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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:24 am 
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Sorry forgot to clear it up, not Outlook as in the program, outlook as their new name for hotmail. I opened a new email, name@outlook.com, forwarded my gmail to that address, and used email checker to log into it.

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the principle should work with any email address that checker works with


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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:55 pm 
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Randy611 wrote:
Do you know if anyone has the Mail Checker working successfully with an AT&T POP account?


I don't know. People usually only complain when they cannot get something to work, and the only two examples I have are on this thread. Since I don't have an AT&T email account, I can't test the Email Checker to see what kind of response is being return by the AT&T mail server.

Did you enable SSL in the settings, by the way?

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Can you tell me what the "Last Checked" date/time will tell me. Even though Mail Checker is checking for email every 10 minutes that field is not updating.


It will give you the last time a connection attempt was made with the server. It should not be blank at all.

The 'Response' field should also not be blank either, it should tell you if there was an error with the connection or if everything was ok.

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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:21 pm 
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Well... I had it working for a while by having the Mail Checker bypass att.net and go directly to imap.mail.yahoo.com. It suddenly stopped working a couple weeks ago and now I think I know why. Since Verizon bought Yahoo the relationship between AT&T and Yahoo has changed.

I have reconfigured the Mail Checker go to inbound.att.net. That seems to be trying to work but I get a pop up message on the icon. It says "OK Password Required". Mail Checker has the correct password for the mail account. Any idea what that message means?


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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:12 am 
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A lot of email providers have gone to secure connections. I didn't read back to see if you're using a secure connection for the email checker. I also know that with some (google, for sure), you have to set your settings to allow third party software to access the server.

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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:46 pm 
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Yes, I am using SSL. Until I can get mail checker for Nexus Ultimate to work I have begun using another mail checker. I have everything set the same - server name, username, password, protocol, port and SSL security and that one works perfectly.

I'm still hoping that the tool tip message - "OK Password required." might provide a clue to the problem.


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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:43 am 
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Randy611 wrote:
I'm still hoping that the tool tip message - "OK Password required." might provide a clue to the problem.


You're using IMAP instead of POP3?

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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:02 pm 
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No, POP3. Please look at the attached picture of my settings.


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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:58 pm 
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Can you please post a picture of the pop up message on the icon saying "OK Password Required"?

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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:23 pm 
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<Scratches head>

Ok, let me have a look at the code.

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 Post subject: Re: E-Mail Checker using SSL
PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:47 pm 
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Alright. Very old code, a bit of a pain to go through it again.

Anyway, the problem is that AT&T are not using the standard POP3 protocol.

The server is supposed to respond with

+OK send PASS

See that '+' sign at the beginning? That's critical. Instead the AT&T server skips sending the '+' symbol and the Email Checker thus concludes that there has been some kind of an error.

Blame AT&T for thinking they're 'special' and don't have to follow the rules. Anyway, I'll see what I can do.

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