[svlug] problem connecting to pop3

Breen Mullins bpm at idiom.com
Thu Mar 17 14:19:29 PST 2005

On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 03:02:57PM -0500, Skip Evans wrote:
> They seem to be up properly:
> sevans at linux1:~/bin/serverapps$ telnet 110
> Trying
> Connected to
> Escape character is '^]'.
> +OK POP3 207-234-129-112.ptr.primarydns.com 2004.89 server ready

Ok, the server is up and answering.

> user skip
> +OK User name accepted, password please
> cabin95
> -ERR Unknown AUTHORIZATION state command

The protocol requires the PASS keyword on that one. See the RFC 
for more. 

(That _is_ a throwaway username/password, right?)

Cheers - 

Breen Mullins
Menlo Park, California

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