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[REBOL] Re: IMAP mail, anyone?

From: mario:cassani:icl at: 13-Dec-2001 8:34

Hi Holger, thank you for the very interesting and detailed info. Can you give some details on the next release of REBOL? Do you plan to support NTLM on proxies and/or IMAP? I'm posting the trace for completeness.
> One of two things: either your username or password are incorrect, > or the server you are connecting to does not support any of the > official IMAP authentication standards REBOL supports (LOGIN > and CRAM-MD5), but only Microsoft-proprietary methods.
Unfortunately the latter!
> Near the top of the Net-log output you should see a line such as > > * OK [(some text) AUTH=CRAM-MD5 AUTH=LOGIN] hostname (some more text) > > Check whether at least one of CRAM-MD5 or LOGIN is listed in the > AUTH options. If not, and if the server only supports, say, > AUTH=NTLM, then you will not be able to connect. You would have >> trace/net on >> p: open imap://mario_cassani:[*********--ITALY51]/inbox
URL Parse: mario_cassani ********* ITALY51 none none inbox Net-log: ["Opening" "tcp" "for" "IMAP"] Net-log: {* OK Microsoft Exchange IMAP4rev1 server version 5.5.2653.23 (ITALY51) ready} Net-log: "A1 CAPABILITY" Net-log: {* CAPABILITY IMAP4 IMAP4rev1 IDLE LITERAL+ LOGIN-REFERRALS MAILBOX-REFERRALS NAMESPACE AUTH=NTLM} Net-log: "A1 OK CAPABILITY completed." Net-log: "A2 LOGIN mario_cassani *********" Net-log: "A2 NO You do not have permission to log on." ** User Error: No authentication method available ** Near: p: open imap://mario_cassani:[*********--ITALY51]/inbox
>> > to contact your sysadmin and ask them to enable standard > authentication > protocols in the IMAP server. CRAM-MD5 is at least as secure > as anything > ever coming out of Microsoft, so sysadmin really have no reason not to > allow it.
There was no reason to close POP3 too, on a mailserver accepting users only from the intranet! Well, worth trying to ask... Zaijian Mario