[lug] ssl for imap and pop
hugh at vecna.com
Sat Mar 3 12:45:07 MST 2001
I assumed that meant that it was ssl for outgoing connections (smtp, not
pop). I'll try it.
> Hugh Brown wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a client that supports secure pop/pop over ssl?
> > Also, when I read documentation, I always read about how it's a bad
> > thing to self sign a certificate. Why is that?
> > Hugh
> Netscape, under preferences, Mail & Newsgroups, Mail Servers, has an
> option to use SSL. My ISP doesn't support it, so I don't know if this is
> for pop only, or imap, or both. It also calls it "for outgoing
> messages", so I guess this means contents of incoming can be sniffed
> (this would, however, still hide passwords).
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