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PDW - email via SSL
« on: 27 Apr 2014, 09:48:05 »
Many SMTP servers only support secure SSL connections. Unfortunately, SSL is not supported by PDW. This results in an error message 'Must issue a STARTTLS command first'

Many users have requested to put SSL email functionality into PDW, but there's a different solution: stunnel.  stunnel provides an SSL connection between your PC and your provider's secure SMTP server.

Follow these steps to configure stunnel and PDW:
  • Download the installer executable
  • Run the installer executable
  • Run stunnel
  • stunnel comes preconfigured for For other providers, press 'Configuration - Edit Configuration' and change the line connect = with your provider's SMTP address and port. Save the configuration file and press 'Reload Configuration' from the Configuration menu.
  • Configure PDW to use IP address, port 25. This is your own PC aka localhost
  • Tick 'Enable Authentication and fill your username and password
  • Press 'Test' to verify that everything works fine


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Re: PDW - email via SSL
« Reply #1 on: 23 Apr 2016, 16:38:49 »
I tried using stunnel because inbox quit working for a couple of days and gmail is blocking it. Anyone else having any success stunnel?


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Re: PDW - email via SSL
« Reply #2 on: 02 Jun 2016, 19:02:27 »
Thinking about trying this - any success stories using stunnel on XP?