RFC 2595

Using TLS with IMAP, POP3 and ACAP, June 1999

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RFC 4616, RFC 7817, RFC 8314
C. Newman

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC2595

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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 8729.

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