Re: Why is --enable-login req'd for postfix/smtp auth with Win Outlook?


Subject: Re: Why is --enable-login req'd for postfix/smtp auth with Win Outlook?
From: Edward Rudd (eddie at omegaware dot com)
Date: Tue Apr 08 2003 - 17:17:14 EDT


AFAIK
M$ Outlook only uses the non-standard M$ created LOGIN auth mechanism
instead of the Standard PLAIN auth mechanism or any of the MD5 mechs
(CRAM-MD5 or DIGEST-MD5)
so you have to enable LOGIN for M$ products to be able to auth off of
your server

On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 15:25, Jeff Bert wrote:
> I've installed cyrus-sasl-2.1.12 and found that I had to add
> "--enable-login" in order to get SMTP AUTH working with postfix-2.0.6. I'm
> curious about this because I see this is "no longer supported".
>
> Jeff

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Edward Rudd <eddie at omegaware dot com>







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