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Month: November 2014

Re: [trinity-users] KMail mail check failure

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:57:49 +0100
Am Montag, 10. November 2014 schrieb John Campbell:
> in the last 6-8 months I have been having occasional failure of mail check 
> both interval and manual. 
> The symptom is the bottom right progress bar shows constant movement with no 
> percentage given and no new mail.Workaround is close kmail, reopen it go to 
> Settings - Configure Mail - Accounts - Receiving - Modify - Apply (without 
> editing anything) - OK and it downloads and will do so for 1~30 days and the 
> same thing happens again.
> Doesn't matter which of 4 POP3 accounts I select to (not) modify - all then 
> download
> Just open/close does not fix it nor TDE exit/new session or reboot. Machine 
> normally runs 24/7
> Has persisted through a complete machine replacement (with the same 
> ~.trinity/share/apps/kmail/mail directory and filters
> This is with KMail 1.9.10 (enterprise35.0.20100827.1168748) (Using Trinity 
> on Debian 7 reported by synaptic as kmail-trinity 
> The same setup had been working fine for some 
> months beforehand
> Any ideas ?
> Regards
> John Campbell

I had the same issue. It turned out that my ISP changed encryption. The "Check capabilities" returns TSL, but in fact it used SSL. Till I figured that out I had fetchmal pick up my mails, i.e. start fetchmail when kamil starts and stpr fetchmail when kmail stops.


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