Mailserver: No login with "Umlaut" in password

Discussion in 'General' started by jeensg, Mar 16, 2022.

  1. jeensg

    jeensg Member HowtoForge Supporter

    A user used a password with a german Umlaut in the password (like U+00E4 in utf8) and I realised that login with this password to migrate their mailboxes to our server was not possible:
    Code:
    Mar 16 01:13:26 host dovecot: auth-worker(29365): ....: Password mismatch
    
    - This error occurs when logging in with Roundcube (I checked, that utf8 is chosen, found it in standard-config).
    - Trying with Thunderbird it somehow logs in after 3 attempts and shows received Mails o_O but does not work properly (2x password mismatch, then sometimes working.
    I found this open bug and wanted to ask, if that's the problem? (I wanted to comment there but couldn't)
    I can live with requesting to change it, hehe, but don't get, why it shouldn't work :)
     
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Yes, the issue is already reported in the bug tracker. We do not know yet what's the real cause of this. Might be some double escaping in the code.
     
  3. jeensg

    jeensg Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Thanks for the answer. If I can somehow contribute, please tell me.
     
  4. Th0m

    Th0m ISPConfig Developer Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

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