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Re: Imap: no login... ps aux - imapd.pid -nodnslookup -noidentlookup



On 09/25/2005 03:30 am, Jared Hall wrote:
> I've tried Pollywog's method and I still can't loginto email accounts
> using "telnet localhost 143." I've got some ideas about things to play
> with, but my problem still isn't solved.  Please help if you have any
> ideas!

You won't be able to login with telnet, you need to use a client like kmail or 
Opera browser, they do secure imap on port 143.

Did you use Debian packages for Courier?

Try this documentation, it's for Debian
http://www.trekweb.com/~jasonb/articles/exim4_courier/index.html

I use Postfix and not Exim, though.    Perhaps I misunderstood what you were 
trying to do, I thought you wanted a secure connection.  If you want a normal 
IMAP connection, you should use the original imapd-ssl contents.


8)



> Jared
>
> > I had similar problems and this is what I did to get it working:
> > Edited /etc/courier/imapd-ssl  making the following changes
> >
> > IMAPDSSLSTART=NO  (it was set to YES)
> >
> > IMAPDSTARTTLS=YES  (the default was NO)
> > IMAP_TLS_REQUIRED=1
> >
> >
> > Then I edited imapd.cnf and changed the hostname to my fully-qualified
> > hostname, it will not work if you do not do that.  You only need to edit
> > the stuff under
> > [ req_dn ]
> > from "C" to "emailAddress"
> >
> > Then I renamed the file imapd.pem to imapd.pem.orig and then I deleted
> > the file
> > /usr/lib/courier/imapd.pem
> >
> > and then I ran 'mkimapdcert' as root.  This produced
> > another /usr/lib/courier/imapd.pem and I COPIED that file to
> > /etc/courier/ and restarted courier-imapd and then I was able to login to
> > my imap accounts on port 143 using TLS with kmail or Opera.  Some clients
> > cannot connect to this type of setup and can only use SSL on port 993.
> >
> >
> > 8)
> >
> >
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