ssmtp - possible anomaly with SSL
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Sat Nov 6 16:30:53 UTC 2010
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 07:23:39AM -0400, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> > I recently figured out how to send mail thru my ISP ID using ssmtp. I
> > previously only been using KMail, and I had it configured to use port 465
> > LOGIN.
> > I can send mail when I don't use port 465:
> > mailhub=mail.InsightBB.com
> > but if I add the port 465 a,d enable SSL with:
> > UseTLS=YES
> > then I use the -v switch and also -auFreeBSD -apPassword
> > as in smtp -v -auFreeBSD -apPassword freebsd at insightbb.com
> > and the messages all indicate success, but the mail never arrives. It
> > when I don't use SSL on port 465.
> > KMail does work with SSL on port 465.
> I'm not entirely clear on what you're using as a mail user agent. Are
> you still using KMail as your MUA, but using ssmtp to send the emails to
> your SMTP server, or have you switched MUAs when you started using ssmtp?
> Chris Brennan suggested you send more information; in addition to
> answering my question, it might be useful to give us the information
> Chris requested -- but make sure you obscure any username/password
If you reference my last e-mail, I posted my my working ssmtp.conf (for
communicating w/ GMail/Google for Domains). If sSMTP is your only MTA, then
using my example will get you up and running very quickly. You can also
reference http://wiki.freebsd.org/SecureSSMTP on how to secure it (if this
is a (semi-)public machine with more then one user on it.
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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