[Dovecot] dovecot, vpopmail and djb's tcpserver

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Wed Sep 3 16:11:58 EEST 2003

"Lasse Danielsen" <lasse at danielsen.tk> writes:

> vpopmail uses vchkpw as an authentication mechanism, and with tcpserver I
> can do relaycontrol (based on vchkpw) with roaming users. Is there anyone
> who have tried this, and succeeded? Right now I use two imap services to
> accomplish this (bincimap has support for vchkpw).

The proper way to authenticate roaming users is SMTP AUTH and not a
botch like SMTP-after-POP/IMAP (which I assume you're trying to do as
otherwise, the IMAP/POP3 server isn't concerned with relaying
mail). SMTP AUTH works independently of Dovecot or BincIMAP.

Matthias Andree

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