Topic: encrypted mail
i am exploring how to configure encrypted emails via iredmail and thunderbird.
i have created an ssl certificate on my server for nginx and iredmail also has one.
i followed the guidelines for mail encryption with thunderbird here (http://lifehacker.com/180878/how-to-encrypt-your-email) -
yet i am confused.. openPGP encryption appears to be a 'private' method of encryption that is separate from the SSL method..
so.. can i use openPGP directly with iredmail's apps?
do i need to?
i have created openPGP keys in thunderbird for the accounts i am using.. i am unsure how to connect this with iredmail directly.
when i enable encrypted passwords in thunderbird i see an error message that the pop3 account is not configured to use encryption. i do have the 'connection security' option set to SSL/TLS in thunderbird.. does this offer any type of encryption?
what do i need to do?
(i did already ask a similar question months ago here.. the situation is slightly different now and i never got this working previously).
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