IMAP and Shibboleth

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue Apr 8 10:09:27 EDT 2014

On 4/8/14, 10:04 AM, "bruno.dawagne at"
<bruno.dawagne at> wrote:
>We're currently struggling to install some sort of web portal using
>Shibboleth as login mechanism. Ideally, we would like to be able to
>retrieve the user's e-mails without requiring any additional
>configuration step from him. Is there any way to connect to an IMAP
>server using Shibboleth ?

Not in practice, no. The IdP already supports the necessary profile to
enable a client to do so, but there are no clients supporting the SASL
mechanism I defined.

-- Scott

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