BASIC_POP3_AUTH(8) User Contributed Perl Documentation BASIC_POP3_AUTH(8)

basic_pop3_auth - POP3 authenticator for Squid

basic_pop3_auth server

basic_pop3_auth authenticates user credentials against a POP3 server.

The only option this helper takes is the name of the POP3 server to validate against.

This program was written by Henrik Nordstrom <>

This manual was written by Amos Jeffries <>

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* Squid software is distributed under GPLv2+ license and includes
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# Copyright (C) 2006 Henrik Nordstrom <>
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# GNU General Public License for more details.
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111, USA.
# Change log:
#   2006-12-10    henrik    Initial revision

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2022-12-12 perl v5.36.0