Christian Hansen

NAME

Authen::Simple::POP3 - Simple POP3 authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::POP3;
    
    my $pop3 = Authen::Simple::POP3->new( 
        host => 'pop3.company.com'
    );
    
    if ( $pop3->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler
    
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::POP3

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimplePOP3_host "pop3.company.com"

    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::POP3
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

Authenticate against a POP3 service.

METHODS

  • new

    This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

    • host

      Connection host, can be a hostname or IP number. Defaults to localhost.

          host => 'ftp.company.com'
          host => '10.0.0.1'
    • port

      Connection port, defaults to 110.

          port => 110
    • timeout

      Connection timeout, defaults to 60.

          timeout => 60
    • method

      Authentication method, defaults to plain. Valid options are apop, plain, sasl.

          method => 'plain'
    • log

      Any object that supports debug, info, error and warn.

          log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::POP3')
  • authenticate( $username, $password )

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.

Net::POP3.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen ch@ngmedia.com

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.