[Dovecot] Using plaintext auth and SSL
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Tue Mar 20 01:56:01 EET 2012
On 3/19/2012 4:37 PM, Jeff Simmons wrote:
> On Monday, March 19, 2012 04:16:46 pm you wrote:
>> On 3/19/2012 4:04 PM, Jeff Simmons wrote:
>>> I'm working with a company that presently has a Linux mailserver which
>>> all users have (no shell) accounts on. Mail is accessed via pop3 with
>>> plaintext authentication. They want to move to a system using imap with
>>> SSL. I'm building them a new server. I'd like to offer both for a while
>>> so we can work the bugs out and migrate users over to SSL imap over
>>> time. It appears that in order to limit the imap connections to SSL I
>>> will need to run two separate instances of Dovecot. Is this correct?
>> I only have SSL or TLS connections enabled and I only have one copy of
>> Dovecot running.
> Let me rephrase that. I want to run plaintext authentication pop3 and ssl/tls
> only authentication imap. The 'allow plaintext authentication' configuration
> directive appears to be global, meaning I will need to run two instances of
> dovecot for a while. Is that correct, or can this be done on a single instance
> of dovecot?
I'm pretty sure if you set disable_plain_text_auth = no that you can log
in to the appropriate ports with SSL or without.
Sorry I sent the first reply to you, wasn't paying attention.
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