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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 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,
> 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.

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 your
smtp server is configured correctly as well as the pop server.

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