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For Mac: Repeated SSL/TLS warnings

by iynque / January 15, 2012 6:31 AM PST

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER"><span id="INSERTION_MARKER">I keep getting repeated warnings about a "SSL/TLS connection detected!" as pictured here: http://cl.ly/DLqb

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">The port is always 993 (which the internet tells me is for secure email connections), but the address changes. The only e-mail connection I should have would be Sparrow connecting to Gmail (in case it matters).

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">When I try to do a whois lookup of any of the addresses, I get nothing back ("No match for xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx").

So, 1) should I be worried about this, and 2) if it's not a problem, how can I turn off these warnings?

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Not a Mac person
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 16, 2012 4:23 AM PST

but those SSL/TLS settings are email server specific and are not related to email software or OS type.

Check your SMTP email settings against those recommended by your email provider to see you have the correct settings.


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Doesn't seem SMTP related to me; can't change it anyway.
by iynque / January 16, 2012 8:43 AM PST
In reply to: Not a Mac person

Sparrow is a Mac OS client for Gmail, so there are no SMTP settings, just a name and password.

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