Problems with frontend to backend authentication in murder 2.3.12

Wesley Craig wes at
Tue Sep 30 15:03:29 EDT 2008

On 30 Sep 2008, at 09:31, Nic Bernstein wrote:
> I have seen much discussion of the "no mechanism available" issue, but
> the answer typically is "install certificates," or "Use START_TLS" or
> the like.  Well, I have certificates, I have START_TLS, and I still  
> have
> this problem.  How do I get the frontend to use PLAIN+TLS??

PLAIN+TLS is not a mechanism.  In the released code, if you want PLAIN 
+TLS, you need to configure the server to not allow plain text.  You  
also need to not configure the frontend with a mechanism at all.   
Personally, I think this is a bug.  See:

for a fix.  Good luck.


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