[Dovecot] OTP?

Micah Cowan micah at cowan.name
Wed Feb 7 03:46:23 UTC 2007

Frank Cusack wrote:
> On February 6, 2007 4:12:02 PM -0800 Micah Cowan <micah at cowan.name> wrote:
>> I was wondering where I might find more information about using OTP as an
>> authentication protocol with dovecot.
> I found that some (all?) clients login multiple times in a single user
> visible "session".  This makes sense for multithreaded clients, I guess.
> So having dovecot do OTP directly is a bit of a chore.  What I did was
> use the auth cache so that an OTP is valid for x amount of time.  Works
> like a charm.

That's what I had planned to do.

> I'm just using PAM with pam_otp_auth (www.tri-dsystems.com).

Ah. So, pam_opie maybe is the wrong thing to try to use? Of course, I'm 
not really interested in shelling out money for a PAM plugin (it's just 
my personal mailbox; I could probably write my own without too much 
trouble, if I really had to).

Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...

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