[Dovecot] Thinking about switching from courier-imap to Dovecot: 2 simple questions

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Dec 14 20:54:11 EET 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 15:03 +0100, kadafax wrote:
> 1. Is it possible for dovecot to use the bind mecanism against ldap for 
> authentification purpose. My main concern is to avoid the clear-text 
> password in the dovecot-ldap.conf file. With courier-imap, the process 
> simply bind to the ldap tree with the users's supplied login/password. 
> No need for a special authentification purpose user.

Only with PAM + pam_ldap module currently.

> 2. Does imap's dovecot implementation support folders imbrication (more 
> than one level folders) ?


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