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Re: pop server

What are you trying to do?  telnet pop.<hostname> 110 tells telnet to find
a machine called "pop.hostname" and connect to port 110, which is
equivalent to the pop3 port. I don't think that's what you're looking for.


Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
clists@perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu

On Fri, 18 Oct 2002, Richard Kimber wrote:

> I'm getting in a bit of a muddle setting up qpopper as a mail server for a
> local pc.
> >From my machine I can do:
> telnet <hostname> pop3
> and see how many unread messages there are.
> But if I try
> telnet pop.<hostname> 110
> I get: could not resolve pop.<hostname>/110: Name or service not known
> and essentially the same message when tried from the networked (windows)
> pc.
> I'd be grateful for some pointers.
> Thanks,
> - Richard.
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