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Re: qpopper related question

On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 11:47:25AM +0200, eim wrote:


> I've noted in my syslog a strange qpopper related entry:
> * May  1 11:48:10 foobox in.qpopper[11047]: connect from foo.bar.org
> * May  1 11:48:10 foobox in.qpopper[11047]: @foo.bar.org: -ERR Unknown
> command: "capa".
> Well, (-ERR Unknown command: "capa") sounds quite strange,
> anyone has idea what this may be..?

Looks like someone used telnet to connect to port 110 and instead of typing
something like
user <foo>
pass <bar>
hi typed somthing like
user <foo>
capa <bar>

Then qpopper returns a
-ERR Unknown command

If your debug level is high engough you'll find this not existing command
in your logs.


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