Bug 60974 - RFE: make NTLM work (was: NTLM authentication needs opie libraries)
RFE: make NTLM work (was: NTLM authentication needs opie libraries)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fetchmail (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-10 22:44 EST by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-26 17:23:31 EDT
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Description Matt Domsch 2002-03-10 22:44:19 EST
Description of Problem:
For NTLM authentication to work against an Exchange server's IMAP4rev1 
implementation, both --enable-NTLM and --enable-opie must be specified to 
configure.  --enable-opie requires <opie.h> and libopie.a in the usual 

OPIE can be obtained from 

It appears to be licensed under the UC Berkeley license format, including an 
advertising clause:
4. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
   must display the following acknowledgements:

So, I don't know the licensing implications here.  An opie-devel package 
containing just the header and library is sufficient for fetchmail to work.  
The other opie-created apps like login and su need not be installed.

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Comment 1 Larry Troan 2003-01-12 13:10:33 EST
FEATURE TRACKER #340. Status for 8.1 is "reviewing"
Comment 2 Matt Domsch 2004-08-26 17:23:31 EDT
I no longer care.  Closing.

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