[Dovecot] TLS timeout with Thunderbird

LeVA leva at az.isten.hu
Fri Nov 17 21:14:06 UTC 2006

2006. November 17. 20:45, Jason Dixon:
> On Nov 17, 2006, at 2:33 PM, Jason Dixon wrote:
> > I'm trying to get dovecot working with various clients on my new
> > mailserver.  I installed the base rc2 that comes with OpenBSD 4.0,
> > then upgraded to rc14 when I ran into problems with TLS and
> > Thunderbird.  The server has no problems with Mail.app on my
> > laptop, but any connection attempts from Thunderbird timeout after
> > the TCP handshake.
> >
> > This happens with Thunderbird and on Mac OS X, and
> > Thunderbird on Windows 2000.  Any ideas would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> To add insult to injury, Office 2003 on Windows XP works fine.

Really, this is just a long shot in the dark:
I've recently experienced an issue with thunderbird; it was just hanging 
after "getting server capabilities...". I had to disable the antivirus 
software's Mail filter (it was Kaspersky's I think).

Hope this helps,


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