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Google Apps IMAP Invalid Credentials failure message fix

When using an imap client for google apps mail, a message containing the following text is received Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Invalid credentials (Failure) You may see this error if your account name or password is set up incorrectly.

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How To Set SPF records In Google Apps For Business

Google Apps for Business allows the use of SPF for cut back on mail spoofing. SPF (Sender Policy Framework) records allow a domain owner to specify which hosts are permitted to use their domain name when sending mail. This security seffting cuts back on email spoofing.  Because SMTP is implemented in a manner which allows the sender of an email to claim to be someone else, spammers and conmen take advantage of this design flaw to send emails with forged From: addresses. The Sender Policy…

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