[Dovecot] TLS/SSL for Win8 & Outlook

Adi Kriegisch adi at cg.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Jun 26 10:24:21 UTC 2014


> > I am struggling with the same issue for some time now: win8/outlook isn't
> > able to connect to dovecot 2.2.9 (from Debian/backports); the error on the
> > outlook side of things is 0x800CCC0E which is really helpful.
> A listing of all of Window's error codes:
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942495
0x800CCC0E IXP_E_FAILED_TO_CONNECT  Cannot connect to server
Pretty helpful error message after all... ;-)

Seriously, Outlook (tried 2007 and 2013) use the MS Crypto API for
establishing the SSL connection. This works with openssl s_server but does
not with dovecot.

-- Adi

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