No way to specify 3des like in outlook express



14 years ago
3 years ago


(Reporter: netdragon, Unassigned)


1.8 Branch
Windows XP

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14 years ago's SMTP server requires 3DES for SMTP but still uses port 25, and
mail can be sent using outlook express. It's impossible to send mail using
Thunderbird. Outlook Express has a security tab that allows you to specify 3DES.
This is required to log in. I tried using SSL on both the default port and port
25, along with TLS. None of these worked. I'll attach a screenshot of the
Security tab for outlook express.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Created attachment 181533 [details]
Screen shot of outlook express's security tab

The error I got was, " Sending of message failed: The message could not be sent
because connecting to SMTP server <server name> failed. The server may be

Comment 2

14 years ago
Created attachment 181534 [details]
Screen shot of the servers tab in outlook express.
Assignee: dveditz → bienvenu
Brian do you still experience the issue ? If so could you log what is happening at the smtp level and attach the logs to this bug ? Instruction on getting logs are avilable at :
Assignee: bienvenu → nobody
Component: Security → Networking: SMTP
Product: Thunderbird → MailNews Core
QA Contact: thunderbird → networking.smtp
Version: unspecified → 1.8 Branch
Removing myslef on all the bugs I'm cced on. Please NI me if you need something on MailNews Core bugs from me.
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