[haiku] Re: Fetching mail via pop3 from GMail

  • From: Oliver Tappe <zooey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 11:04:11 +0100

On 2011-12-12 at 09:44:32 [+0100], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> Oliver Tappe<zooey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
[ ... ]
> > 
> > Axel: which ports have you tried? I'm asking because gmail seems to 
> > support
> > only the TLS/SSL ports (i.e. 993 for IMAP, 995 for POP), the plain ports 
> > are
> > closed.
> 
> I know, but I obviously mistakenly assumed that "ssh -p 993 imap.gmail.com" 
> would behave in the same way as a "telnet imap.gmail.com 143" does. 
> Apparently it doesn't, so my test seems to have been flawed.

Yep, ssh uses SSL eventually, but it implements a completely different 
protocol.

cheers,
        Oliver

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