[Dovecot] SSL/TLS with Outlook client
rick at havokmon.com
Thu Oct 25 17:12:48 EEST 2007
You could try the old import trick - do https://mail.elisan.com:993 and
accept the cert in IE. Outlook should then just accept it.
On Thu, 2007-10-25 at 10:08 -0400, Eli wrote:
> I am trying to get TLS to work with Outlook 2007 and I've hit a small
> problem. Whenever I start it up, I get this error:
> "The server you are connected to is using a security certificate that cannot
> be verified.
> The target principal name is incorrect." (yes/no choice of trusting)
> I first tried with a wildcard cert (*.elisand.com), and then tried with
> mail.elisand.com - both certs are from cacert.org and the root CA certs are
> installed and functioning properly on my system (so the certs should be
> I've searched all over Google and such trying to find out why Outlook would
> give me this error from an IMAP/TLS connection (closest I could find was
> Exchange related info), and I know this is by no means an Outlook mailing
> list... though I'm just wondering if anyone else on here has ever
> encountered this problem before and could point me in the right direction to
> getting the SSL cert working with Outlook.
> Thanks in advance!
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