Re: Mail via dial-in
Lucian D. Kafka (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 28 Feb 1996 22:04:43 +1100
>>> After *finally* getting a ppp connection running from home to uni
>>> i quickly ran into a new wall - a firewall that is. If we are
>>> *allowed* to (and hypothetically if not), are we somehow able to run
>>> a mail client (eg netscape mail) from home using the uts mail
>>> server? I have tried just using mail.socs... as the server but this
>>> refuses to work...
>>the documentation should point out somewhere that you need a pop3
>>compliant server running on the server you wish to get mail off, does
>>mail.socs run such a service? and no it isnt a firewall, i just
>>suspect that mail.socs isnt running a pop server.. if you do want
>>documentation on firewalls try having a look at http://www.iwi.com/
>>(it may have recently moved tho).
OK... there are the standard Post Office POP2 and POP3 services running on
lucy (sockets 109, 110).
Your problem is that 'mail' hasn't got a CTYPE on lucy... Try 'labmail'
The servers comply with IMAP too...