Probably K9 not Outlook - Re: Outlook 2010 not connecting to secure POP3

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Sun Nov 23 22:28:40 UTC 2014

On 11/23/2014 04:33 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> no idea what you are talking about
> K9 is a android client and works fine with TLS

K9 for Redcoat is a 'nanny' watcher for Windows.  It protects the home 
computer from all sorts of nastiness on the Internet.  Very popular in 
my community.  I do not use it.

> no idea what has "https" to do with email nor why someone needs to 
> "disable K9 long enugh" whatever "long enough" is - don't get me wrong 
> but most technical context on several lists of you if it comes to 
> details is cluttered and your permanently "i am working on IETF" even 
> makes things worser
> Am 23.11.2014 um 22:23 schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>> I finally noticed this popup of K9 blocking https on port (143, 993,
>> 995).  So the user has to come back over here and disable K9 long enough
>> to get things working.
>> ARGH!
>> On 11/23/2014 04:08 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> OK, I did not know that this user has a new computer with Outlook
>>> 2010.  This SHOULD make it easier but...
>>> I have the computer right next to me, they brought it over. It is on
>>> the same LAN as this notebook.  I can access my server with:
>>> openssl s_client -connect
>>> And then log the user in with the appropriate POP3 credentials.
>>> In Outlook 2010, in Advanced settings I have specified "This server
>>> requires an encrypted connection (SSL)" and it switches to port 995
>>> (from 110).  I try connecting and I get an error that
>>> "Your server does notg support the connection encryption type you have
>>> specified."
>>> The first time we tried this it installed my self-signed cert in the
>>> local cert store.
>>> Any idea on what is going on or how to get this working?

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