Incoming mail server error


I am trying to set up incoming mail server, but getting this error. Can anyone shed any light on this pls?

I am using IMAP protocol with port as 143.

2013-12-05 17:19:37,906 http-bio-80-exec-17 ERROR aisss 1039x3894x1 1nejn7r 10.xx.x.1xx /secure/admin/VerifyPopServerConnection!add.jspa [plugins.mail.webwork.VerifyMailServer] Unable to connect to the server at due to the following exception: com.sun.mail.iap.ProtocolException: No login methods supported!


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IT pretty much means what it says. You've told Jira to try to login using a method that the mail server does not currently allow/support.

IMAP could be used as plain text or SSL with TLS and other such complexities. I'd start by asking your email admins what it does support to begin with.

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