[Dovecot] authentication troubles

Albert Dengg a_d at gmx.at
Tue Apr 1 03:11:19 EEST 2008

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 05:20:55PM +0200, Albert Dengg wrote:
> hi
> i have a strange problem with my dovecot installtion:
> i configured it to accept digest-md5 authentication only but for some
> reason mailclients (i tried mutt and thunderbird so far) want to log
> with PLAIN (which fails of course).
> authentication basically works, e.g. if i explicitly set
> set imap_authenticators="digest-md5
> in .muttrc everything works...
> any idea what is going wrong?
> config attached below

i forgot to add:
i tried with both dovecot 1.0.rc15 from debian etch as well as a newer
version (1.0.13 from backports.org) with the same result in both cases.

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