[Dovecot] Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only MD5-CRYPT
rpyne at kinfolk.org
Sun Jun 1 23:55:45 EEST 2008
Thank you very much. That helped me find what I needed to change.
On 1 Jun 2008 at 22:34, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-06-01 at 13:27 -0600, Richard Pyne wrote:
> > On 1 Jun 2008 at 14:18, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > > On Jun 1, 2008, at 6:39 AM, Richard Pyne wrote:
> > >
> > > > After upgrading my dovecot installation about a month ago, I have
> > > > started
> > > > seeing "Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only MD5-CRYPT"
> > > message
> > > > from dovecot in my logs.
> > >
> > > CRAM-MD5 authentication can't be used with MD5-CRYPT passwords. See
> > > http://wiki.dovecot.org/Authentication/Mechanisms
> > > and http://wiki.dovecot.org/Authentication/PasswordSchemes
> > Okay, so tell me something I don't already know. This system has run
> > fine for over a year, and then all of a sudden I start getting these
> > warning messages. I have made NO changes to any system configuration.
> > only changes that correspond to when the messages started to appear are
> > I updated version of dovecot, and 2) I added a new user.
> One of your users decided to start using a mail client (or reconfigure
> their existing one) that tries to use CRAM-MD5 authentication. Are all
> of your passwords MD5-CRYPT? If so, just remove CRAM-MD5 from auth
> mechanisms list since it can't work. Clients won't try to use it then.
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