[Dovecot] dovecot-auth

Piviul pluto at flanet.org
Wed Oct 6 13:40:21 EEST 2004

I'm just upgrading my thread...

I've read from Joshua:

Joshua Goodall wrote:
> NB The 1.0-test series also adds support for more password hashes:
> {SHA} / {SHA1} / {SMD5} / {SSHA} / {CLEARTEXT} / {HMAC-MD5} / {LDAP-MD5}
> {LANMAN} / {NTLM} / {RPA}

That means doesn't the version 0.99.11 support SSHA? Do I have to 
install 1.0-test46 to have the SSHA support? Do you think I can use 
Dovecot 1.0-test in a production environment?

Thank you very very much.


Piviul wrote:
> Thank you Timo, but I can't authenticate once more... I put 
> *default_pass_scheme = SSHA* and *pass_attrs = uid,userPassword* in 
> dovecot-ldap.conf and now in the log I find
>> Oct  6 08:19:02 PDC-SMB dovecot-auth: ldap(username): Unknown password 
>> scheme SSHA
> Signify that the backports dovecot package I've installed in my Debian 
> Woody doesn't have SSHA support? Where can I get the SSHA password 
> scheme? If I must re-compile dovecot myself, have you some link where is 
> explaind in deeper how to do it?
> Thank you very very much for your help
> Piviul
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On 5.10.2004, at 19:20, Piviul wrote:
>>> But if the problem is in the password field can be connected to the 
>>> crypted password stored in userPassword? I wrong to set *pass_attrs = 
>>> uid,{SSHA}userPassword* in dovecot-ldap.conf?
>> Yes, that's wrong. It's trying to fetch "{SSHA}userPassword" field 
>> from LDAP. Set the password format with default_pass_scheme = SSHA 
>> instead.

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