[Dovecot] Trying to explain mutt+dovecot(ssl) to myself :(

Johnny Chadda johnny-06 at chadda.se
Mon Apr 23 16:50:15 EEST 2007

Wilkinson, Alex wrote:
> So I started to write about it and am stuck. Can those that
> _understand_ mutt+ssl have a read of what I wrote to myself and
> give me your $00.02 worth (corrections etc).

Just connect to your IMAP server using openssl.

  openssl s_client -connect mailserver:993
   (optionally with -msg for protcol messages)

It will give you most things you need. Otherwise just study some SSL
protocol documentation, and you should be able to figure out how SSL
generally works.

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Yeah, right.

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