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Re: Exim, can send mail but not receive


Gordon Chapman wrote:

> Just installed Exim 3.35, I can send mail from the server and from a
> machine on the LAN. The machine has the domain MX record pointing to it.
> The /var/mail/$user user files receive the mail but clients seem
> incapable of collecting this mail. Using outlook express, get the
> following
> Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes
> for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of
> inactivity. Account: 'LANMAIL', Server: 'mailserver_name', Protocol:
> POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC0F
> What do I need to do to allow mail to be collected

If the email is delivered to the files in /var/mail/, it looks like you
have a problem with your POP3 server rather than a problem with exim. You
do have one installed, right?

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen
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Registered Linux User #267976

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