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Re: [ProgSoc] POP Mail Problems?
On Saturday 10 November 2001 15:16, you wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 08:05:10PM +1100, David John Edney wrote:
> > Has anyone else had any difficulty in accessing POP3 on ftoomsh? My
> [email@example.com /root]# telnet ftoomsh.progsoc.org pop3
> Trying 126.96.36.199...
> Connected to ftoomsh.progsoc.uts.edu.au.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> +OK POP3 ftoomsh v2000.69rh server ready
> user tom
> +OK User name accepted, password please
> pass XXXXXXXXXXX
> +OK Mailbox open, 8 messages
> +OK Mailbox scan listing follows
> 1 2704
> 2 2871
> 3 2906
> 4 3437
> 5 3291
> 6 5092
> 7 3232
> 8 5411
[plasma@nospam.C466x2 plasma]$ telnet ftoomsh.progsoc.org pop3
Connected to ftoomsh.progsoc.uts.edu.au (188.8.131.52).
Escape character is '^]'.
Connection closed by foreign host.
It looks like ftoomsh just really doesn't like my IP or something.
> > Anyone have any ideas? And yes, I have RTFM.
> I'd try trying the same thing I did above. If you're using windows, you
> may have to explicitly use port 110. Some email programs (notably
> outlook) have horrible error reportage, and don't tell you anything
> except "it failed", which isn't too useful.
Actually, I'm using KMail under linux, and it's message was that the server
terminated the connection immediately as well.
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