somebody help me,
I'm connecting to a pop3 linux server via ethernet, the ip of the mail
client (pc) is in the hosts file, and i've configured the mail client to
point towards the mail servers ip, i can compose the mail message, but
after about 10 seconds of clicking send, this message appears on the pop3
server. the mail client warns me that the message was not sent.
Pegasus Mail has timed out out while waiting for a response from the remote
Socket timeouts like this can be caused by network congestion, slow
responses from the remote host or by network problems which cause loss of
You should adjust the timeout field in your Network Configuration dialog to
a longer value. If the problem persists after doing this, you may have a
configuration problem or a problem with your network.
here's what appears on the linux pop3 server,
Subject: Returned mail: root... Recipient names must be specified
The original message was received at Thu, 31 Oct 1996 01:57:46 GMT
from client [188.8.131.52]
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501 root... Recipient names must be specified
554 /root/dead.letter... cannot open: Permission denied
Received: from client by damned.demon.co.uk (8.7.5/PH 1.01)
id BAA00132; Thu, 31 Oct 1996 01:57:46 GMT
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 01:57:46 GMT
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i'm really stuck on this one, and it's a project which is suppose to roll
out of my door next week so i'm really stressing to get this sorted.
Anyhelp will be rewarded with brownie points and a "Good Deed of the Day"
reply via email or newsgroup !!!
thanx in advance !
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