[horde] Remote Mail Account in Horde / Password
andreas at mauser.info
Fri Jun 12 22:22:02 UTC 2015
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> Quoting Andreas Mauser <andreas at mauser.info>:
>> ----- Nachricht von Erling Preben Hansen <erling at eph.dk> ---------
>> Datum: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 21:36:11 +0000
>> Von: Erling Preben Hansen <erling at eph.dk>
>> Antwort an: erling at eph.dk
>> Betreff: Re: [horde] Remote Mail Account in Horde / Password
>> An: horde at lists.horde.org
>>> Citat af Andreas Mauser <andreas at mauser.info>:
>>>> I want to add a GMX Account in Horde. It works, but every time I log into
>>>> Horde I also have to put in password for my GMX Account.
>>>> How to make it so that the GMX password is remembered?
>>>> Thank you,Andreas
>>> Hey Andreas
>>> This has been discussed before..
>>> It is not possible.
>>> And in my opinion is a serious security risk.
>>> Since you as an admin will be responsible of storing and securing passwords
>>> of third party services.
>>> When this is a sensible personal service, as a mail account is.
>>> I wouldn't recommend it.
>> I would recommend it, because the user must first authenticate via
>> Horde Authentication, in any way.
>> So if I collect 3 external mail accounts, I need to log on 4 times.
>> If the password could be stored e.g. in the database only the well
>> trusted administrator would have access to it. But I hope they are
>> all Snowdens...
> ...and of course if that one account is compromised, this
> compromises ALL your accounts. Kind of defeats the recommended
> security practice of using different passwords for each account.
Would 2-factor auth help?
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