[JDEV] SASL, deployment and coding

Robert Norris rob at cataclysm.cx
Tue Feb 4 18:03:19 CST 2003

> AFAIK, SASL does not have user registration, just authentication. You 
> may have seen the mechanism registration, which is the procedure for 
> having the IANA recognize new authentication mechanisms.

That was my understanding too. I have seen registration being done via
SASL - the usual procedure was to establish an encrypted session, then
do a PLAIN authentication. The server then stores these credentials.

Not sure I like it though ..

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