SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

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SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby andmon » 2018-05-10 18:56

Dear all,

When I start Mutt with gmail (Debian SID amd64) I get the following error message, although everything works fine.

SSL/TLS connection using TLS1.2 (ECDHE-RSA/CHACHA20-POLY1305/AEAD)[SASL-XOAUTH2] - Requesting authID![SASL-XOAUTH2] - Requesting token

Have you got any idea on how to fix it, please?
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby bw123 » 2018-05-10 22:53

Can you tell google your aren't using that type of auth? Set it for plain or login. I don't know where the setting on gmail might be, I have an account but can't get in there right now on the web interface to check.
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby andmon » 2018-05-11 12:54

Thank you for your reply.

As far as I am concerned there is no possibility to implement your suggested solution.
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby arzgi » 2018-05-11 12:57

Gmail strongly suggests two way authentication, but if you select that, you cannot use gmail with other mail clients, in your case mutt.
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby andmon » 2018-05-11 13:19

arzgi wrote:Gmail strongly suggests two way authentication, but if you select that, you cannot use gmail with other mail clients, in your case mutt.

This means I have to live with the annoying message :(
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby arzgi » 2018-05-11 13:30

andmon wrote:
arzgi wrote:Gmail strongly suggests two way authentication, but if you select that, you cannot use gmail with other mail clients, in your case mutt.

This means I have to live with the annoying message :(
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Yepp, every time I log in to google (which I nowadays do very seldom) it complains about insecurity, but thats the price if I want to use gmail with sylpheed/mutt/what ever mail client.
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Re: SSL/TSL gmail Mutt

Postby bw123 » 2018-05-11 14:27

I haven't used mutt in a long time, but I imagine it has settings for what sasl autheticators to use, or not to use. On alpine it's disable-these-authenticators and tweaking that is necessary for some email accounts, but I haven't noticed any trouble with gmail.

yet

I did have an issue once, when I needed to use gmail from work and it locked the whole acct up until I got online at home with a javascript browser, played around with captcha for 15 min, and then managed to turn off all the annoying security features. I have a username and password, and that is enough for me to deal with. If I want extra security I change the password.
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