POP3 Problem

Alex Neuman alex at NKPANAMA.COM
Tue Sep 13 20:07:22 IST 2005

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You could also look into other alternatives, from the simple (using 
webmail) to the complicated (using rsync to mirror that user's mail 
folders into an eudora-compatible mbox format on the client computer).

Drew Marshall wrote:
> On Tue, September 13, 2005 09:46, Royer Christophe wrote:
>> Hi everybody
> Hi
>> On the most used mailbox (with some .forward like userA, userB, and the
>> mailbox itself for copy) some big attachment are coming back with the
>> pop3 download.
> Sounds like the POP download is being timed out before clearing down. I
> have seen this with dial up users trying to pop large messages and the POP
> server closing the connection before the message has completed it's
> download. Remember that the client instructs the POP server to delete it's
> content when it acknowledges safe receipt. Obviously if this doesn't
> happen then your nice big message will be waiting for you when you POP
> again.
> I would look at either increasing the timeout on the POP server, moving
> the message to a FTP server so the client can access it from there (Or
> indeed just deleting the message if they have it already!).
> Drew

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