How to access IMAP server through proxy server

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asked Feb 1, 2016 by vgspeak (2,010 points)
Any help will be appreciated

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answered Feb 6, 2016 by fhtkouns (1,160 points)
Connect() freezes when proxy is dead. SMTP server is the one that sends an email.
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answered Feb 8, 2016 by tra_are (970 points)
So your python proxy is working but just doesn't know how to authenticate.
The port Google explicitly says to use for IMAP in Gmail's help docs. Here is the source: IMAP4_SSL, libgmail, GMail and corporate firewall/proxy | Python | Python hope this helps
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answered Feb 13, 2016 by Hails (1,060 points)
Tunnelling is not limited to IMAP /SMTP only so it can be used for SSH etc. Now how to do this in practice: Get ptunnel from link above (requires python) . There is a good, simple example of exactly this, here:
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answered Mar 17, 2016 by Really (940 points)
Just stumbled upon this question
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answered Mar 18, 2016 by Valuesbupp (680 points)
Please reference this for more information: Thunderbird cannot connect through proxy mozillaZine Forums
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