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Old 09-22-2007, 02:26 PM   #1
soroccoheaven
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CLI comamnd for retrieving pop mail


hi,
i am trying to troubleshoot/check my pop server can any one here help me to remind the command to retrieve mail from cli.
ie.
telnet mailserver_ip 110
user user_name
pass user_password
+OK Mailbox open, 2 messages
(rtr..or someting ..dont remember..)

thanks.
 
Old 09-22-2007, 03:57 PM   #2
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a google search for "pop3 command line" turned up:

RETR msg#
This sends message number msg# to you (displays on the Telnet screen). You probably don't want to do this in Telnet (unless you have turned on Telnet logging). Example: RETR 2

on the first page.
 
Old 09-22-2007, 04:43 PM   #3
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yeah ..thanks bmarx..you can say i am little lazy about ..right now too busy ..i doing telnet from my local lan ..for testing only..

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