[REBOL] Re: Reading POP mail
From: matt:blis at: 1-Oct-2001 21:38
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]]
> On Behalf Of [holger--rebol--com]
> Sent: 01 October 2001 21:15
> To: [rebol-list--rebol--com]
> Subject: [REBOL] Re: Reading POP mail
> On possible explanation of the problem is that the DNS
> settings on the machine you are running this on are different
> than on the machine where it works correctly.
> Try the following: on the machine where the command works correctly
> host domain.com
> in a shell window to find out the IP address of domain.com.
> Then use that IP address in the pop:// URL instead of domain.com.
> Another possibility is that the host where it is not working
> is outside of a firewall that prevents POP access to
> domain.com. In that case you are out of luck.
The POP server is actually on the same machine as the rebol install
(it's a small dedicated server) and I have already tried using the full
IP address, "localhost" and 127.0.0.1, none of which worked.
I'll try some other things and see what I can come up with.
Thanks all for your help.