Re: [Evolution] Mail port changed

On Mon, 2020-05-25 at 12:11 -0700, Van Snyder wrote:
I have Evolution 3.28.5 (3.28.5-8.el7)  on Scientific Linux 7.10 
(essentially the same as CentOS 7.10).

I set up accounts for imap on port 993. They kept getting "socket timed 
out." So I checked the settings. They've back to POP on port 143. I 
changed them back to 993 and then checked. They always go back to 143. 

No, IMAP *is* port 143.  POP3 is port 110. Port 993 is IMAPS - i.e. SSL
connections to an IMAP server - you need to set the security/encryption
on the account to use "SSL on a dedicated port" and then it will set
the port to 993. 

STARTTLS is different - it connects using the standard unencrpyted IMAP
port (143) and then switches to an encrypted connection once the
initial handshake is done.

I tried re-installing evolution, but the same result ensues.

Re-installing really doesn't help - it is rare that any issues are to
do with corrupted installs. Virtually all problems are down to a user's
configuration and that is not affected if you delete or reinstall an


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