Outlook With FreeBSD IMAP

Juha Saarinen juhasaarinen at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 08:55:47 UTC 2007

On 2/26/07, perryh at pluto.rain.com <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
> *Not* off-topic, the context being how best to configure Outlook
> for use with FreeBSD IMAP.  One hopes something more secure than
> plain-text passwords can be made to work.

Uh, OK.

> My answer is "Don't use Outlook.  For anything.  Period."
> but the OP may be stuck with it for some reason.

Outlook supports SSL and TLS for both IMAP and SMTP if makes a
difference, plus AUTH but I'm not sure if it sets up a tunnel before
sending the plain-text password. Googling seems to indicate otherwise,
but perhaps someone better versed in Outlook can say for sure?

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