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Old 01-13-2009, 10:14 PM   #1
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postfix plain password auth with tls security

Hello all,

I am new to setting up mail servers so please excuse my ignorance if I am asking a trivial question:
would the following line from my mail log consider my server not secure since it logs users using method plain or is it ok since it also uses TLS

imap-login: Login: user=<john>, method=PLAIN, rip=::ffff:, lip=::ffff:, TLS

mail server redhat, postfix, dovecot which only allow imaps and pop3s, saslauthd for authentication


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Old 01-13-2009, 10:48 PM   #2
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If you have TLS set up properly, that is fine.


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