konstanz.de
Sat Jul 22 02:18:26 EDT 2006

Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> No; that was a transcription error.  Sorry about that.
> So the original file has
> allowplaintext: yes

This is the traditional imap plaintext login without sasl. IMAP4 has 
plaintext authentication as a builtin. The syntax is

A001 LOGIN username password

You may replace the prefix A001 with a dot but this will only work for 
cyrus not for many other imap servers out there.


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