Outlook Express and STARTTLS

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Nov 21 21:29:44 UTC 2014

Am 21.11.2014 um 22:24 schrieb Robert Schetterer:
> Am 21.11.2014 um 20:59 schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>> I have one user that uses Outlook Express.   Not only do I not use it, I
>> don't have any systems here that can easily use it.  I bit of a challenge.
>> I am strictly enforcing STARTTLS or TLS for SMTP/POP3/IMAP connections.
>> SO far a google search has not shown me how to configure this for a
>> user.  Anyone have a pointer to instructions so I can talk the person
>> through the changes?
> you shouldnt support outdated stuff
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlook_Express
> Included with 	Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
> Server 2003

the situation for Outlook (not OE) and TLS is not much better

some versions support STARTTLS on SMTP but not for IMAP/POP3 and "you 
shouldnt support" is not that easy to do - if i could i would shut down 
so much outdated clients while i can't in case of business customers 
having other business companies as their customers

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