[Dovecot] Password field limitations

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Dec 23 19:06:06 EET 2008

On 12/23/2008, Tom Sommer (mail at tomsommer.dk) wrote:
> What limitations are imposed on the password for IMAP/POP3 users?
> I've had a customer saying they can't use passwords which contain "."
> or ":", and some seem to have problems when the password is 8
> characters.

If I'm not mistaken, dovecot doesn't care - this will be a limitation of
your Filesystem and/or password storage tool... in this case, MySQL...


Best regards,


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