[ejabberd] DIGEST MD5 with external auth script

Lionel Dricot zeploum at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 16:07:44 MSD 2008


I'm myself interested in making Ejabberd use DIGEST MD5 against openldap.

I think it should be possible (but it might be tricky)

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Stephan Maihöfer <
sma at turtle-entertainment.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> do I see it correctly that it is not possible to
> do digest authentication when using an external
> script? considering that xep-0078 reads:
>
> "Client implementations MUST NOT make plaintext the
> default mechanism, and SHOULD warn the user that the
> plaintext mechanism is insecure."
>
> that would be quite annoying. or am i simply doing
> something wrong here? it seems ejabberd does not
> advertise "DIGEST MD5" anymore, after I enable
> the external auth script.
>
> thanks in advance for any help,
> stephan
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