smtplib and SSL

Michael Prager Mike.Prager at
Wed Jun 4 21:06:23 CEST 2003

Gerhard Häring <gh at> wrote:

>Please post the output of this script:
>import smtplib
>s = smtplib.SMTP("myserver")
>s.debuglevel = 5
>s.login("myusername", "mypassword")

Will post within 48 hrs.

>> Being a user, not a TCP/IP programmer, I am baffled about what
>> that means or what I can do to correct it.
>You don't need to know TCP/IP. It sufficient if you know the SMTP 
>protocol with the AUTH extension ;-)

I'm glad YOU know it!

Mike Prager
NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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