PostgreSQL support for SASL

Ken Murchison murch at
Sun Dec 9 18:54:20 EST 2007

Andrzej Kwiatkowski wrote:
> Hello.
> On my page
> is now available version of Cyrus Sasl library patch
> for  version 2.1.22.
> After applying this patch you can use PostgreSQL as
> auth mechanism, and use this backend without PAM.
> Next step is to create the same patch for MySQL.

Am I missing something?  We've had MySQL and PgSQL sasldb code for quite 
a while.  This code can support ALL SASL mechanisms, where saslauthd can 
ONLY support plaintext mechanisms.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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