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[Bug 255768] Re: evolution asking for a password, even though it should be remembered


I have this problem too.

Actually it forgets my passwords for my IMAP- and my NNTP-Account
everytime I restart evolution or loose my INet-Connection while
evolution is running.

It occurs indepently of the cause of loosing the connection. May it be
because I loose WiFi signal or put the laptop into hybernation or
similar state.

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  evolution asking for a password, even though it should be remembered

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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: evolution

  I have an imap account set up in evolution. the password is set to
  remember, and has been working fine for weeks.

  It has also been working fine today. then all of a sudden evolution pops up a
  "Enter Password for myname@myserver"
  "Please enter the password for myname on host myserver"

  why has it forgotten my password all of a sudden?

  My suspicion is that authentication failed once (maybe the server was busy for a minute), and now it thinks my password is wrong. If this is so it should have a message like:
  "authentication failed, maybe you have changed you password on the server. do you wish to keep trying with the old password, or enter a new password"

  this is evolution on hardy

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