RE: Outlook Express not working anymore after usin g PIX Firewall

  • From: "Dufour, Michael P" <michael.p.dufour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 07:19:38 -0400

We have had problems communicating with PIX fire walls in the past. We send
a message and the PIX fire wall will accept the message but will not send us
a reply that they have received the message, so we resends, this will go on
till the message times out. Meanwhile the recipient is getting bombarded
with multiple copies.
Check out this URL for more info on the problem, I'm not sure it is the same
problem you are having but its worth the time.

If this is a fix, please let me know so we can inform others. 

Mike D

        Michael Dufour
        E-mail Administrator

Email: michael.p.dufour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Soo, Bee Yong [SMTP:by.soo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 9:47 PM
> To:   [ExchangeList]
> Subject:      [exchangelist] Outlook Express not working anymore after
> using PIX Firewall
> Hi there,
> My Microsoft Outlook works find as usual.  I cant understand why but it
> seems that PIX has affected my Outlook Express.  The error message I have
> got from Outlook Express is:-
> "Your POP3 server has not responded in 60 seconds. Would like to wait
> another 60 seconds for the server to respond?"
> - I don't think Microsoft Technet Q186272 is relevant to my case here as I
> am not using Outlook Express for Sun Solaris" on my NT 4 Workstation.
> "A time-out occurred while communicating with the server. Account :'User',
> Server: 'Machine A', Protocol: POP3, Port 110, Secure (SSL): No, Error
> Number:0x800CCC19.
> - The closest article I can find from Technet Q254926, which again, does
> not really suit my incident here as I have got error about POP3 Server,
> not SMTP Server. Plus, I do not have modem installed on my NT Workstation.
> Current environment:-
> Exchange POP3 Server = Machine A
> Exchange SMTP Server = Machine B
> Mail Client = Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook
> Mail Relay Server = Machine C running on LINUX
> New Firewall on production = Cisco PIX 
> Old Firewall = Firewall Checkpoint (just decomissioned last week)
> Please....if you can think of anything, I would really appreciate to hear
> your inputs.
> Thank you for your assistance.
> Regards,
> Bee-Yong
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