The French Guy

thunderbird timeout with exim over SSL

If you try to connect to an EXIM server with a certified certificate in order to send an email, you might get an error like this one:

Sending of the message failed
The message could not bt sent because the connection to the outgoing server timed out.

A quick work around is to change the server connection type from 465 SSL/TLS to 587 STARTTLS


It sounds crazy, but it fixes the issue.

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