The LOGIN SASL Mechanism

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Authors Kenneth Murchison  , Mark Crispin 
Last updated 2003-08-29
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This document documents the obsolete clear-text user/password Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism called the LOGIN mechanism. The LOGIN mechanism was intended to be used, in combination with data confidentiality services provided by a lower layer, in protocols which lack a simple password authentication command.


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