[Users] Cannot send mails

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Sun May 20 10:48:32 CEST 2012

On Fri, 18 May 2012 16:40:31 +0200
Knud Nolting <nolting at live.de> wrote: 

> The following problem is not to solve until now:
> I want to use my hotmail-account in Claws Mail: It is like
> myname at live.de. hotmail told me to use the following servers:
> POP3-Server: pop3.live.com (Port 995)
> SMTP Server: smtp.live.com (Port 25)
> they also told me to use:
> SSL for POP3 and SMTP
> SMTP- Authentification
> I can get mails but I can not send messages,after about 50 seconds
> I get the message,that the time for the session is over and the
> message is not send. I have installed Claws Mail 3.7.9, as OS
> Lubuntu 11.10 I had Sylpheed before, had the same problems with
> sylpheed.That´s why I changed to Claws. But with the same
> result.( until now I did not post the problem to the
> sylpheed-mail-list.) I posted to the Ubuntu-Forums,but they don´t
> know how to help me.
> So, I hope that I can get help here.
> I´m new to Linux, not very much experience with computers,until now
> I worked with windows as OS.

From what I read, if you're using SSL then the SMTP port must be 587
and not 25.

with regards


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