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Re: [leafnode-list] How to interface Leafnode with Secure Password Authentication

Kim Woodward wrote:

> Is there a way that I can use LeafNode and NewsFetch on a private News
> Server that requires Secure Password Authentication (if using Outlook
> Express)?  I am trying to download class material from a news server in
> order to review it/post to it offline.

I have no idea what "Secure Password Authentication" is, so the
answer is probably "no".

The more information I can get about the mechanism, the more likely
it is that it will be built into a future version of leafnode.

The only "enhanced" version of authentication that I know of so far
is SASL (RFC 2222). Leafnode does not support the necessary


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