pop3 problems

David Southwell david at vizion2000.net
Wed Apr 4 16:07:30 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 04 April 2007 08:57:51 David Southwell wrote:
> I am trying to get pop3 working on freebsd 6.1 but am having no success.
> mail ports installed:
> [root at dns1 /usr/ports/mail/imap-uw]# pkg_info |grep mail
> cclient-2004g,1     Mark Crispin's C-client mail access routines
> imap-uw-2004g_1,1   University of Washington IMAP4rev1/POP2/POP3 mail
> servers maildrop-2.0.2      Mail delivery agent (MDA) with filtering
> abilities postfix-2.3.8,1     A secure alternative to widely-used Sendmail
> [root at dns1 /usr/ports/mail/imap-uw]#
> In inetd I have:
> pop2    stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/local/libexec/ipop2d   ipop2d
> pop3    stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/local/libexec/ipop3d   ipop3d
> imap4   stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/local/libexec/imapd    imapd
> When connections are attempted there is no response from the server.
correction the above line should read:
When connections are attempted there is response from the server!!
> When an attempt is made to connect to pop3 the server is found, connection
> is made but there is a problem with password verification.
> Can anyone help me identify the problem. I have not been able to find a
> check list to help.
> How do I get logging information for pop3?
> Thanks david
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