[Alpine-info] question about password authentication
David Prager Branner
brannerchinese at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 06:58:57 PST 2010
Yes, many thanks. I am using Ubuntu 10.04.1, and I see that the version of
Alpine supplied with that is compiled with password file support.
Now a more thorny
On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Eduardo Chappa <chappa at u.washington.edu>wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Dec 2010, David Prager Branner wrote:
> :) Is there a way to automate password-entry from within Alpine, for IMAP
> :) and SMTP connections?
> Yes, Alpine must have been compiled with password file support.
> If you want to know if your version of Alpine was compiled with password
> file support, try the command
> alpine -h | grep passfile
> if the output is non-empty, then your version can store passwords.
> In that case, do as follows.
> $ cd
> $ touch foo
> $ alpine -passfile foo
> Everything will work as before, except that when you open a new
> connection, you will be asked if you want to store the password.
> I hope this helps.
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