[Dovecot] Dovecot with sasl/imaps/postfix and thunderbird
CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Wed Mar 13 12:29:52 EET 2013
Interesting, thanks Prof.
Looks like I have some experimenting to do to see what about:config
options this sets, so I can add them to my list.
On 2013-03-13 2:31 AM, Professa Dementia <professa at dementianati.com> wrote:
>> I just verified that TB (17.0.4) won't do STARTTLS on TCP 143 without
>> first accepting the self signed cert.
>>> I'm really hoping someone can help me to clarify more specifically
>>> what's going on here.
>> You've already clarified it. You simply can't do account auto
>> configuration with a self signed cert, at least not with a vanilla TB
>> setup. The only possible solution I can think of would be to preload
>> the user profile with the certificate. I don't know how you'd do this.
>> I think you have some research ahead of you.
> You can.
> 1) Select Menu Tools > Account Settings...
> 2) Below the left pane click the Account Actions button, then select
> Add Mail Account...
> 3) Fill in the first name and email address. Uncheck Remember
> password and leave the password field blank. Click the Continue button.
> 4) VERY QUICKLY!!! As soon as the next window opens, click the Manual
> Config button at the bottom.
> 5) Fill in the proper data. Under SSL select None and None. Under
> Authentication, select Normal Password for both fields.
> 6) Make sure the ports have real numbers, not Auto. For POP use 110,
> for IMAP use 143, for SMTP use 25.
> 7) The "Done" button should undim and be clickable. Click it.
> 8) You will get a red window warning about no encryption. Check the
> "I understand ..." box and click Done.
> 9) Select the account you just created in the left pane, then fix all
> the settings to use SSL, etc.
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