[Users] IMAP password length?

Pierre Fortin pf at pfortin.com
Wed Jun 15 14:56:20 CEST 2016

On Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:53:30 +0200 Ricardo Mones wrote:

>Hi Pierre,
>On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:07:29PM -0400, Pierre Fortin wrote:
>> However, it appears there may be a password length limit.  Her's is 15
>> characters and fails when connecting to GMail.
>> Is this likely her problem, or should we keep looking?  
>Keep looking, mine has more than 15 chars and have no problems.

Thanks Ricardo.  To answer the non-ASCII issue, the password contains
upper/lower alpha + 0-9 + shift[0-6]

After posting the question, she mentioned that she also uses Google's
2-step verification because she does virtual book-keeping/accounting for
various clients in remote cities.  Convinced her to turn that off to at
least get initially connected; but every time she tried, Google returned a
"something went wrong" (paraphrased) message. 
Her password does work if she tries POP; so this may be the 2-step
verification...  is this supported?


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