[TAG] 2c tip - debugging POP3 over ssl
jcreigh at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 20:17:52 MSK 2005
On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 07:19:52AM +0000, Neil Youngman wrote:
> I was having problems with a googlemail account that I had set up. As
> googlemail requires a login over ssl I was unable to simply telnet to port
> 110 to try out the low level as protocol I would normally do.
> Fortunately a little research revealed that I could use stunnel to create the
> SSL connection.
Perhaps an easier way is to use socat, like I did:
The incantation is:
~$ socat - OPENSSL:pop.gmail.com:995,verify=0
+OK Gpop 10pf13694573nzo ready.
Note: The version that I had when I wrote the bit that got into the
launderette accepted "verify=false", but my current version (220.127.116.11)
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