Cyrus-IMAP disallowing clear text connections

Erik Nørgaard norgaard at
Mon Mar 27 19:37:42 UTC 2006

Anish Mistry wrote:
> On Sunday 26 March 2006 16:37, Erik Nørgaard wrote:
>> Cyrus-IMAP accepts unencrypted connections _and_ authentication
>> even though I have set the following in imapd.conf
>>    allowplaintext: yes
>>    allowplainwithouttls: no
>> How do I force the use of TLS for Cyrus-IMAP?
>> Also: Postfix allows hiding authentication mechanisms unless TLS is
>> invoked (so in clear text, capabilities just show STARTTLS), while
>> Cyrus-IMAP announces everything. Is there anyway to be more strict
>> with the cyrus in respect of what it announces?
> sasl_minimum_layer: 128

Thanks, but that doesn't do it, everything still goes through nice and 
clear unless I set the client to use TLS.


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