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[REBOL] Re: Email woes on IBM/AIX Risc 6000

From: edanaii:cox at: 2-Aug-2002 15:50

Mat Bettinson wrote:
>Hi Ed, > >Ed> connecting to: >Ed> ** Access Error: Network timeout >Ed> ** Where: confirm >Ed> ** Near: smtp-port: open [scheme: 'smtp] >Ed> if email? > >I had something like this once. The problem was due to the mail server >attempting to do an ident check on the machine which was talking to >it. The timeout period of this on the mail server was longer than the >default timeout period in Rebol. > >The solution was to turn the ident request off on the mail server >although if you have no access to that you should be able to increase >the Rebol timeout value instead. >
You are correct, there is little I can do about the mail server. I did try changing the default system timeout *and* the SMTP system timeout, but neither made a difference. -- Sincerely, | Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac. Ed Dana | Nobody knows what's gonna happen next: not on a Software Developer | freeway, not in an airplane, not inside our own 1Ghz Athlon Amiga | bodies and certainly not on a racetrack with 40 | other infantile egomaniacs. | -- Days of Thunder