Does IBM plan to fix this issue which has existed over a year??? I noticed the same issue when I upgraded to Notes 9.0.1 FP4 in August 2015. I researched all the Notes forums, wikis and blogs and could not find a solution. I have been using IBM Notes for over 5 years as a SMTP mail client to send outbound mail (via a local mailbox) directly to SMTP. i.e. Sending using my Gmail email address via the Gmail SMTP server
And some of my customers are using it as well to bypass strict outbound company server rules when using 3rd party mail merge tools which integrate with Notes. i.e. Print Merge Reporter for IBM Notes -- Mail merge Excel to email messages (aka PMR mail merge tool)
My customers and I started receiving the errors below after the 9.0.1 FP4 and it has never worked again thru 9.0.1 FP6. :( My customers had to downgrade or install Notes 9.0.1 FP3 on a VM desktop to keep the existing functionality they were using for several years -- since at least 2012. :( FYI: And as of June 16, 2016 if you are using Gmail with IBM Notes it seems Google will no longer be accepting SSL3 connections, so this workaround most likely not even work for Gmail: http://www.securityweek.com/google-soon-kill-sslv3-rc4-support-gmail
- SSL Certificate is Invalid
- SMTP Protocol Returned a Permanent Error
- SSL bad peer certificate. Connection refused.
SMTP client debugging... (log.nsf on Local)
07/25/2016 04:30:04 PM SMTPClient: Starting to transfer 1 messages to smtp.gmail.com for user CN=NotesMail Consulting/O=NMC
07/25/2016 04:30:07 PM [0F68:0007-0E9C:wrepl] SMTPClient: Attempting to Connect: Host smtp.gmail.com, Port 465, SSL Port 0, Connecting Domain [192.168.1.99]
07/25/2016 04:30:07 PM [0F68:0007-0E9C:wrepl] SMTPClient: SSL Connection Policy error: 3AFEh
07/25/2016 04:30:07 PM [0F68:0007-0E9C:wrepl] SMTPClient: Attempting to Disconnect:
07/25/2016 04:30:07 PM [0F68:0007-0E9C:wrepl] SMTPClient: Connection already disconnected
Notes SMTP account on local deskop...
Account name: Outgoing internet mail - Gmail
Account server name: smtp.gmail.com
Login name: YourName@gmail.com
Port number: 465
Accept SSL site certificates: Yes
Accept expired SSL certificates: Yes
Send SSL certificates when asked (outbound connections only): No
Verify account server name with remote server's certificate: Disabled
SSL protocol version: V3.0 with V2.0 handshake
Set up Gmail with Outlook, Apple Mail, or other mail clients (IBM Notes)...
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: https://support.google.com/mail/troubleshooter/1668960?hl=en
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