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lks45
December 10th, 2008, 11:53 AM
I receive an error connecting with pop3!

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixBasicSetupHowto

the system needs create the folder "Maildir" in user system folder, but not create... Trying to login with a pop3 client I see: "-ERR chdir Maildir failed"

Someone can be help me?

tshrinivasan
December 10th, 2008, 12:47 PM
Is the error show in server or the client?
what clicne you use for pop?

lks45
December 10th, 2008, 12:54 PM
Is the error show in server or the client?
what clicne you use for pop?

client, any pop client... outlook, telnet...

tshrinivasan
December 10th, 2008, 01:02 PM
Well.

see this link.
http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-114549.html

you have to create some directories in the home folder of the particular user, as

~/Maildir
~/Maildir/tmp
~/Maildir/cur
~/Maildir/new

hyper_ch
December 10th, 2008, 01:44 PM
postfix is a MTA and no POP server. You'll have to install courier or dovecot.

lks45
December 10th, 2008, 02:27 PM
postfix is a MTA and no POP server. You'll have to install courier or dovecot.

courier is installed too, see: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixBasicSetupHowto