[JDEV] Re: SASL, deployment and coding

Chris Wilkes cwilkes-jabber at ladro.com
Tue Feb 4 19:09:44 CST 2003

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 07:33:07PM -0500, Matthew Beacher wrote:
> Mabey you missunderstand me.  I want every user to have to log in, and 
> SASL, at least the implementaion I am using, cyrus SASL, holds the 
> usernames and passwords itself.  It also alows users to be created 
> within the Challeneg / Responce cycle.  If I can not add users using 
> SASL itself, then I need to know how to interface with the SASL password 
> files, because I only want one password list, not 2.

Take a look at the xdb_ldap package available at
which shows you how something like this can be done.  Your situation is
a lot easier than the LDAP way and shouldn't be too difficult to

Since the normal jabber way of sending passwords back and forth is in
plaintext you can take that and then query the SASL password files.


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