[Dovecot] SASL

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Oct 13 19:53:46 EEST 2004

On 12.10.2004, at 10:47, alan premselaar wrote:

> I've been browsing the wiki and thru my mail-list archives but haven't 
> found an answer.  does/can dovecot 0.99.x support authenticating with 
> a SASL database?

Nope. Maybe some day, but not in my near future plans.

> I'm not familiar at all with LDAP. I know that sendmail will 
> authenticate to a SASL database and it's fairly easy to setup. My goal 
> is that I can support "real" users (actual user accounts) but allow 
> their mail passwords to be different than their login passwords, and 
> changeable via some sort of CGI interface.

MySQL or PostgreSQL would be probably easiest way to do it. 
wiki.dovecot.org has some howtos for them.
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