smtplib and SSL

Michael Prager Mike.Prager at
Fri Jun 6 00:14:34 CEST 2003

Gerhard Häring <gh at> wrote:

>Michael Prager wrote:
>> Authentication is now working perfectly, perhaps because I
>> updated from Python 2.2.2 to 2.2.3?
>Yep. Apparently your SMTP server only offered the LOGIN authentication 
>(which I added to smtplib and I fought to get it backported to 2.2-maint 
>a while ago). My guess is that we're talking about M$ Exchange here :->
>-- Gerhard

No, it happens to be a Netscape product.  Given that our
approved email client is Netscape 4.76, it is probably similarly
out of date.

Mike Prager
NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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