Problems with cyrus 2.5.10 after system update

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Wed May 17 10:40:40 EDT 2017

So, running

  openssl s_client -connect -starttls imap

it appears that it's still trying to use SSLv3 and the newest version of 
openssl won't allow this?

[pgoetz at frog ~]$ openssl s_client -connect 
-starttls imap
140245839085440:error:14094410:SSL routines:ssl3_read_bytes:sslv3 alert 
handshake failure:ssl/record/rec_layer_s3.c:1385:SSL alert number 40
no peer certificate available
No client certificate CA names sent
SSL handshake has read 726 bytes and written 202 bytes
Verification: OK

before I start googling, can someone tell me how to disable SSLv3 in 

On 05/17/2017 08:53 AM, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> I had to update my mail server for unrelated reasons, after which I 
> couldn't get cyrus-master to start.  It turned out to be related to 
> ctl_cyrusdb not running because the program was compiled against 
> while this library had been upgraded to
> So, I recompiled cyrus  (I'm running Arch linux and am using the 
> cyrus-imapd AUR package) but now it doesn't seem to be able to use SSL 
> at all.  When I start my MUA I get a message
> "The IMAP server ... does not support the selected authentication 
> method:  which is STARTTLS over port 143.
> Any ideas on what I can do short of downgrading to
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