Auth mech for sync_client/sync_server

Martin Schweizer schweizer.martin at
Thu Jun 18 08:12:32 EDT 2009

Hello Wes

2009/6/17 Wesley Craig <wes at>:
> On 17 Jun 2009, at 11:29, Martin Schweizer wrote:
>> Jun 11 07:15:20 server4 syncserver[79013]: login: server2
>> [] cyrus DIGEST-MD5 User logged in
>> This means that Server2 logs in Server4 and download the data. Can I
>> change the mech DIGEST-MD5 in any way? Or has the parameter
>> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN CRAM-MD5 DIGEST-MD5
>> in /usr/local/etc/imapd.conf any action to the sync_client/sync_server
>> communication? I ask this because my clients do not longer need
> What do you want it to be?  PLAIN and LOGIN aren't available via unencrypted
> channels unless you permit it.

Does the line sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN CRAM-MD5 DIGEST-MD5 any
impact on the syncserver process? My goal is to reduce the mech list
to absolut minimum which I need in my environment.

Kind regards,

Martin Schweizer
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