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Re: [K12OSN] evolution



Les Mikesell (les futuresource com) wrote:
>
> On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 22:39, bear2bar netscape net wrote:
> > Hi Les,
> >
> > Yes IMAP server is better & that's why I've used the netscape mail for years. However
> there now seems to be a quirk in that I can no longer use the netscape mail client to
> setup my netscape IMAP accounts.(POP account work ??)
> > I would guess that maybe one machine is causing the problem but I've tried it on 5
> different machines with everything from Netscape 7.0 up to 8.0 and all have the same
> problem. The configuration works until the last screen & then an error message comes up
> saying it cannot complete the account.
> >
> > Any suggestions...
>
> That's not much to go on.  I'd try a different IMAP client like
> evolution to see if the problem is at the client or server end.
> It could just be firewalling on the server.
> A simple test for the server is:
> telnet server_name 143
> If imap is working you should get some sort of prompt.  Oddly IMAP
> doesn't take a simple quit command like pop or smtp so you'll probably
> have to close the telnet window to exit.
>

Actually, imap servers do accept commands from a telnet session...
[ronf mobile ~]$ telnet 192.168.10.12 143
Trying 192.168.10.12...
Connected to 192.168.10.12.
Escape character is '^]'.
* OK [CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 UIDPLUS CHILDREN NAMESPACE THREAD=ORDEREDSUBJECT
THREAD=REFERENCES SORT QUOTA IDLE ACL ACL2=UNION STARTTLS] Courier-IMAP ready.
Copyright 1998-2004 Double Precision, Inc.  See COPYING for distribution
information.
a login rfreidel ourdomain mypasswd
a OK LOGIN Ok.
a logout
* BYE Courier-IMAP server shutting down
a OK LOGOUT completed
Connection closed by foreign host.

--
Ron Freidel
Sys Admin
Computer Geex, Inc.
(406) 491-3378



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