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RE: [vox-tech] POP3 email
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RE: [vox-tech] POP3 email

Thank you for the feedback.

I don't think that the SMTP server is the problem as I am referring it
to my DSL providers SMTP server.  This works for all my other email
accounts - and anyway in the Outlook test for my Linux IPOPD account it
successfully connects to the SMTP server.

I have also been running the TCP-DUMP option as suggested by Rod.  This
produces a lot of output when I try and connect to the POP server from
my client machine - but I haven't deciphered the output yet.

I went and looked at all the Linux books I could find regarding IPOPD -
but the information seemed very scant - as it does on the Internet.
Maybe it works for most people first time!

Martyn R. Whittaker
p. +1 530 756 2867  f. +1 253 498 9591  m. +1 916 813 7061

-----Original Message-----
From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org
[mailto:vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Newmiller
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 12:27 AM
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] POP3 email

On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Martyn R Whittaker wrote:

> Thanks for the advice on sending files to my Web server.  That’s
> fine.
> I am now trying to access email.  Ipopd is running on my server – i.e.
> can send myself email (to martynw@billyfirestudios.com) and when I
> 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,
> and the actual fixed IP address of the machine etc but I
> 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.

The results of the tests you have performed indicate that the problem is
in Outlook.

I am pretty sure Outlook "sends" mail before it "pop"s it, so be sure
smtp server is configured correctly as well as the pop server.

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