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Client side modifications

To test out the server-side modifications it was necessary to produce a netAuth-enabled MVA. Rather than port an existing MVA, such as Thunderbird, we instead built a netAuth proxy. This has several advantages, including portability to systems which do not allow kernel modifications and ability to support a wide variety of MVAs without doing multiple ports. The proxy presented the least invasive approach.

The proxy binds to the IMAP (or POP) port on the localhost. The events to setup a new connection:


Manigandan Radhakrishnan 2008-05-13