xfce4-mailwatch not connecting under transparent proxy

Erik Harrison erikharrison at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 06:22:42 CEST 2008

On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
>  >  If you truly have an intercepting proxy, the proxy settings are
>  >  irrelevant and not used: the Wikipedia section you point to
>  >  specifically states that no client configuration is required.
>  >
>  I got it wrong, again. My best guess is that the proper term is
>  "Content Filtering Web Proxy" [1]. I need to specify a proxy server
>  and a port to all the applications that connect to the Internet, and
>  the proxy server whitelists certain protocols and blacklists certain
>  sites.
>  >  You might double-check the settings in mailwatch for that server.
>  >
>  I suspect there's no problem here: I connect to a "Remote Gmail
>  MailBox", on three different accounts, one added today in order to
>  double check. All three worked flawlessly before. Trying via "Remote
>  IMAP" and following Gmail's Help, I get the error message: "[Mailbox]
>  gnutls_record_send() [-53]: Error in push function." All this with
>  mailwatch 1.0.1 and 1.0.0. I suppose I have no luck.

I'm willing to guess your proxy has changed it's behavior, not mailwatch.
As Brian points out, mailwatch has never had an explicit proxy
configuration. Have you
checked with the admins at your university?

>  Is there a pre-1* version that I could try downgrading to?
>  Thank you for trying to help,
>  Liviu
>  [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transparent_proxy#Content_Filtering_Web_Proxy
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