ITSM 6.3.2 and IMAP/SSL

Posted on October 20, 2011

Found out that the email listener in FrontRange ITSM 6.3.2 doesn’t work with IMAP over SSL.  There is evidently something buggy about FSMTService.exe.  I was able to get a hotfix from FRS that was basically just a fixed version of FSMTservice, and it solved the problem.  What I was getting originally were errors like:

“Error occured while connecting to the email server. Reason: NO Logon failure: account currently disabled. ”

and

“Error occured while connecting to the email server. Reason: NO The parameter is incorrect.”

and

“Error occured while connecting to the email server. Reason: NO The referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to.”

After it would throw some errors, FSMT would crash.  You could restart FSMT and it would work for a minute, throw errors, then crash again.  The fact that there were multiple different errors made it harder to track down.  Eventually the Support Tech was able to find a Knowledge Base (KB) article in their system that described a different error with IMAP/SSL, but we decided to give it a try and see if it solved my issue.  Lo and behold, it did!

Evidently, the issue is fixed in ITSM 3.6.4, but the hotfix will fix older versions.

Original 6.3.2 version of FSMT: 6.0.1001.811

Fixed version of FSMT: 6.3.1001.913

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