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Re: [K12OSN] evolution



Les Mikesell (les futuresource com) wrote:
>
> 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.

That probably only works if you have actually logged in, I dunno, never tried
it otherwise...

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



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