[MlMt] Google apps web prompts
pc8xtebtkw at snkmail.com
Tue Nov 3 15:17:18 EST 2015
I ran into this too. It turns out that Google limits you to 10 (TEN)
simultaneous logins. I have about 30+ gmail accounts (multiple business,
etc. etc.) but was only using about 15 with Mailmate. The limit forced
me to rethink how I was doing things (no more throwing mud against the
wall) and now all is well in the world again (at least my world).
*Non sibi sed patriae*
On 3 Nov 2015, at 12:54, Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist-at-freron.com
|MailMate Freron Software/RER>Vendor>Software| wrote:
> On 3 Nov 2015, at 19:42, Alexandre Takacs wrote:
>> I'm sure that I missed something somewhere but why is MM (5164)
>> throwing all kinds of web signup dialogs for google accounts (both
>> google apps and gmail) ?
> This is the main thing I'm testing in the beta released today. I've
> switched Google (and Outlook) accounts to use OAuth2 authentication by
> default. This means that the user is asked to log in to their Google
> account and allow MailMate to access their emails (and only that).
> This enables MailMate to no longer store the account password.
> I don't really have a choice here. Google is pushing for the adoption
> of OAuth2. When using other authentication methods then users are
> often rejected and then presented with various warnings about MailMate
> not being a secure email client (which I find a bit offensive, but
> that is a different story).
> Note that the exact behavior appears to depend on how long the Google
> account has existed and whether it has been accessed via IMAP in the
> past. I think new Gmail accounts are rejected by default if not using
> If it's not working for you then you can disable OAuth2 in the IMAP
> account settings window. (And then I'll contact you for further
> debugging when I have time.)
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