msmtp on Debian

Geoff Shang geoff at
Wed Apr 15 09:37:39 UTC 2015

On Wed, 15 Apr 2015, John J. Boyer wrote:

> I have just installed Debian, and I'm using msmtp as the outgoing email
> client. When I send a message I get the error "TSL handshake failed.
> Operation timed out." The copyright date on this version is 2014. I also
> have a Vinux 4 installation that has an msmtp with a copyright date of
> 2011. This version works. Is there something that needs to be set in the
> configuration file for the 2014 version?

Is this error coming from the email client or msmtp?

Do you have a firewall?

Are you connecting to your external provider on the correct port?


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