[Twisted-Python] SMTP authentication
itamar at futurefoundries.com
Tue Jul 24 10:37:00 EDT 2012
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 9:54 AM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk>wrote:
> On 24/07/12 14:29, Itamar Turner-Trauring wrote:
> > 3. The SMTP server's CRAM-MD5 implementation is buggy.
> If I understand the issue correctly, this is the case. The server
> incorrectly advertises CRAM-MD5, but it never succeeds since the server
> lacks the relevant secret.
> Obviously this is bad, but apparently many GUI clients handle such
> broken servers, by falling back to PLAIN auth. I can't say I've ever
> seen it in the wild though.
Could you file a ticket for implementing this functionality?
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