Re: Configuring SASL correctly for SMTP AUTH

Subject: Re: Configuring SASL correctly for SMTP AUTH
From: Pascal Gienger (pg at finesse-net dot de)
Date: Wed May 28 2003 - 13:23:43 EDT

> As for why netscape is ALWAYS asking for a password when sending mail..
> NEtscape 4.7.x has an annoying "bug" (well I think it is).. If the smtp
> server CAN support authentication then netscape WILL use it.. I've seen
> no way to disable it.. If you don't want netscape to authenticate then
> have your mailserver NOT broadcast that it can..

Just add

user_pref("mail.auth_login", false);

in your preferences.js or prefs.js file.

With this option, Netscape 4.x won't try to authenticate for SMTP.


Pascal Gienger, Kanzleistrasse 14, D-78462 Konstanz
Postfix+SASL-AUTH+LDAP Solaris 8:

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