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Old 03-04-2005, 04:41 AM   #1
bobcatch
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fetchmail socket error


Recently my provider shited the mail server to some new
location.even after having changed the mail settings ie the new server
ip thru webmin to my .fetchmailrc file I can not receive mails.
I can access the webmailend of the server with the specified port
ref.thru my browser,but putting the same ip & port address to the
fetcmailrc file does not make fetchmail work.

I have some doubts here

i configure fetchmail thru webmin where i define
the server to poll , now I have some 30 users ,

1. do i need to create mail server user details for each user ?
or as I have it presently where i added one user only.
if i just create one user it says -

I tried fetchmail -N --verbose

etchmail: 5.9.0 querying 203.199.xxx.xxx (protocol auto) at Fri 04 Mar
2005 11:59:02 AM IST
fetchmail: 5.9.0 querying 203.199.xxx.xxx (protocol IMAP) at Fri 04
Mar 2005 11:59:02 AM IST
fetchmail: 5.9.0 querying 203.199.xxx.xxx (protocol POP3) at Fri 04
Mar 2005 11:59:03 AM IST
fetchmail: POP3< +OK X1 NT-POP3 Server xxxx (IMail 8.15 34547-1)
fetchmail: POP3> USER abc@x...
fetchmail: POP3< +OK send your password
fetchmail: POP3> PASS *
fetchmail: POP3< +OK maildrop locked and ready
fetchmail: POP3> STAT
fetchmail: POP3< +OK 2 2314
fetchmail: POP3> LAST
fetchmail: POP3< +OK 0
fetchmail: 2 messages for abc@x... at 203.199.xxx.xxx (2314 octets).
fetchmail: POP3> LIST
fetchmail: POP3< +OK 2 messages (2314 octets)
fetchmail: POP3< 1 1109
fetchmail: POP3< 2 1205
fetchmail: POP3< .
fetchmail: POP3> TOP 1 99999999
fetchmail: socket error while fetching from 203.199.xxx.xxx
fetchmail: Query status=2 (SOCKET)
fetchmail: fetchmail: sleeping at Fri 04 Mar 2005 11:59:08 AM IST


So it doesn't work for me ? please help

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