Using TLS with IMAP, POP3 and ACAP, June 1999
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 4616, RFC 7817, RFC 8314
- C. Newman
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Recognizing that such sites will desire simple password authentication in combination with TLS encryption, this specification defines the PLAIN SASL mechanism for use with protocols which lack a simple password authentication command such as ACAP and SMTP. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.