ntlm_auth support for Dovecot

Dmitry Butskoy buc at odusz.so-cdu.ru
Thu Jul 19 13:17:38 GMT 2007

Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
> I've made a patch for the Dovecot imap server (http://dovecot.org), 
> which adds support for Samba's proposed way of using "ntlm_auth" 
> helper for windows types of authentication.
> The helper can be used by the "dovecot-auth" daemon for "NTLM" and 
> "GSS-SPNEGO" SASL mechanisms.
> The work to include this patch upstream is in progress now.
> If someone here use Dovecot  in some Windows domain environment, 
> please, test it.

Are any chances someone here will try it in near future?

Depending on how widely it was tested,  this patch will be either 
applied upstream or provided just as experimental stuff in Dovecot's 
"patches" directory...

Dmitry Butskoy

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