[Dovecot] ldap and digest-md5 problem

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed May 9 11:53:49 EEST 2007

On Sat, 2007-05-05 at 16:13 +0200, Łukasz Mierzwa wrote:
> May  5 16:03:32 srv dovecot: auth(default): digest-md5
> (user at domain.com, password mismatch
> It seems that client and dovecot hashes calculated for DIGEST-MD5 are 
> different, I tested squirrelmail 1.4.9a, kmail 3.5.6 both can't login using 
> digest-md5 so maybe dovecot does not working correctly? Passwords where 
> created using phpldapadmin and "clear" password type, cram-md5 logins are ok.
> I can't find any info on ldap and digest-md5 incompatibility in dovecot wiki, 
> can anyone give my a hint?

I'm guessing they're using a different username in the hash calculation.
DIGEST-MD5 hashes are a bit special because they contain the username
also in them.

> auth_default_realm = pcserwis.net
> auth_username_format = %Lu

If you're not logging in as lowercased user at pcserwis.net that's the
problem. Or any other mismatch in the username as well.

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