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I use the following commend to access my gmail account in telnet:

openssl s_client -starttls smtp -crlf -connect

then I login and receive an error:

auth login
334 VXNlcm5hbWU6
user "some base64"
334 UGFzc3dvcmQ6
pass "some base64"
535-5.7.1 Username and Password not accepted.

I'm sure my user name and password are correct. Is there something I'm missing?

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closed as off topic by jscott, Iain, Scott Pack, Ward, Sam Mar 15 '11 at 11:41

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Can you also try using SWAKS? – adamo Mar 14 '11 at 6:21
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Try without the keywords user and pass, for example

auth login
334 VXNlcm5hbWU6
334 UGFzc3dvcmQ6
235 2.7.0 Accepted

Actually, VXNlcm5hbWU6 is Username: and UGFzc3dvcmQ6 is Password:, so no need to define your input.

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