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Re: thunderbird, IMAP, and STARTTLS



Am Mo, den 11.10.2004 schrieb Sam Varshavchik um 4:53:
 
> > Which IMAP server offers IMAP/TLS on port 143?
> 
> Pretty much all of them.

Ok, I always configures IMAPs with usage of port 993, simply because
otherwise you can't force the users to use the secured connection. If
you enable port 143 users tend to simply use IMAP - and then auth data
goes over the line unencrypted, especially by those Outlook users using
LOGIN.

Alexander


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