[Dovecot] Outlook cant connect to POP server.

M. Bobkiewicz dovliste at reproheinatz.de
Wed Apr 2 09:20:15 EEST 2008

Fábio M. Catunda schrieb:
> Hi,
> I'm having a weir situation with MS Outlook and dovecot. I'm using POP 
> for some users, some can connect, others cant.
have you tried to telnet to the mail server from the client machine?

> With tcpdump I got this packet coming from client to server:
> 2008-03-31 18:30:20.913718 IP (tos 0x0, ttl 128, id 1082, offset 0, 
> flags [DF], proto: TCP (6), length: 48) > 
> S, cksum 0x90db (correct), 2564735473:2564735473(0) 
> win 65535 <mss 1460,nop,nop,sackOK>
> E..0.:@...c.... ...|.0.n........p...............
> But the server never give an answer.
Looks to me as the client and the server are on different sub nets. Have 
you checked the routing table of the server? Does your server have more 
than one network interface and sends its answer on the other interface?

> I don't have any idea why the server do not answer, in error.log and 
> info.log I got nothing.
> Dovecot version: 1.0.rc15-2etch3 (Debian package)
> And those are the workarrounds that I enabled:
>  pop3_client_workarounds = outlook-no-nuls oe-ns-eoh
> I'm kind of lost, any tip is appreciated!
> Thanks!



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