Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Thu Dec 2 20:47:06 UTC 2021

Am 02.12.2021 um 10:11 schrieb Christian Mack:
> You only can use CRAM-MD5 when your authentication source provides plain
> passwords.

And that's the biggest issue with these shared secret authentication 
mechanisms: that you have to store the passwords unencrypted/unsalted. 
Never a good idea to store passwords in plain text.


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