User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 SUSE/1.0.3-1.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050414 Firefox/1.0.3 SUSE/1.0.3-1.1 I inadvertently attempted to create a second account on an NNTP server. The server uses SSL and requires authentication. After apparently creating the second account, I was unable to logon to the NNTP server using what I thought was the new account. After realizing what I had done, I deleted the account that was showing and restarted Thunderbird. It appeared that the account had not been deleted but I think that was, instead, a second account on that server. I deleted the account again and again restarted Thunderbird. The account was now gone and I was able to recreate the account from scratch. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create an NNTP account on a server that uses SSL and requires authentication. 2. Attempt to create a second account on that same NNTP server. 3. Try to subscribe to a newsgroup on that NNTP server. Actual Results: The account manager (?) attempted to log on but eventually timed out. Expected Results: I would have expected the account manager (?) to issue a warning that you should not attempt to create a second account on a given server and then back out of the creation of the second account, leaving the original account intact. The NNTP server I was using when the difficulty occurred is one maintained by the University of Phoenix Online University. It's possible that they may have modified the software but I don't think that's the problem here.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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