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vinny
Keymaster

Hi Don,

The support rep didn’t understand the issue. Your server doesn’t need to ACCEPT connections to port 993. It needs to MAKE connections to imap.gmail.com at port 993.

Tell him to SSH into the box and try:

telnet imap.gmail.com 993