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Re: [SLUG] Sendmail won't pop3 for me anymore [sigh]



richard@nospam.cgc.com.au wrote:
> 
> G'day all,
> 
> I've set up Sendmail 8.0.1 on a RH6.2 Server.
> 
> Sendmail is receiving external mails.
> 
> Sendmail is also forwarding forwarding mails from a
> local client (Outlook from Win98).
> 
> I can view recieved mails from the server through pine.
> 
> When I try to access mail via pop3 from the a local client (Outlook from win98)
> I get the error "Unable to connect to the server (Account: 'test', POP3 Server: 'mail.cgc.com.au',
> Error Number: 0x900ccc0e);
> 
> Is there something stupid that I've missed?

Yes, you've missed the fact that sendmail is not a pop3 server.  You
need to set up ipop3d or something similar to act as a pop3 server,
sendmail won't do it.

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