[Dovecot] passdb: password contains illegal chars question
tss at iki.fi
Fri Jun 3 17:29:49 EEST 2011
On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 11:21 +0200, Torsten Krah wrote:
> some question about passdb backend:
> I'll receive this (using dovecot 2.0.13, pgsql passdb backend) for some users:
> mail dovecot: auth: passdb(account-username,127.0.0.1): Attempted login with
> password having illegal chars
> Password schema ist crypt-md5.
> So what "chars" does dovecot not like (why?) and whats the preferred way to fix
There are very few illegal characters for password. They're all control
characters, so no real user should be using them: \001, TAB, CR and LF.
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