On Sep 18, 2006, at 3:16 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Has anyone configure imap-uw to accept plaintext passwords? The
in the doumentation do not work. I have tried various combinations of
PASSWDTYPE, SSLTYPE, and WITH_SSL_AND_PLAINTEXT with no success.
Or is there a better imap/pop daemon to use? Thanks for any help.
I've switched from uw-imap to dovecot recently, and I'm quite pleased
with the switch. Dovecot is configured using a plain text file,
enabling and disabling features is a matter of editing the file and
SIGHUP'ing dovecot, instead of recompiling like you have to do with
You can run dovecot in daemon mode, or invoke it from inetd. I run it
in daemon mode.
Note that with dovecot you can easily configure it to accept
plaintext on a given interface while forcing secure authentications
on another. This may be useful in some cases, depending on network
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