[Setup] Still can't get past email errors
michael at moderndesktop.com
Wed Jun 6 18:43:22 UTC 2007
I am the sysadmin.
The authentication on that email server is set to "Login" and never uses SSL
or port 443.
As I took my time (again) and considered every possibility, I changed the
authentication method on the email server to CRAM-MD5 - challenge-response.
And it worked.
Then I toggled the TLS on/off in the ZMI Mailhost pref and it works in both
Reinout van Rees wrote:
> Mike Inglis wrote:
>> Jun 6 00:06:33 moderndesktop postfix/smtpd: connect from
>> Jun 6 00:06:35 moderndesktop postfix/smtpd: lost connection after
>> AUTH from unknown[188.8.131.52]
>> Jun 6 00:06:35 moderndesktop postfix/smtpd: disconnect from
>> I learned that UGFzc3dvcmQ6 is Base64 for AUTH (?). Not sure what I can
>> with that bit of info :-)
>> Is Python doing the email? What else would you try?
> AUTH... Perhaps the mailserver only accepts secure/encrypted
> connections (the smtp equivalent of https) and wants you to authenticate
> or so? Can you ask your sysadmin?
> Reinout van Rees - Programmer at http://zestsoftware.nl/
> http://vanrees.org/weblog/ mailto:reinout at vanrees.org
> "White space, the opposite of black hole?" -- Joris slob
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