[Dovecot] auth on tcp socket?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Mar 7 17:09:17 EET 2011

On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 13:36 +0100, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:
> > >"when SASL type is "dovecot", SASL path "inet:localhost:1434" should be a
> > >socket pathname"
> > >( Datei src/xsasl/xsasl_dovecot_server.c )
> > 
> Timo you can drop me "draft text" and I will incorporate it into SASL_README.
> I've done that before for Postfix SASL_README.

Maybe something like:

Dovecot v2.0.8 and later versions support SASL authentication via inet
socket as well. There is no security layer protecting the
authentication, so this should only be used within a trusted network or
via VPN.

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