What happens when you telnet to port 110 on the mail server?
Originally Posted by DomainMagnate
It should work something like this:
# telnet NAMEOFMAILSERVER 110That's really the best way to test POP3 -- get right down into the guts of the protocol.
Connected to NAMEOFMAILSERVER
Escape character is '^]'.
+OK ready <79005.1235570569@NAMEOFMAILSERVER>
+OK Password required for YOURLOGINNAME.
+OK YOURLOGINNAME has 2 visible messages (0 hidden) in 5493 octets.