Gmail pop

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Mon May 19 00:39:14 UTC 2008


On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 08:53:01AM +1000, James Gray wrote:
> Carl Spitzer wrote:
> > Strange problem no access to pop3 Gmail in 7.04 from Evolution.
> > Pop3 does work in another distro along with all other pop accounts,
> > hotpop, lavabit, myrealbox, keepandbeararms, bluebottle and the ISP.
> > 
> > It works at home in SuSE but not the library in Feisty.
> > 
> > What is different with Gmail ?
> 
> Maybe your library is blocking access to TCP/110 (POP3)?  What happens 

Gmail pop uses "pops" on port 995 , not pop3 on 110.

When configuring to use a mail client with enabled pop gmail, you need
to be careful about setting the right ports - for pop, imap or indeed
smtp via gmail.

gmail smtp is on port 587 , pops on 995 and imaps on 993

Hope this helps, etc.

Peter
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