How to enable LDAP authentication for schema SSHA384

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Sun Nov 7 13:45:50 UTC 2021

Am 07.11.2021 um 14:35 schrieb Ralph Seichter:
> While using LDAP-based authentication, I have come across the message
>    auth: Error: [...] Unknown scheme SSHA384
> Based on the docs at [1] I use the packages provided for
> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS which, as you can see, are not yet documented in the
> HTML page, put are available via [2]. Specifically, I used
>    apt-get install dovecot-ldap dovecot-sqlite
> to install Dovecot. What else is needed beyond the two listed packages
> in order to enable support for SSHA384 password hashes in Dovecot? Am I
> perhaps missing some required configuration parameter? Your help is
> appreciated.
> -Ralph
> [1]
> [2]

Don't know about Ubuntu specifics, but


might help.


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