Re: [Geary] Server Settings Not Changing

Hi Mike,
Sorry for the late reply. I went back in and made the changes again and on that secnod attempt, the changes successfully saved in a short amount of time.
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:34 PM

Subject: Re: [Geary] Server Settings Not Changing
Hi Ed,

On Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 at 03:17, edwardp null net wrote:
> In Geary 3.33.2 (Fedora-supplied package), when I changed an SMTP
> server connection from StartTLS to TLS, the activity indicator
> graphic spun next to the Apply icon and continued to do so for a
> rather long period of time, when it probably should have saved the
> new setting immediately. When I selected Cancel and then selected the
> account again after a couple of minutes, the connection information
> still showed StartTLS, so on the surface, it doesn't appear to be
> saving any changes. The account was added to an earlier version of
> Geary.

Yes, clicking Cancel doesn't save the changes, that's by design. When
you click Apply, Geary validates the settings by going off and
connecting to the server to make sure they are correct. It will only
save them after the validation successfully completes.

If it's spending a long time doing the validation, then there may be a
problem with the updated settings. It really shouldn't take very long
though, maybe 10-15 seconds. If it's taking longer than that, then
there may be an issue with the process.


⊨ Michael Gratton, Percept Wrangler.
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