Originally posted by phil.d.g
Its in dovecot.conf, the sample file is very well dcumented so you should be able to work out what you need to do.
Okay I found the setting that allows plaintext login. I know turing it on is a big no no but I just want to get IMAP to work first. Now it will accept my plaintext password for login but I get this error message:
NO Authentication failed.
I am positive that I am putting in the correct logins and passwords so it seems IMAP is not getting the correct info somehow. I am just testing out system users now so the:
ssl_disable = yes
mechanisms = plain
userdb = passwd
passdb = pam
user = root
ssl_requires_client_cert = no
I don't have SSL setup. Is it possible to use Dovecot without it? All the online howto guides I used never mention anything about using SSL.
Am I missing something here, all guides show minimal dovecot.conf changes to get it to work, I've read the thing over and over for days and can't seem to get it to work. Help!
I could start from a fresh dovecot.conf file if I knew just which settings need to be uncommemted.