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Old 5th December 2012, 00:29
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Default Courier can't authenticate over SSL

Followed virtual users postfix ubuntu 12.10 guide. I can connect over ports 143 and 110, but 995 and 993 don't work. Seems to be a problem with certificates but i've spent hours on google with no luck.

Telnet on 110 works fine, no errors show up in mail.log:

telnet localhost 110
Connected to localhost.localdomain.
Escape character is '^]'.
+OK Hello there.
Telnet on 995 or 993 doesn't connect:

telnet localhost 995
Connected to localhost.localdomain.
Escape character is '^]'.
Hangs there and I get the following entry in mail.log when I try connecting over 995 in Thunderbird:

couriertls: read: error:14094412:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert bad certificate
I created the certificates using mkpop3dcert and mkimapdcert. Contents of

RANDFILE = /usr/lib/courier/pop3d.rand

[ req ]
default_bits = 1024
encrypt_key = yes
distinguished_name = req_dn
x509_extensions = cert_type
prompt = no
default_md = sha1

[ req_dn ]
O=Courier Mail Server
OU=Automatically-generated POP3 SSL key

[ cert_type ]
nsCertType = server
Any ideas? I'm pretty stuck at this point.
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