[Djigzo users] Encryption and Gmail

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at firstbhph.com
Tue Jun 23 21:36:42 CEST 2009


Thanks, Martijn.

I installed the latest version.

Dimitri

PS - More tomorrow on receiving encrypted mail in 
Kmail (oh, boy :-)  ).


On Tuesday 23 June 2009 3:02:43 pm Martijn 
Brinkers wrote:
> I'll will check the GMail add-on. They have
> just released a new version.
>
> Martijn
>
> Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> > OK, I temporarily set Encrypt Mode to "No
> > Encryption, and sent the cert to me at gmail.  I
> > installed the Gmail S/MIME pluin in Firefox. 
> > I followed the Gmail How-to.  Then I sent an
> > email with the subject trigger "test" from
> > me at work.com to me at gmail.com,  When the mail
> > arrives at gmail, and I click on it, I get a
> > JavaScript Application error - "warning:
> > unexpected msg classname: X0uMP" .  Click OK,
> > then get a much longer JavaScript Application
> > error stating that the email contains a
> > different certificate than I have on file for
> > me at work.com.  It asks me to get rid of the
> > one I have on file and replace it using Gmail
> > S/MIME.  After I click OK, I see my message
> > decrypted.
> >
> > As a side note Gmail S/MIME reports that it
> > doesn't support digital signature
> > verification.
> >
> > Dimitri
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday 23 June 2009 11:57:51 am Martijn
> >
> > Brinkers wrote:
> >>> Boy, am I keeping you busy!  Thanks for the
> >>> Gmail How-to.
> >>>
> >> :) no problem
> >>>
> >>> When I created the Djigzo account
> >>> me at gmail.com, I had the cert mailed there,
> >>> and it arrives without any body text and
> >>> only an attachment also named smime.p7m. 
> >>> What am I doing wrong?
> >>
> >> That's because you should disable encryption
> >> for the CA sender. What happens is that the
> >> email gets sent by the CA sender (which you
> >> have specified in the CA settings). Because
> >> by default encryption is enabled AND a valid
> >> certificate is found the email with the pfx
> >> gets encrypted.
> >>
> >> Even though this is explained on page 30 in
> >> the administration guide I should explain
> >> this a bit better. Perhaps I can ask the
> >> user when the CA sender is setup whether
> >> encryption should be disabled for the CA
> >> sender.
> >>
> >> Page 30:
> >>
> >> "..You should make sure that the CA email
> >> address is a valid email address. Because
> >> the email containing the encrypted
> >> certificate is sent by Djigzo you should
> >> make sure that the settings for the CA email
> >> user are such that the email is not
> >> encrypted by Djigzo (i.e. set encrypt mode
> >> of the CA user to "No
> >> Encryption")."
> >>
> >> Kind regards,
> >>
> >> Martijn Brinkers
> >>
> >>> Dimitri
> >>>
> >>> On Tuesday 23 June 2009 11:28:01 am you 
wrote:
> >>>> When a message is encrypted with S/MIME
> >>>> the complete message (including all
> >>>> attachments) is converted to an attachment
> >>>> with name smime.p7m. You need a S/MIME
> >>>> capable email client to read the message.
> >>>> There is a GMail add-on available which
> >>>> can be used with Firefox
> >>>>
> >>>> You need to import the pfx into Firefox.
> >>>> See
> >>>> http://www.djigzo.com/help/import_pfx_gmai
> >>>>l. htm l for instructions on how to use the
> >>>> GMail S/MIME add-on with Firefox.
> >>>>
> >>>> If you open the email from GMail with
> >>>> Outlook or any other S/MIME capable client
> >>>> the message will be automatically
> >>>> decrypted.
> >>>>
> >>>> Kind regards,
> >>>>
> >>>> Martijn
> >>>>
> >>>> Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> >>>>> As a test of Djigzo (and because some of
> >>>>> our mail recipients use public, Web-based
> >>>>> mail like Yahoo Mail and Gmail), I've
> >>>>> created a Djigzo user (me) with a Gmail
> >>>>> account.  In the user's Djigzo profile, I
> >>>>> created the Subject trigger "test".  I
> >>>>> sent a message to me at gmail.com with the
> >>>>> subject "test".  What I received was an
> >>>>> email with no message, but an attachment
> >>>>> labelled smime.p7m.  The only option I
> >>>>> have is to download it, but don't have
> >>>>> any idea what the DL is or how to open
> >>>>> it.  BTW, I have the FireGPG plugin
> >>>>> installed on my copy of Firefox, and it
> >>>>> does work with Gmail.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Dimitri
> >>>>
> >>>> --
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> >>
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