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Thunderbird Secure Connections Using Postfix

Mar 17, 2010, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Andrew Weber for this link. ]

"Thunderbird Client Configuration
Client configuration can be just as big of problem as the set up for the server. One of the problems is that not all clients, both Linux and Windows, are capable of handling TLS or SMTP AUTH. That is getting better but it is still a problem. One great alternative client is Thunderbird, Icedove if you are on Debian. Here is a step by step approach to setting up the Thunderbird client for TLS and SMTP AUTH.

"In the example, IMAP is the server of choice. This allows you to retrieve mail and also leave the mail on the server so you could share accounts. An important setting is the “Incoming Server”. Make sure you enter a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) which means it must have a hostname and domain name."

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