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Re: [email@example.com: Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: PAM/samba]]
Danny Sauer said:
> Grr. Why can't things just be easy once in a while? (and yeah, it's
> OSR2+ that come encrypted by default)
Actually, there's more to it than that. All recent (post- and maybe
even pre-WfW) versions of Windows use a fairly secure (for Microsoft)
authentication scheme. In the interest of backwards-compatibility
(with old versions of LanMan), they would also send the plaintext
password. (Actually, if I'm remembering correctly, they'd send three
things: the current sort-of secure thing, the LanMan hash, and
plaintext. I *think* you had to actually ask for the plaintext, but
you'd get the other two regardless.)
> Is it just using sslwrap, or some other, even easier thing?
/usr/sbin/imapd is actually linked against libssl, libcrypto, etc.
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