[horde] Bad or malformed request. Server Responded: Command unrecognized: LOGIN

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Aug 4 10:14:30 UTC 2009

Zitat von Beth Halsema <bhalsema at purdue.edu>:

> While testing our installation of Horde Groupware Webmail Edition
> (version 1.2.3), we ran into an understandable but undesirable
> behavior.  I am uncertain as to whether it should be considered a
> bug, but I was hoping that I might find out:
>         a) Whether others have experienced this scenario?
>         b) If so, how did they address it?
> 	c) Whether I should be submitting a bug report?
> We are running the latest release of UW-IMAP.  We are using the IMP
> application to authenticate.  We also use the IMAP host's native
> account expiration.  From the time that the expiration field is set
> and excluding its final day, the status information displayed by IMP
> (as provided by the IMAP server) is correct:
>         Account expires in x days(s)!
> However, on the final day (the account has not yet expired), instead
> of the alert being displayed,
>         Account expires today!
> , the login attempt fails, and the following informational message is
> provided on the Horde login page:
>    Bad or malformed request. Server Responded: Command unrecognized: LOGIN
> I believe that this is due to the fact that the IMAP server returns
> (untagged):
>         * NO [ALERT] Account expires today!
> as opposed to:
>         * OK [ALERT] Account expires in x day(s)!
> According to RFC 3501 Section 7.1.2 (NO Response), this is a recognized
> response, indicating an operational errror from the server.  The
> command can and does complete successfully.
>         http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3501.txt

We have no influence on that. PHP uses the c-client for authentication  
at the IMAP server, which has been developed by the author of that RFC.


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