Outlook Express and STARTTLS

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Nov 23 02:17:44 UTC 2014

On 11/22/2014 01:17 AM, Robert Schetterer wrote:
> Am 21.11.2014 um 22:29 schrieb Reindl Harald:
>> Am 21.11.2014 um 22:24 schrieb Robert Schetterer:
>>> Am 21.11.2014 um 20:59 schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>>>> I have one user that uses Outlook Express.   Not only do I not use it, I
>>>> don't have any systems here that can easily use it.  I bit of a
>>>> challenge.
>>>> I am strictly enforcing STARTTLS or TLS for SMTP/POP3/IMAP connections.
>>>> SO far a google search has not shown me how to configure this for a
>>>> user.  Anyone have a pointer to instructions so I can talk the person
>>>> through the changes?
>>> you shouldnt support outdated stuff
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlook_Express
>>> Included with     Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP,
>>> Windows
>>> Server 2003
>> the situation for Outlook (not OE) and TLS is not much better
>> some versions support STARTTLS on SMTP but not for IMAP/POP3 and "you
>> shouldnt support" is not that easy to do - if i could i would shut down
>> so much outdated clients while i can't in case of business customers
>> having other business companies as their customers
> yes i know that problem, but outdated os may hacked anytime and then it
> will not be a client/user problem only

I have one user that I have to deal with this, and I will probably have 
them come over so I can 'fix' their notebook, and see what I might do.  
Thing is this is a charity organization where we do things for them 
because.  So whatever old notebook they have, I have to support what it 
can do.

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