Thursday, June 14, 2007

Secure POP and IMAP transition

As of August 1, 2007, the OCF will be requiring all users to use secure connections to read their OCF email. Users who use webmail and/or local mail access (using a program such as pine, elm, or mutt from an OCF Unix machine) exclusively will not be affected. Otherwise, you will need to reconfigure your mail client to use secure connections when receiving mail; we have instructions on our wiki for some popular mail clients. (If you have a correction or clarification for us, or instructions for another client, please email them to

The latest information on the changes can be found on our wiki at

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us (email