read everything about SSL certificate mismatch. The thunderbird extension solves all of my problems.
But, on my iPod touch I don't get to add a whole lot of extensions. So the only way to get imap+ssl is to use the alternate server a1.balanced.homie.mail.dreamhost.com.
Problem is, my login doesn't work. I've tried
1. shell username
2. email username
in other words all possibilities including the one indicated to work (3). I am typing my password correctly
I just can't login. Which is a huge pain.
I also get the same problem if I try to use pine from a shell server. My only option there is to use a1.balanced.blah, and no login ...
I've posted a support request as well, but I'd appreciate some forum wisdom.