Outlook Express and STARTTLS

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Sat Nov 22 15:48:14 UTC 2014

On Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:17:02 +0100, Robert Schetterer stated:

>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 you shouldnt support outdated stuff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 so much outdated clients while i can't in case of business customers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yes i know that problem, but outdated os may hacked anytime and then it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

You can always post a suggestion to Microsoft here. I do it all the all the


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