Joel Uckelman on 15 Jul 2003 19:45:01 -0000

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Re: [hosers-talk] attachments are annoying

Thus spake Jeff Schroeder:
> >
> >Speaking of mail, Joel, is there anything special I have to do to
> >send and receive mail via POP (understanding that I am aware that
> >you are using APOP)? I took a whack at it last week in a pinch and
> >though my client seemed to be talking to charybdis, it would never
> >accept my password as correct.
> I believe when using APOP you must generate a new password specifically for 
> that purpose.  'popauth' comes to mind.

I shut off APOP authentication a while ago, and am now tunnelling POP over
SSL, which gives you the benefit of encrypting the whole session.

Instructions are here:

If you have any difficulties, let me know.

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