how to enable digestmd5 and crammd5 ?
j.bakshi at unlimitedmail.org
Fri Apr 20 00:17:07 EDT 2007
Goetz Babin-Ebell wrote:
> JOYDEEP schrieb:
> >> Roberto R. Morelli wrote:
> Hello Joydeep,
> >>> Then we have the cyrus sasl modules installed:
> >>> cyrus-sasl-md5-2.1.22-4
> >>> cyrus-sasl-2.1.22-4
> >>> cyrus-sasl-lib-2.1.22-4
> >>> cyrus-sasl-plain-2.1.22-4
> >> But I have come to know that digest-md5 and cram-md5 need sasldb. so
> >> here I can't use it as my users and passwords are stored in LDAP.
> >> any idea ?
> The problem is that cram-md5 and digest-md5 need direct access to the
> pass phrase in plain text.
> AFAIK LDAP doesn't support this.
> You have to use TLS if you want to transmit the pass phrase securely...
I am already running SSL aka imaps. but still was interested about
cram-md5 and digest-md5 for secured authorization.
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