[techtalk] Woes :\
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Jan 4 15:11:43 EST 2001
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 07:15:43AM -0500 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> Suddenly, I can no longer receive email sent to kathweb.net. In Outlook Express, I get the following error:
> "A time-out occurred while communicating with the server. Account: 'kathweb.net', Server: 'kathweb.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC19"
> Now I have checked, via a portscan, and found that port 110 is open. I can login to the box via ssh and type "mail" and see the mail waiting for me. I haven't installed any new software or anything similar.
> Any ideas?
> - Kath
You could try a telnet to port 110 of kathweb.net and see what you get
there. You could have a look at the logs on kathweb also and see if you
get anything there. Maybe try increasing the relevant log level for the
pop server and try a few times while tailing the log. Unfortunately, I'm
not sure how to do these things myself but I'm sure they can be done.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
Domestic Sysadmin :-)
2:08pm up 21:16, 1 user, load average: 0.17, 0.16, 0.07
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