[Dovecot] TLS timeout with Thunderbird

Jason Dixon jason at dixongroup.net
Fri Nov 17 23:12:05 UTC 2006

On Nov 17, 2006, at 4:14 PM, LeVA wrote:

> 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.
> Hi!
> 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).

There is no antivirus running on the Mac, so I doubt that's related.   
Thanks though.

Jason Dixon
DixonGroup Consulting

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