The key features of my set-up are
- Using port 992 (rather than 993) which makes the status bar at the bottom of mutt clearer and more useful as “imaps://mail.messagingengine.com” is not shown. This means you can see what folder you are in!
- The LDAP look-up to my Fastmail contacts essentially provides the much needed link between my OSX contacts and mutt – albeit I have to periodically update my contacts on Fastmail with a fresh export from Contacts.app. Better than nothing and forces me to keep my contacts up-to-date.
I definitely used the following references:
But I didn’t need to do the certificates thing…