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I'm a newbie. I have been able to configure sendmail and squirrelmail so I have web mail. But I am trying to get my outlook or mozilla email to connect and pull down emails. I am not having any luck. In outlook, it keeps telling me I cannot connect sockets or some such.
I am looking for a tutorial or FAQ on how to set up linux to allow Outlook to get mail.
Can you suggest anything?
STill won't work
chkconfig --list will give you the list of services.
This gives me.....
so it looks like POP3 is working...
runlevel will give you the current runlevel
I'm running at
Which I assume is level 5, and is the level I"ve set ipop3.
telnet ipaddress 110
telnet ipaddress pop3
both give me.....
Connected to [ipaddress].
Escape character is '^]'.
+OK POP3 ftp.[domainname].com v2001.78rh server ready
Why is it ftp? That seems odd.
And after all that.
I cannot get a socket connection, still get. "Protocol: POP3, Port 110 Secure SSL, No Socket Error10020"
Could the default firewall be blocking this?
In the redhat interface, I I have it set on Medium, with eth0 unchecked,
WWW, FTP, SSH and Mail (SMTP) checked and Telnet and DHCP unchecked.
Any things to try would be appreciated.
Ahah! It turns out to be the firewall program that comes with Linux/RedHat that is causing the problem. I turned off firewall completely for a minute and was able to log in and pull down the files from the email program.
So this changes the question.
How do I change my firewall to let pop3 traffic on port 110 go in and out without compromising my system?
System settings > Secuity Level > Settings
Security Level Medium
WWW, FTP, and SMTP checked as OK.