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Old 04-09-2006, 02:00 AM   #1
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i want to setup pop3 for dovecot in rh9

hello friends.

I am using rh9. i want to setup pop3 for dovecot.

i have downloaded the rpm for dovecot for rh9


i have opened /etc/dovecot.conf file and given the following line

protocols = pop3 pop3s

i have restarted dovecot service.

it works fine.

i have configured evolution to accept mails for root user.

i have given my ip as the server ip for pop3(for recieving mails)

but when i press send/recieve button it says can't connect to pop3 server on is my ip)

i have checked whether the service in xinetd is disabled or not

the file(pop3s) is as follows

service pop3s
socket_type = stream
wait = no
user = root
server = /usr/sbin/ipop3d
log_on_success += HOST DURATION
log_on_failure += HOST
disable = no

I have the services file in xinet.d as follows

service services
port = 9098
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
disable = yes
only_from =

Please help me to configure pop3 to recieve incoming mails using evolution client.

Wiating for ur replies.

Thanking U.

Syed Abdul Khader


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