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Email accounts authentication required? - bbrendon - 02-18-2013

Required email authentication on an SMTP client? I've never heard of such a thing. My server system doesn't have authentication. Can it be optional?

Code:
Got an unknown response to the authentication process (503 - 5.5.1 Error: authentication not enabled)

Alternatively I'll request proper authentication per this error:
Code:
Got an unknown response to the authentication process (530 - 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first. wm3sm15717280pbc.4 - gsmtp)

LOL. I feel like this is a trick. It doesn't work with or without authentication. Ummm....


Email accounts authentication required? - Dean Roddey - 02-18-2013

I would think that all outgoing mail servers these days would require authentication, for a number of reasons? Even if it's not directly it's often because you are required to authenticate for POP3 receiving before you can send.

But, if you leave the password empty in the account setup, it shouldn't try to do any authentication, or that's how it should be working.


Email accounts authentication required? - bbrendon - 02-18-2013

Nope. Doesn't work with or without auth.

http://imgur.com/DXtBlH8


Email accounts authentication required? - Dean Roddey - 02-18-2013

Oh, I didn't realize the dialog was forcing you to enter it. You may be kind of out of luck until the next drop when I can get this fixed.


Email accounts authentication required? - bbrendon - 02-18-2013

I can wait. In the mean time I'll see if I can figure out how to do SMS.


Email accounts authentication required? - Dean Roddey - 02-18-2013

I updated the dialog not to require the password. I don't have any way to test this, so just give it another try after the next beta drop and see how it's doing.


Email accounts authentication required? - Dean Roddey - 02-19-2013

OK, 4.2.912 has this change, so try it and let me know what happens.


Email accounts authentication required? - bbrendon - 02-20-2013

Works! Yippie!

Code:
Feb 20 20:43:55 servernamehere postfix/smtpd[25548]: connect from unknown[10.2.2.2]
Feb 20 20:43:55 servernamehere postfix/smtpd[25548]: DD7BE4AF681: client=unknown[10.2.2.2]
Feb 20 20:43:55 servernamehere postfix/cleanup[25551]: DD7BE4AF681: message-id=F7558BE2C13A2DAC-4BA0D2ACAF8118E4
Feb 20 20:43:55 servernamehere postfix/qmgr[5190]: DD7BE4AF681: from=<homeauto-noreply@----------.com>, size=362, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Feb 20 20:43:56 servernamehere postfix/smtpd[25548]: disconnect from unknown[10.2.2.2]
Feb 20 20:43:56 servernamehere postfix/smtp[25552]: DD7BE4AF681: to=<-------------->, relay=aspmx.l.google.com[74.125.25.26]:25, delay=0.65, delays=0.09/0/0.12/0.44, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (250 2.0.0 OK 1361421836 n2si15066787paz.259 - gsmtp)
Feb 20 20:43:56 servernamehere postfix/qmgr[5190]: DD7BE4AF681: removed



Email accounts authentication required? - bbrendon - 02-20-2013

Errr. Pretty sure the RFC says the body is optional Smile
http://imgur.com/UoWrdFe


Email accounts authentication required? - Dean Roddey - 02-20-2013

Yeh, the e-mail support code doesn't require it. I was just assuming, for the purposes of this usage, you'd never send one without passing along some useful info in the body, so the action command requires it. You can probably put in some bogus value for the meantime.