Cyrus POP3 Issue

Jonathan Villa jvilla at
Fri Mar 4 00:54:15 EST 2005

trying building cyrus from src...

On Thursday 03 March 2005 06:59 pm, L. Mark Stone wrote:
> I'm running Cyrus 2.2.3 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, installed
> from SuSE's rpm packages.
> The POP server component is giving us a problem.  It often fails to
> respond to connection requests in a timely manner, if at all.  IMAP
> shows no such problems; IMAP responds to telnet requests very fast
> indeed (like, within 60ms).  The server hardware is not heavily loaded,
> so we don't see this as a resource constraint issue.
> See for example:
> inside:~ # telnet localhost 110
> Trying
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> Sometimes the server responds with an "+OK..." immediately, sometimes
> after 5-10 seconds, more often not at all.  Nothing in the logs that we
> can see.  Googling and a review of the docs have yielded no hits, so we
> are posting here.
> Basically, we are just trying to figure out where to start looking to
> troubleshoot this.
> Any ideas/suggestions/pointers, etc. greatly appreciated,
> Mark

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