Outlook With FreeBSD IMAP
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Tue Feb 27 09:11:17 UTC 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh Tolbert" <hemi at puresimplicity.net>
To: <chris at chrismaness.com>
Cc: <juhasaarinen at gmail.com>; <perryh at pluto.rain.com>;
<freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 7:30 AM
Subject: Re: Outlook With FreeBSD IMAP
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 07:16:58AM -0800, chris at chrismaness.com wrote:
> > >> > How do I use the Cram-MD5 passwords with Outlook?
> > >> > Or do I have to go plain text?
> > >>
> > >> Off-topic for FreeBSD-Questions but I don't believe
> > >> Outlook supports CRAM-MD5 out of the box.
> > >
> > > *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.
> > >
> > > My answer is "Don't use Outlook. For anything. Period."
> > > but the OP may be stuck with it for some reason.
> > >
> > Thank You, if I was talking about Anna Nichole Smith or something, that
> > would be *OFF* topic. ;o).
> > I am stuck with outlook if I want to synch my PDA phone to my e-mail.
> > seems to work ok with gmail pop3. Maybe I can just have sendmail
> > a copy of all my mail to gmail.
> > Thanks Guys,
> > Chris Maness
> I run imap-uw. Outlook 2003 works just fine with my mail server. However,
> haven't been able to get Outlook 2002 to work properly.
If your using self-signed certificates the secret is you create a
certificate, then import a copy of that into Internet Explorer, and then
you create the CSR for the imap server, sign it with your self-signed root
certificate. This same restriction existed for all prior Outlook clients.
In outlook 2003 MS finally got rid of that and allowed you to use
imap certificates directly.
Outlook Express also
> works fine for me.
> My (quite popular) page about running both sendmail and imap-uw with
> and authentication can be found here:
> <http://www.puresimplicity.net/~hemi/freebsd/sendmail.html>. The page
> that one of the goals of the described mail setup is compatibility with
> Microsoft e-mail clients.
> Josh Tolbert
> hemi at puresimplicity.net || http://www.puresimplicity.net/~hemi/
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