Pine, exim, and authentication

Christopher Moore christopher.h.moore at
Thu Oct 18 10:22:37 EDT 2007

One issue is using port 465.  We need to tell exim4 to use port 465 
rather than the default port 25 to send mail.  I'll see whether I can 
find anything in the exim4 docs on how to do this.
On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 06:40:56AM -0500, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
> When I sent my OE settings, I forgot to mention that the smtp port is 465. 
> The port for incoming mail is 995. I mention the incoming port because the 
> pop and smtp settings are the same except for the port number, and I have no 
> problem getting my mail with getmail. As for outgoing mail, I am still 
> getting "530: authentication required" even after adding the line to the 
> macros file, which btw needs to be in all caps. I did remember to update and 
> invoke. Somehow, smtp authentication seems to be the problem but I'm 
> wondering how to make sure this is working on port 465.
> thanks.
> -- 
> Cheryl
> "Where your treasure is,
> there will your heart be also."
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