STARTTLS and certificates Re: [ANNOUNCE] OfflineIMAP v6.3.4-rc3 released

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Thu Jul 7 19:35:27 BST 2011

On Thu, 7 Jul 2011 20:21:54 +0300, Daniel Shahaf <d.s at> wrote:
> How does STARTTLS interact with certificate validation (eg,
> 'sslcacertfile' repository config item)?  Does it [never..always]
> verify the server's identity?

It only attempt STARTTLS if it doesn't connect via ssl anyway. And
certificate validation is only done if you connect via ssl in the first

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