Mailing List CGatePro@mail.stalker.com Message #106988
From: Palvelin Postmaster postmaster@palvelin.fi <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com>
Subject: Re: Client auto-configuration
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:00:25 +0300
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com>
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> On 14 Oct 2018, at 23:01, Christian F Buser mac-christian@gmx.ch <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com> wrote:
>
> Hello James Moe jimoe@sohnen-moe.com. On Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:34:31 -0700, you wrote:
>
>>  My experience is that creating a mail account is made far more
>> complicated by MUAs that it is. There are only 5 items needed for
>> account access.
>> - account server
>> - account name
>> - account password
>> - protocol (IMAP, POP)
>> - security (SSL or not)
>
> I suppose, with «account name» you refer to the e-mail address.
>
> You missed the fact that the username can be (a) the full e-mail address or (b) the part of the e-mail address before the @-sign, or (c) something completely different.

Also SMTP AUTH yes/no. SSL can be used for incoming, outgoing, or both, etc.

There’s at least 8 steps to properly configuring iOS Mail for use with my mail servers.

You lose 90% of people at ”IMAP or POP?” :)



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