cyradm and allowing only encrypted passwords with 2.3.16?
wes at umich.edu
Mon Oct 4 09:41:47 EDT 2010
On 04 Oct 2010, at 01:09, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> I was having problems making Cyrus 2.2.x work with only encrypted
> passwords. Setting
> allowplaintext: no
> in imapd.conf prevents plain text logins, but then cyradm stops working:
> ibis:~etc$ cyradm localhost
> Login disabled.
> cyradm: cannot authenticate to server as pgoetz
> I thought this was fixed in 2.3.x, but apparently not. I'm having
> exactly the same problem. If I set allowplaintext: no, then cyradm
> stops working as described above.
TLS isn't available to Cyrus::IMAP pre 2.3.2. I expect it's a bug. Perhaps it's similar to the problems in the C code, e.g., comparing available & offered authN mechanisms, calling starttls, re-retriving available mechanisms, etc.
More information about the Info-cyrus