Originally Posted by jjw
My mail client can't get mail no matter what settings I use. So I stopped dovecot, turned it off with chkconfig, moved the pop & imap services back into xinetd.d, restart the whole system, and still can't connect no matter what I do. But I can from the command line. this is so frurstrating. I am going to yank it all out by the roots, use mbox, and see if I can get it to work.
Are you sure SELinux is disabled and your firewall allows POP3 and SMTP?