[Dovecot] authentication documentation

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Aug 28 23:22:29 EEST 2004

On 16.8.2004, at 12:12, Tom Metro wrote:

>>> Your comments seem to imply that Dovecot won't translate a plain 
>>> password to a digest-md5 storage scheme (perhaps also cram-md5), 
>>> though it seems this should be possible.)
>> It's possible.
> But it doesn't currently, right? (At least not in .99) I'm assuming 
> that's why my initial attempts to use the PLAIN mechanism with the 
> DIGEST-MD5 scheme failed to work.
> If the behavior is inconsistent, then it need to be more explicit in 
> the documentation.

It works with 0.99 too. Your problem probably had something to do with 
the realm.
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