[Dovecot] Thinking about switching from courier-imap to
Dovecot: 2 simple questions
tss at iki.fi
Fri Dec 23 12:18:08 EET 2005
On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 22:33 -0600, /dev/rob0 wrote:
> On Wednesday 2005-December-14 12:54, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > 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.
> I'm planning a migration to nss_ldap ... any reason why that wouldn't
Yes. nss_ldap is buggy:
Dovecot can catch those nowadays, but still probably not that good idea.
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