[neomutt-users] Can't get IMAP running exchange 2016
lars.quentin at stud.uni-goettingen.de
Sun Sep 22 01:17:15 CEST 2019
Finally I "fixed it" (found a workaround).
Since plain doesn't work, exchange 2016 users have to use
although it is not listed as possible when asking it's capabilities via
ssl session on the imap port.
Probably sth worth noting, I guess I'll write a blog post soon.
Sorry for spamming!
On 22.09.19 01:03, Lars Quentin wrote:
> Good evening,
> I think I figured out the problem but I don't know how to fix it.
> After reading the "RFC 4616.2. PLAIN SASL Mechanism", I saw that the
> plain login in neomutt is tried as
> which doesn't work when I try it myself via openssl as well.
> But when I decode it as
> as told here (https://stackoverflow.com/a/14158574), it works.
> How do I properly configure it that it leaves the first parameter empty?
> Or am I missing the whole point?
> On 21.09.19 22:31, Lars Quentin wrote:
>> Good evening,
>> I sadly can't get imap running, even after hours of googling and reading.
>> I just get a "Login failed"
>> My IMAP-config:
>> set imap_user = "lars.quentin at stud.uni-goettingen.de"
>> # set imap_user = "my-domain\\lars.quentin"
>> set imap_pass = "xxx"
>> set folder =
>> # set folder = "imaps://email.stud.uni-goettingen.de:993"
>> set spoolfile = +INBOX
>> set ssl_use_sslv3 = yes
>> set imap_check_subscribed = yes
>> set imap_keepalive = 300
>> set imap_passive = no
>> Maybe relevant SMTP settings:
>> set ssl_force_tls = yes
>> set ssl_starttls = yes
>> I tried to fix IMAP first, SMTP is not running but I guess as soon as
>> IMAP works I'll figure out the rest.
>> When connecting manually via
>> openssl s_client -crlf -connect email.stud.uni-goettingen.de:993
>> I get the
>> * OK The Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 service is ready.
>> The capability is
>> . capability
>> * CAPABILITY IMAP4 IMAP4rev1 AUTH=PLAIN SASL-IR UIDPLUS UNSELECT
>> CHILDREN IDLE NAMESPACE LITERAL+
>> . OK CAPABILITY completed.
>> And I can login manually and recieve messages.
>> A login ug-student\lars.quentin my_pass
>> A OK LOGIN completed.
>> A status INBOX (messages)
>> * STATUS INBOX (messages 4548)
>> A OK STATUS completed.
>> I put my debug file (logging level 5, censored just the plain) in the
>> attachments, I am happy for any help!
>> Lars Quentin
>> (Sadly written with thunderbird)
More information about the neomutt-users