Re: IMAP Secure ???From: Security (email@example.com)
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Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 11:00:18 +0200 From: Security <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Babb, Robert" <email@example.com>
> Does anyone out there know if IMAP use plain text passwords or encrypted
> passwords (or both).
Well, I am using Cyrus compiled with SASL, which allows CRAM-MD5 or
DIGEST-MD5 hashes, besides plaintext. Many good IMAP clients have
support for one or the other authentification method; I found Becky2 for
Win32 and Ximian Evolution for UNIX to suit most of my needs.
Of course, for the command line freaks, I must also mention 'mutt',
which can be compiled with Cyrus-SASL, too.
-- Security <firstname.lastname@example.org>