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i am trying to test the imap connection over telnet to exchange 2007 and am rcv'ng
? BAD Command received in Invalid state or ? BAD Command. error 12

this is what i am trying:
* OK The Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 service is ready.
? LOGIN mydomain.org/myname password
? BAD Command received in Invalid state.
? LOGIN mydomain.org/myname/password
? BAD Command received in Invalid state.
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Check this article out. Specifically, make sure you have Plain Text Login enabled (for testing at least).

I would be careful about leaving this on without using SSL as this causes passwords to be exposed in cleartext.
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