[Dovecot] Dovecot SASL Client support?

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Jan 8 15:59:09 EET 2013

On 2013-01-08 8:46 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 08.01.2013 14:40, schrieb Charles Marcus:
>> Hi all,
>> I seem to recall mention of SASL client support either being added, but can't remember for sure. The wiki says
>> nothing about Client support (now, or in the future)...
>> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Sasl
>> So - is there support for it now? If not, is it planned for anytime soon?
> what exactly are you missing?
> * dovecot can be used from postfix to replace cyrus sasl
>    you even linked the documentation
>    http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/PostfixAndDovecotSASL
> * dovecot supports authentication for POP3/IMAP
> so hich sort fo "client support" are you missing?

CLIENT support... do you not understand the difference?


So that postfix can use dovecot-sasl for remotely authenticating against 
another SMTP server, ie, for secure relays...


Best regards,


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