Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #15124
From: Lewis Butler <lbutler@covisp.net>
Subject: Re: poppassd & Eudora
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 06:19:54 -0600
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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On 14 Sep 2005, at 08:00 , chris wrote:
It assumes
the password files are accessable via the standard *nix passwd command
and the connection will occur over port 106 using the poppass protocol.

There's the rub.  Most large email installations no longer have passwd access,a s the passwords and email and user accounts are stored in mysql databases or the like.  Very few ISPs give shell level email access anymore.


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