Advice: "The Right" authentication method

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Sep 25 02:22:40 PDT 2004

On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 01:26:42AM -0500, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Al Johnson wrote:
> >On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 12:37:09PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> >>There are several examples of doing this sort of thing within the
> >>ports system -- most are written in PHP, but check out devel/bugzilla
> >>and www/rt3 for perl based examples.

> >I'd be grateful if someone would point out some examples of SASL
> >authentication using PHP in the ports.
> >
> >I've searched through the ports, but had no luck finding any.
> Probably squirrelmail fits this description.

Actually I must apologise for being unclear. The "sort of thing" I was
referring to were web applications that manage their own password
database in general, not specifically those that use SASL.  However,
Kevin is right: squirrelmail does contain examples of using SASL to
log into IMAP.



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