[Faccus] [Isthd] Connect switch to Nexus affects Thunderbird clients

Allan Fleming afleming at sciborg.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Apr 11 11:30:05 EDT 2012


We do, can't help it if users still insist on using mywaterloo....

Allan Fleming, BMath              | Reality check: The postman's creed
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afleming at sciborg.uwaterloo.ca

On Wed, 11 Apr 2012, Lowell Williamson wrote:

> Shouldn't we be directing users to OWA instead of mywaterloo to read their Connect email?
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> From: isthd-bounces at lists.uwaterloo.ca [mailto:isthd-bounces at lists.uwaterloo.ca] On Behalf Of Allan Fleming
> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 9:28 AM
> To: Trevor Bain
> Cc: isthd at lists.uwaterloo.ca; faccus at lists.uwaterloo.ca
> Subject: Re: [Isthd] [Faccus] Connect switch to Nexus affects Thunderbird clients
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> I found out mywaterloo.ca needs to use nexus\userid now
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> Allan Fleming, BMath              | Reality check: The postman's creed
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> Systems Manager/Senior Consultant | does not apply to email
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> PHY 2007, x36398                  |
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> afleming at sciborg.uwaterloo.ca<mailto:afleming at sciborg.uwaterloo.ca>
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> On Wed, 11 Apr 2012, Trevor Bain wrote:
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>> After the switch over to Nexus authentication tonight, we noticed a large number of IMAP clients connecting using ADS credentials. Further testing revealed that some IMAP clients may need to add the "Nexus\" prefix to the username entry of the server settings. This was not the case in earlier testing but was found to be true for Thunderbird 11 tonight.
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>> We have put this front and centre on the web page at: http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/connectinfo and continue to investigate the cause of this change.
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>> Trevor Bain, IST
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>> University of Waterloo
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