ecrist at secure-computing.net
Mon Jul 12 18:48:46 PDT 2004
On Monday 12 July 2004 18:30, Doug Hardie wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2004, at 16:16, Chris wrote:
> > On Monday 12 July 2004 06:01 pm, Eric Crist wrote:
> >> What can I use as a secure (SSL) pop3 server. I'm trying to
> >> eliminate all
> >> instances of passwords being transmitted to my network unencrypted.
> >> Mail
> >> is all that is left. I want to setup pop as a secure service, before
> >> I
> >> worry about fighting with sendmail and SSL.
> > qpopper offers both SSL and APOP options.
> I use qpopper with SSL quite successfully. Its straight forward to
> setup. However, getting the clients to work with that protocol can be
> quite difficult. Eudora in particular has a broken TSL implementation
> so you have to disable TSL and let it default to SSL before it will
Ok. Ignore my previous messages. I've got TSL working, but APOP is not
working, even though the server says it supports it. I get an error about
some DB not existing. Any ideas?
Also, I followed the previously listed example to create a certificate. How
do I use my existing web certificates? I think they're separate cert/key
files. Do I need to combine these? Is it better to make a second cert/key
for my mail server, only sign it with my CA cert? I've created my own CA
that my users trust, I just don't do this often enough to remember the
Almost there with this part!
Eric F Crist
Keep your pecker hard and your powder dry, and the world WILL turn.
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