Bug 83622 - Add NTLM authentication to the cyrus-sasl packages
Summary: Add NTLM authentication to the cyrus-sasl packages
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: cyrus-sasl
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-06 13:02 UTC by Per Steinar Iversen
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 2.1.18-4
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-08-07 13:12:28 UTC

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Description Per Steinar Iversen 2003-02-06 13:02:08 UTC
Description of problem:

cyrus-sasl version 2 also supports NTLM authentication. Since the non-standard
LOGIN method is already supported it should not be a problem to add NTLM. This
is very useful when authenticating Microsoft clients for smtp, imap etc. - it is
then possible to suppress plaintext logins.

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-05 04:02:01 UTC
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make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks.

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