Thanks for the tip and sorry for jumping in, but if I create my
, it asks for authentication,
but does not authenticate when you supplyi the usual password...any
hints? (Of course, I may be jumping on the wrong place: I want to
access my Yahoo mail account through Thunderbird via IMAP).
On Nov 7, 6:01 pm, Brian <bkenne...@gmail.com
> So they did. The new server isimap-ssl.mail.yahoo.com
, port 993.
> >Yahooapparently added SSLIMAPsupport nearly a month ago:http://www.zimbrablog.com/blog/archives/category/zimbra-desktop
> > > It is intended for the iPhone and forZimbradesktop, but can be
> > > spoofed easily. Unfortunately, it only supports plain text
> > > authentication, and there does not seem to be a secure (IMAPS)
> > > server.
> > > On Oct 21, 11:22 pm, Chris Clifton <gro...@talktalk.net
> > > > I did some searches on this. ApparentlyYahooIMAPis intended primarily
> > > > for iPhone users and the iPhone doesn't log in toYahooIMAPusing the
> > > > standard protocol.
> > > > Brian wrote:
> > > > > You can connect to serverimap.mail.yahoo.com
, port 143.
> > > > > Thunderbird cannot log in, because the server refuses to authenticate
> > > > > until the ID command has been issue, but you canusetelnet to test
> > > > >> I've got GoogleIMAPset up in TB with no extra software, just set up
> > > > >> the account asIMAPwhen setting up a new account. IsYahoo'sZimbra
> > > > >> very different or doYahookeep all the server settings secret?