hawei at free.fr
Tue Mar 24 18:40:33 UTC 2015
On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 07:43:02PM -0400, Stephen R Guglielmo wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:16:29 +0100
> Harald Weis <hawei at free.fr> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 02:02:27PM -0400, Stephen R Guglielmo wrote:
> > > On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:06:59 +0100
> > > Harald Weis <hawei at free.fr> wrote:
> > > > What could be the cause for the following error message:
> > > >
> > > > SimpleIMAPSSLRetriever:hawei at imap.free.fr:993:
> > > > getmail-hawei-rc: operation error (command: LOGIN => socket
> > > > error: EOF)
> > >
> > >
> > > It would be my first instinct to blame the remote server, but I
> > > don't want to jump to conclusions too quickly. You could run
> > > tcpdump (or wireshark if you want a GUI) to get more of an idea of
> > > what's causing it. I have used getmail with Gmail in the past
> > > through a cronjob and it's worked quite well. I assume you're
> > > using the latest version of getmail?
> > getmail version 4.46.0 seems alright.
> > Many thanks for your quick response.
> > It took me some minutes to read the manpage...
> > tcpdump -X -r tcpdump.20150315 is a bit longer (6148 bytes).
> > But I'm afraid you need to see the data as well.
> > Also, I don't know whether it is safe to send the file on-list.
> > So whether you like it or not :-) I'll send you the file.
> I looked at the tcpdump file you sent me off-list. If you want to read
> it yourself, you can install Wireshark and open the file.
In fact, tcpdump is alright for me, it allows to read everything.
> I'm not an expert, but it looks to me like your client (the 192.168 IP)
> is sending a FIN packet (third line from the bottom). This is a request
> to close the connection. The remote system then sends a RST to reset
> the connection.
No, the first FIN packet (sixth line from the bottom) is sent
I just checked that the first FIN packet was always sent by the server.
> So it seems to be your end terminating the connection. It's quite
> possible that it's something other than getmail itself (your local
> router?) that is doing this for some reason. I'm not really sure where
> to go from here; maybe somebody else can chime in to help.
I still don't know whether it's safe to send the whole file to the list.
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