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Re: IMAP/POP3 over ssl.
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: IMAP/POP3 over ssl.
- From: Hal Snyder <hal_(_at_)_vailsys_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: 12 Nov 1999 10:36:16 -0600
Aaron Jackson <jackson_(_at_)_msrce_(_dot_)_howard_(_dot_)_edu> writes:
> >Hi, I'm trying to find a imap/pop3 server that uses ssl
> >to encrypt all the trafic between server/client, basically
> >I'm trying to avoid sniffers. By the way could be a great
> >idea to have this servers compatibles with Netscape's MUA.
> You won't be able to find a free imap or pop server that uses ssl. In
> addition, I know of only one pop client that supports ssl pop
> connections, so it may not be feasible to continue to run pop if you are
> interested in security. What you can do though, is use stunnel or
> sslwrap to set up a secure connection and then pipe imap through the
> secure connection. Both of these work with netscape and are easy to
> compile and install. I can not, however, comment on the security
> implications of running either program.
> Aaron Jackson
We run bjorb in front of cyrus for ssl/imap. Compatible with Netscape
Vail Systems, Inc