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I just purchased the imap bundle and use the chilkatdotnet45 dll.

When passing the following (censored) address, it rejects even when the password (admittedly long and difficult) is correct:

if (!imap.Login("fxxx.cxxxx@rackspace.com", "Ullll$lllllllUlllllll*nn")) throw new ImapException ("Invalid Email Address or Password");

The address is censored and the domain is other than Rackspace, but the email provider is Rackspace (in case it needs special config).

The pass is also censored where U is uppercase, l is lowercase and n is number. I left the special characters valid just in case one of them causes the problem.

The instruction works on any other of the 200 email addresses in our app.

Also, I tested the same config in the Rackspace web mail app and works there too.

Thanks in advance.

Miguel Delgado

asked Apr 25 '13 at 16:05

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edited Apr 25 '13 at 17:32

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I need some additional information:

1) Using verbose logging (by setting the imap.VerboseLogging property = True), please provide the contents of the imap.LastErrorText property captured after calling imap.Login

2) Set the imap.KeepSessionLog property = True, and then also send the contents of the imap.SessionLog property.

Also, did you really use a literal string within your app's source code? If so, maybe the chars are not correctly saved if using ANSI to save the source file?


answered Apr 25 '13 at 17:36

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Check to see if this new build fixes the problem: http://www.chilkatsoft.com/preRelease/ChilkatDotNet45.zip

I tested using two different servers (including GMail) where I set the password to your exact same password you were using, and both cases work.


answered Apr 29 '13 at 08:08

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