[Dovecot] Problem with authentication?

John Peacock jpeacock at rowman.com
Wed Nov 15 17:52:18 UTC 2006

matteo at progettomio.net wrote:
> It's not true. Outlook sends password in login format, not plaintext as 
> thunderbird (for example).

"login" format *is* plaintext (other than being Base64-encoded and 
null-delimited).  The OP is having a problem that Dovecot expects the 
password to be encrypted, probably because of a misconfiguration.


John Peacock
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