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Old 02-02-2004, 03:13 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2003
Distribution: LTS Ubuntu 6.06
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Evolution Email for Red Hat 9.0

Whenever i try to send/recieve mail by using Evolution Email it asks me for my password and then when i type in the correct password i get an error message that says:

unable to authenticate to IMAP server:
IMAP command failed: Login only avaiable under a layer.

Please enter the IMAP password for

does anyone know what this means....i'm able to send mail just fine, but i'm just unable to receive it.......
Old 02-02-2004, 03:38 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2002
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Distribution: Red Hat 8.0 (Home), Red Hat 8.0 (Work)
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I am willing to bet you are getting your mail through a POP3 server rather than IMAP. So try changing the server type to POP3 and see if it will authenticate then.


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