pop3 connection timeout & lock problem

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at ifi.uio.no
Mon Mar 27 18:21:08 EST 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-27 at 09:33 -0800, Kevin McWilliams wrote:
> OK, that makes sense. I still don't understand why the timer is reset
> after each attempt to login.

are you sure it is?  the timer only runs for an idle connection.  if the
subsequent attempts quit cleanly, they won't affect the connection which
is left hanging.  check to see if there are new hanging connections,
perhaps the POP client is misbehaved in the presence of a denial.

Kjetil T.

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