[Dovecot] Testing EXTERNAL AUTHENTICATION
steve at toth.org.uk
Tue Mar 16 20:01:46 EET 2010
I am sorry, I didn't understand what is going on. I knew that David
Bienvenu had emailed you but I thought I'd done something to break Dovecot
in some other way. Again I'm sorry.
How can I use SASL-IR with dovecot?
If you think education is expensive, have you tried costing ignorance?
On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 17:02:48 -0000, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-03-16 at 16:57 +0000, Stephen Feyrer wrote:
>> I'm trying to test EXTERNAL AUTHENTICATION in Dovecot. To do this I
>> configured Thunderbird and Opera to use my server, neither of them were
>> successful. As a result I contacted both organisations to enquire if
>> supported EXTERNAL AUTHENTICATION in their products. Thunderbird
>> responded and said yes. However, on closer inspection my contact at
>> Thunderbird identified that support for EXTERNAL AUTHENTICATION was poor
>> at best and then only in SMTP. From that point on, my contact has been
>> trying to implement support in Thunderbird.
> I already got a mail about it from David Bienvenu and answered it.
>> 01 AUTHENTICATE EXTERNAL
>> 01 list "" *
> The problem is that Dovecot (well, EXTERNAL mechanism really) expects
> the client to send authorization string after the AUTHENTICATE EXTERNAL
> command. Typically you would just give "=" line there.
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