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There is no difference in the security between the two options. SSL/TLS opens an SSL/TLS connection first, then begins the SMTP transaction. This must occur on a port that does not have a non-SSL/TLS SMTP server already running; it is impossible to configure a single port to handle both plain text and encrypted connections due to the nature of the ...


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I had a very similar problem when I started using server-side filters to deliver mail directly into folders rather than into my inbox. The solution I found was to tell Thunderbird to explicitly check each folder for mail. To do this right-click on the folder, go to "properties", then under the "General Information" tab check the bottom checkbox labled ...


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Try using imapsync, available also as a standalone imapsync.exe. Free, open but not gratis from the homepage.


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Message headers (which the subject is one of) can't be encrypted. If the subject is sensitive, leave it blank. http://www.mozilla-enigmail.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=328#p2724 This is an ever coming back request and my answer is always the same: Enigmail implements/supports the standards available for encrypting&signing emails. These are ...


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As many are fond of saying: "Nuke it from orbit" Remove all internet connectivity, backup important files (even those can't be trusted fully though) and DBAN that thing.


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You've misunderstood IMAP. Every IMAP command has to be preceded with an identification token, so instead of LOGIN domain/user/mailbox password the KB article you quoted advises you to use ? LOGIN domain/user/mailbox password (note the ? prepended to the LOGIN command - which is the mentioned token). BTW: you do not necessarily have to use ...


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I had a similar problem - through some quirk a bunch of emails disappeared from my IMAP server, but remained in the INBOX and Sent files on the local drive. I was unable to coerce Thunderbird to restore those emails onto the IMAP server directly, so I went with another approach: Create a POP3 account with the same credentials as the IMAP one, but make sure ...


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In the past, I've found uw-imap can be very brutal on system performance if there is a lot of emails in individual mail folders. What is the user's mail count like? What about mailbox sizes? Have you tried moving some of the messages around? Have you tried another imap client to eliminate it being an issue there? Do the users have login access to the mail ...


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Use a mailbox synchronization tool (for example imapsync) or a service (for example migrationwiz) and do a initial synchronization of all the mailboxes to the new server. Then change the dns records over to the new box. After DNS change has propagated, do another delta-sync of all mailboxes to catch the changes that have been made to the old mailbox while ...


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Port 465 is for SMTPS, it uses SSL immediately when establishing the connection and then uses the same SMTP protocol as normally found on port 25 after the secure connection is established. You test from the commandline with: openssl s_client -connect smtp.example.com:465 Using telnet to connect to port 465 will result in an error message in the log ...


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You could use something like fetchmail or getmail to download your messages, and then use mairix to search them, lightning fast and got a lot of options to refine your searches. mairix. Cygwin got a mairix package for easy installation.


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Here's how to create Thunderbird.msi and Firefox.msi with WiX: http://www.klaus-hartnegg.de/gpo/msi_firefox_wix.html http://www.klaus-hartnegg.de/gpo/msi_thunderbird.html


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Taking into account that: Firefox and Thunderbird doesn't install anything to system folders other than Program files *. All of the configuration is stored in the profile folder (they don't use the Windows Registry for user settings). You can copy a profile from one computer to another, even with different versions of Windows, and it works fine (we just ...


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IMAP and POP are not the same! POP is a transfer protocol, pulling e-mail from the server to the client. IMAP is a synchronization protocol, keeping e-mail on the server, and usually keeping a local cache version. IMAP has a two stage delete, though most clients don't separate them. They are: Mark as Deleted, and Purge Deleted. Like I mentioned, most ...


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As Zypher commented, according to https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird:Autoconfiguration (emphasis mine): Try to find the config at the Mozilla server (if the email provider does not provide the configuration) Fetch https://live.mozillamessaging.com/autoconfig/emailaddressdomain , e.g. https://live.mozillamessaging.com/autoconfig/example.com . ...


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IMAP only deals with folders of RFC822 messages. There's no standard for contact storage on the server. That said, I believe Exchange makes contacts available via its IMAP server in a non-standard fashion. I am not aware of a library that makes it easy to use this information. Most desktop IMAP clients allow you to use an LDAP directory to augment your ...


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Mirroring an APT repository is certainly possible and there are many different procedures to do it. You could do something as simple as a recursive wget to grab the contents, and then server it with a local web server. But there are also many tools already available to do this as well. You could use a tool like apt-mirror and so on. Just do a search for ...


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I believe your problem lies in using a non standard port. RFC 4409, RFC 3207, and RFC 2476 may help you. Almost all mail routing (at least as much as I've dealt with it) is done on port 25 using TLS over standard SMTP, and the clients probably won't send on another port unless you tell it to. There's also some info from this site: Port 465 shows up ...


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I would try logging a session with wireshark to check for network problems (rst, ...). Maybe you could try using pop3s instead of pop3 as a broken router/antivirus/... could potentially corrupt a connection.


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I could solve the problem by changing the url, Add port 8008 to it. http://frontendwin.org:8008/dav/calendars/user/myanez/Default/


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You have confirmed above that more has changed than merely the IP address: specifically, the new network onto which the VM has been moved is behind a CISCO ASA firewall. Those firewalls do what they describe as "protocol fixup", which in the case of SMTP means messing with the information that's passed at layer 4. By telnetting from your client to the ...


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Access to public folders hosted on Exchange 2007 is not possible with the Light version of OWA. Speaking as a Firefox user on an Exchange 2007 system, I feel your pain. As has been pointed out, this has been fixed in 2010 but that doesn't help either of us yet.


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Converting to the MIX format can easily decrease the load by 10x or more. It's a little unnerving at first as the format stores mail in folders that appear empty (filenames beginning with a dot are used). There are a few files with meta data and indexing info. These are extremely small and are accessed a lot. The rest is the actual mail which is split up ...


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Ok the only way i could find to fix this in a way that was acceptable to our company was to build a thunderbird profile manually using a vb script. how i did this was fairly easy, i took a clean PC installed the latest TB version and configured an account as it was required for a user, i then lifted a copy of the profile folder in here there was a number of ...


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Yes, it can be done. One way is to rollup your sleeves and build most of the profile by yourself. Extensive information what files and directories are needed can be found at http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Thunderbird The other way is to instruct Thunderbird on how to build the user's default profile. You can find additional information here: ...


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From what I can tell, Thunderbird never requests the full address book from an LDAP server. You can do a search for @ and it will show all entries with an email address (but that's not very convenient). The easiest way I found so far is to install the Contacts Sidebar add-on for Thunderbird 5. When you choose the LDAP server, the full list of contacts ...


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IMAP -- by itself -- does not provide any functionality for synchronizing contacts. IMAP is essentially a remote file access protocol with some mail-specific metadata trappings. You can use it to (a) get message, (b) store messages, and (c) search for messages, and that's it. You can use an IMAP server to synchronize contacts between multiple mail clients ...


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If you use a different client like "mutt" for testing, the problem may be easier to spot; at least in which phase of the protocol things get stuck (but then I'd assume the Thunderbird also has a debugging switch). I tried finding how to switch debugging output on in wu-imap, but couldn't find it in a hurry.


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This is happening because you're missing a blank crlf to separate the headers from the body. Email messages follow the format: Header1: blah\r\n HeaderN: blah\r\n \r\n Body I added \r\n for emphasis, but basically, you separate the headers from the content using a blank line (or, in essence, a double crlf). This, this area in your email would need to be ...


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Firefox Deployment is explained in Detail in the Mozilla Wiki You might also want to check out BYOB



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