From: Rob Siemborski (rjs3 at andrew dot cmu dot edu)
Date: Wed Mar 17 2004 - 09:39:51 EST
I'm not sure about your windows-related issues, but I can speek from a
Heimdal Kerberos enviornment..
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Estevam Henrique Carvalho wrote:
> What is the best way of providing the users to access the e-mail using the
> Windows password ? pam_winbind or Kerberos ?
> Will the Kerberos 5 work with Cyrus and SASL ?
Yes -- though, as I said, I'll remain silent about Microsoft Kerberos.
> Does Kerberos also require plan text password as pam modules does ?
If you mean "plaintext over the network" -- neither of these requires
that, you can always throw a TLS layer on top to protect the plaintext
password. Kerberos (via the GSSAPI SASL mechanism) will avoid sending the
password across the network alltogether, however.
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