Incorrect username sent when set to "use name and password" for SMTP server

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Backend
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
9 years ago

People

(Reporter: Tod Herman, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

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Description

15 years ago
Yahoo Business Mail requires logging in on smtp server to send mail. they use a
user name equal to your actual full email address (ex.
jsmith@registered_domain.com) as opposed to just the "jsmith" from the previous
example, followed by "@smtp_server_FQDN" (jsmith@smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com in this
example).  No matter what is entered in the field for user name and password,
program appears to be sending user name as jsmith@smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com (in
this example)  instead of the entered jsmith@registered_domain.com.  Program
fails to connect to smtp server using supplied credentials.  Credentials
verified correct, working fine with Outlook client.  Error duplicated on ver 1.1
and 1.2a build of 9/08/2002.  Yahoo's directions for older netscape clients
instructs to replace @ sign with % which seems to have the effect of doing
nothing with Mozilla client.

Updated

15 years ago
QA Contact: gayatri → nbaca

Updated

15 years ago
Summary: Incorrect user name sent when set to "use name and password" for SMTP server → Incorrect username sent when set to "use name and password" for SMTP server

Comment 1

14 years ago
dupe or related to bug #178672?
Product: MailNews → Core
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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