Annotation of pkgsrc/security/gsasl/DESCR, Revision 1.2
1.2 ! rillig 1: GNU SASL is an implementation of the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
! 2: framework and a few common SASL mechanisms. SASL is used by network servers
! 3: (e.g., IMAP, SMTP) to request authentication from clients, and in clients to
1.1 xtraeme 4: authenticate against servers.
1.2 ! rillig 6: GNU SASL contains a library (`libgsasl'), a command line utility (`gsasl')
! 7: to access the library from the shell, and a manual. The library includes
! 8: support for the SASL framework (with authentication functions and application
! 9: data privacy and integrity functions) and at least partial support for the
! 10: CRAM-MD5, EXTERNAL, GSSAPI, ANONYMOUS, PLAIN, SECURID, DIGEST-MD5, LOGIN,
1.1 xtraeme 11: NTLM and KERBEROS_V5 mechanisms.