[Samba] samba auth against imap?

Michael Heydon michaelh at jaswin.com.au
Mon Jun 16 00:23:19 GMT 2008

dnk wrote:
> I had a VP in our company ask today if it was possible to use the same 
> id's and passwords as our mail server. Now if it was LDA based, no 
> problem.....
> <snip>
The short answer is "no". The longer answer is: you could possibly hack 
something up but it would require disabling encrypted passwords, which 
requires changes on each client and reduces security. Sounds like a good 
time to ask for money to develop an LDAP based system :)

*Michael Heydon - IT Administrator *
michaelh at jaswin.com.au <mailto:michaelh at jaswin.com.au>

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