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Re: [vox-tech] POP3 email



Try running some sniffing software on the Linux box to get some 
clues.  Ethereal is good with X, otherwise maybe tcpdump.

Yes there's some learning to do, but trust me it will come in
handy many times.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

On Thursday 11 April 2002 09:02 pm, Martyn R Whittaker wrote:
> Thanks for the advice on sending files to my Web server.  That’s working
> fine.
>
> I am now trying to access email.  Ipopd is running on my server – i.e. I
> can send myself email (to martynw@billyfirestudios.com) and when I type
>  
> telnet localhost pop-3
>  
> and log in, it tells me I have messages.  (This also works if, instead
> of typing 'localhost'. I type in the actual fixed IP address of my
> machine, or mail.billyfirestudios.com or www.billyfirestudios.com)
>  
> I now want to be able to 'pop' the email from my Web server to my
> Windows client.
>  
> In my client mail system (under Outlook) I have tried various pop
> addresses, e.g. mail.billyfirestudios.com, www.billyfirestudios.com,
> 192.168.0.1 and the actual fixed IP address of the machine etc but I do
> not seem to get a connection.
>
> I am also able to run the telnet command from my Windows client i.e.
> when I type:
>
> telnet mail.billyfirestudios.com 110
>
> using the 'RUN' command, it works fine.
>
> I feel I must be close but missing something obvious.  Any advice would
> be gratefully received.
>
> Regards
>
> Martyn
>  
> Martyn R. Whittaker
> p. +1 530 756 2867  f. +1 253 498 9591  m. +1 916 813 7061

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