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Re: POP and SSH
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: POP and SSH
- From: "Andrew G. Gilpin" <agilpin_(_at_)_combinenet_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 22:18:07 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 09:34:55PM -0230, Martin Marconcini wrote:
> Does pop3 encrypts the user/pass? (I am using qmail-pop3d).
> Because off that could be a serious problem.
> Is there any pop over ssh or something like that?
If qmail-pop3d supports the APOP command, then it will send the
password encrypted but the username is clear. APOP is an optional
command and is not supported by all servers.