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Re: [K12OSN] evolution



On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 09:20, Ron Freidel wrote:

> > 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.

I know it takes commands, it just doesn't take 'quit' like all the
other protocols that allow plan ascii commands in a telnet session
for debugging and I would never have guessed to type 'a logout' to
make it disconnect.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   les futuresource cojm



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