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Old 07-05-2004, 05:59 AM   #1
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Hi All,

Does slackware 9.1 already have pop3 support at install?

if I enter 'nmap localhost' is displays '110/tcp - Open - Pop-3'

If this is the case, will my mail server just be my domain name? or will it be or something else?

I already have sendmail setup and it works fine. just looking to get pop3 working now
Old 07-05-2004, 06:15 AM   #2
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hostname can be anything. you can call it or or

The DNS, if setup appropriately, will reslove that name for you to the IP where you have hosted your pop server and establish a connection.
Old 07-05-2004, 07:03 AM   #3
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Thanks, I now understand fully.


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