[horde] Permissions problem with Webmail

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Jul 5 11:02:16 UTC 2011

Zitat von Volker Then <horde40 at volkerthen.com>:

> Hi,
> I'm using SQL as the authentication mechanism. Some of my users  
> don't have an IMAP account on the server. So I'm setting permissions  
> for accessing IMP ("Webmail") only for those users who have an IMAP  
> account. Anyway, when a non-IMAP user is logging in to Horde, IMP is  
> trying to access the IMAP server for this user
> imap-login: Aborted login (auth failed, 8 attempts):  
> user=<********>, method=PLAIN, rip=, lip=, TLS
> 2011-07-05T12:09:54+02:00 ERR: HORDE [imp] IMAP server denied authentication.
> The question is, why is IMP trying to authenticate? The user hasn't  
> any permissions to access the Webmail module. The module does not  
> appear in the sidebar for this user, since permissions are set  
> correctly. My workaround at this time is setting up IMAP accounts  
> for said users.
> In Horde 3 this worked as it should. Users without webmail  
> permissions didn't authenticate on the IMAP server.
> Bug?

Sounds like one.


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