how to configure sieve to start STARTTLS ?
j.bakshi at unlimitedmail.org
Tue Apr 3 05:36:06 EDT 2007
Olaf Fraczyk wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 14:16 +0530, JOYDEEP wrote:
>> Olaf Fraczyk wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 12:27 +0530, JOYDEEP wrote:
>>>> Dear list,
>>>> after implementing the imaps , I need to configure sieve to start STARTTLS.
>>>> sivtest -a aftab -u aftab linux.kolkatainfoservices.in -m LOGIN -t
>>>> is working well. is there any config file for sieve so that I can force
>>>> sieve to start STARTTLS ? bcoz I am using sieve from a web-based email
>>>> client called felamimail.
>>> Man, sending the same message 3 times will not help you to get an
>>> answer. Just opposite - people will start ignoring you.
>>> Read some book about SSL TLS etc. If you want to use it, you need to
>>> understand it a little.
>>> How do you want to force a server to "start STARTTLS"? It's not server's
>>> job. Read the previous mails about imaps.
>> sorry to say that I have not found any solution yet :-(
> Briefly (not technically 100% accurate :):
> 1. SSL/TLS - you get secure connection from beginning. Both client and
> server must know that SSL is to be used before a connection is made.
> 2. STARTTLS - you use normal connection. At some point the __client__
> decides that it wants to secure the traffic. So the client issues
> STARTTLS and negotiates secure connection. The server needs to support
> this (the client either knows it from elsewhere or is told about this
> fact by server earlier). Look at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3207 (it
> is about SMTP over TLS but it describes the basic idea).
> 3. If you have a server that is unable to do point 1. you may use
> stunnel. But the client side needs to support this too.
Thanks a lot for the clarification.
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