Mail doesn't ask for username and password when sending Email, required by mail server



16 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: arakiel, Assigned: sspitzer)


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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.2) Gecko/20021126
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.2) Gecko/20021126

My mail server requires authentication to send email, I've set Mozilla Mail up
to ask for this information when I send mail, but it doesnt ask it just returns
an error from the server that Authentication is required.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup Mail to ask for Authentication
2. Attempt to send mail through secure server

Actual Results:  
Failure to send email, Error message from mail server "Authentication Required".

Expected Results:  
Prompted for a username / password

Comment 1

16 years ago
Reporter, what was the error message from the server ? And what type of server
is it :

- SMTP with AUTH-LOGIN (see bug 170872 comment 2)
- POP before SMTP (see bug 81387)

Comment 2

16 years ago
Component: Browser-General → Networking: MailNews General
Product: Browser → MailNews

Comment 3

16 years ago
Error from server was only : "Authentication Required"
Mail Server was MDeamon Pro version 6


16 years ago
Summary: Mail doesnt ask for user name and password when sending Email, required by mail server → Mail doesn't ask for username and password when sending Email, required by mail server
Created attachment 117313 [details]
mail server password unprompted

unable to use Mozilla mail

Comment 5

15 years ago
Mark, can you still reproduce this with a current nightly build or Mozilla 1.6? 
Assignee: asa → sspitzer
QA Contact: asa → grylchan
Product: MailNews → Core
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