[Dovecot] Right auth scheme for MS clients?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Dec 13 14:54:30 EET 2010

On Sun, 2010-12-12 at 21:08 +0100, Agim Cami wrote:
> What will be the right authentication scheme for a mail system with
> Microsoft Outlook as client and shadow passwords for Linux system users?


Only PLAIN authentication mechanism works for passwords in /etc/shadow.

The password scheme doesn't matter, but you don't have many choices when
your passwords are in /etc/shadow.

It makes no difference that you're using Outlook.

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