karjala_lists at karjala.org
Mon Jul 3 13:18:34 UTC 2006
I don't really know how authentication works. How many different modes
of authentication are there?
I know what SSL means (from the web), and I know what Basic
authentication is on the web.
How do TLS, cleartext, encrypted passwords, "the weakest type of auth"
and plaintext relate to the above?
Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Can you make it support "can_retrieve_cleartext" when encrypted passwords
> are disabled?
> Because as is, your module only supports the weakest type of auth, which
> requires users passwords to going flying about, and a lot of Jabber
> clients complain loudly about that.
> If you're able to give DJabberd the plaintext password, though, it will do
> all the challenge/response type stuff so clients don't complain.
> - Brad
> On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Karjala wrote:
>> Instructions are in the POD. I tested it, it works.
>> Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>> You going to write the MySQL authen plugin?
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