How to make sync_client invoke STARTTLS for replication

Rudy Gevaert Rudy.Gevaert at
Wed May 26 10:58:46 EDT 2010

On 02/11/2010 11:53 PM, Rich Wales wrote:
> I'm running Cyrus 2.3.16 (with replication) between two Ubuntu servers.
> What do I have to do to make the "sync_client" application invoke STARTTLS
> when it connects to "sync_server" on the other host?
> I can invoke TLS when I use the "synctest" program, but I can't seem to
> figure out how to force "sync_client" to use TLS when actually replicating.
> The reason I'm assuming TLS is not happening is that when /var/log/syslog
> records the "User logged in" events associated with replication, TLS is
> not mentioned as part of the authentication mechanism in use.
> Right now, the lack of TLS is not a major issue because one of the servers
> is connected to my LAN via a VPN link (so it's encrypted).  But I still
> want to know what I'm supposed to do in order for a TLS layer to happen.

Hello list,

Has anybody been able to fix this?

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