Using self generated SSL (exim4 TLS/courier IMAPS) with

Posted: 2006-07-14 wouldn't stop asking about the certificates.


  1. Remove any instances of them from Keychain Access
  2. Try to get mail - when told about the certificate choose View certificate and drag the icon to the desktop
  3. Don't add the cert to your login keychain - drag it to the X509Anchors chain instead.
  4. Mark it as always trusted (after all - you trust yourself don't you?)
  5. Repeat 2. - 4. for sending mail.

Bingo! Well - works4me at least.