[Lvlug] port 110 on RH9
faber at linuxnj.com
Tue Oct 10 18:40:20 EDT 2006
On 10/10/06, Mark <mstanley at technologist.com> wrote:
> I just restored a Red Hat 9 server and some users are getting the following
> Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No,
> Socket Error: 10061, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
> When I googled it I found out that I am not running anything on port 110.
> Since I'm running postfix as the mail server I run pop-before-smtp so people
> can retrieve their mail. But when I nmap the localhost I don't see port 110.
> Do I have to run a pop server for this setup to work?
Yes, otherwise they can't pop.
The whole idea behind pop-before-smtp is for people to pop their
email, thereby authenticating them to the server, then SMTP will allow
their email to go through.
RH9? I think that comes with dovecot already installed. If not, check
for the imap rpm (rpm -qa | grep imap) and make sure it's enabled in
BTW, what are you doing playing with a RH9 box? You're one of those
slackware weenies! :-)
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