Actually, I've checked that. It is not commented out. What I DID forget to
check was the hosts.allow and hosts.deny files, since I could use POP3 on
Hat is strange with its hosts.deny and hosts.allow files. Which does it
"ignore" (or should I say conversely, "use exclusively") to set daemon
access policy? Or have I been given misinformation?
Oh, thank you for the suggestion, Karlheinz.
> Hi Chris,
> take a look into your '/etc/inetd.conf' file. It should contain
> a line similar as follows
> pop3 stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/popper -s
> Make sure there's no # in front of it, because this is the
> remark character ;-)
> > Hello,
> > I am having trouble with my windoze workstations in my LAN being able to
> > e-mail from the linux server, no matter the e-mail client. The
> > can easily send e-mail via SMTP on the Linux box (although a bit slow),
> > the workstations cannot receive their mail. Tried both POP3 and IMAP.
> > However, on the Linux box itself, I can use a mail client (i.e. KMail)
> > use both SMTP and POP3 to send e-mail to other users with no trouble.