[haiku] Re: Fetching mail via pop3 from GMail

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 09:44:32 +0100 (MET)

Oliver Tappe<zooey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2011-12-11 at 21:54:03 [+0100], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> > Certainly not from here. I just tried to reach them from
> > haiku-files.org, but it's the same problem; it just times out.
> Both gmail's IMAP & POP seem to work just fine for me, using Beam. I've been
> able to connect to my gmail-account via POP and fetch the few mails I have 
> there without any problems.
> 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.


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