[horde] Different user names and passwords for Horde and IMAP

Ralf Lang lang at b1-systems.de
Mon Mar 11 13:20:00 UTC 2013

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On 11.03.2013 11:20, Ole Wolf wrote:
> I'm installing Horde in a company that uses an external IMAP
> server. The users use a different login and password to login to
> Horde than they use to login to the external IMAP server. The IMAP
> passwords are unknown to the individual users (not sure why, but
> that's how it's configured).
> Is it possible to map the local users' usernames and passswords to
> the usernames and passwords used by the IMAP server so that the
> user won't have to login to IMP (which is impossible since they
> don't know their IMAP passwords) after logging in to Horde?

Yes. You need a hook.

> Assuming it's indeed possible, how do I ensure that the mapping
> doesn't break when Horde is upgraded?
> Thanks!

Adapt the hook as needed, when needed.

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