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Re: proxy authentication

At 04:54 PM 2002-06-16, Luke Howard wrote:

>>This is basically the same as passing through the SASL
>>bind request/responses EXCEPT the authenticating server
>>knows it [is] doing [it] for the middle box and hence can prepare
>>a response which can be relayed to the end client.
>In what cases would this be necessary?

Any mechanism with man-in-the-middle protection... e.g. DIGEST-MD5.