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BarNet Secure POP and IMAP Service

This document describes the installation and configration for Outlook Express with the BarNet Secure POP and IMAP Service.

Software needed

There is no additional software needed for using this service.

Installation instructions

Start Outlook and from the menu, select Tools -> Accounts.


From the Mail tab, select the server you are using. For the POP3 server, skip the next two steps. For the IMAP server, see the next two steps.


IMAP: From the Advanced tab, tick in the Server Port Number for Incoming mail (IMAP) the box which says This server requires a secure connection.


IMAP: The port number the changes automaticly to 993. Skip the next two steps, they're for POP3 users.


POP3: From the Advanced tab, tick in the Server Port Number for Incoming mail (POP3) the box which says This server requires a secure connection.


POP3: The port number the changes automaticly to 995.


Next time when you fetch the mail, at the status details you see the text Securing. That means a secure session towards the mailserver is being setup.

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