Imap-uw and openssl certificate

albi albi at
Wed Oct 19 02:06:38 PDT 2005

On Wed, 19 Oct 2005 10:46:23 +0200
Frank Staals <frankstaals at> wrote:

> Common Name (FQDN of your server) []:
> Common Name (default) []: localhost
> When I try to connect with my mail-client ( thunderbird ) it states that 
> the mail-certificate doesn't match with the server I'm trying to access. 
> When looking at the certificate in thunderbird it says "certificate for 
> localhost" instead of "certificate for". I don't realy know 
> how to change this, so I'm kind of stuck.

/usr/ports/mail/imap-uw ] # grep -r -i "cert" *
shows that you can edit files/imap-uw.cnf and change the localhost-part

however, you might want to consider installing a better imap-server like
e.g. dovecot (/usr/ports/mail/dovecot)

grtjs, albi
gpg-key: lynx -dump | gpg --import

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