sasl_mech_list in imapd.conf ?

Dan White dwhite at
Tue Dec 16 09:23:37 EST 2014

On 12/16/14 06:18 -0600, Patrick Goetz wrote:
>My old Ubuntu imapd.conf includes this line:
>    sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
>and sasl_mech_list is also mentioned here:

It's documented as 'sasl_option:' in the manpage.

All options beginning with sasl_, with the exception of sasl_maximum_layer
and sasl_minimum_layer, are retrieved by cyrus sasl via a callback.
Available options are listed here:

For a discussion of mechanisms, see:

If using the Ubuntu sasl packages, use saslpluginview to list available

Dan White

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