Outlook Express and STARTTLS

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Sat Nov 22 06:17:02 UTC 2014

Am 21.11.2014 um 22:29 schrieb Reindl Harald:
> 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 you shouldnt support outdated stuff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 so much outdated clients while i can't in case of business customers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

yes i know that problem, but outdated os may hacked anytime and then it
will not be a client/user problem only

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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