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Old 25th February 2006, 20:38
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Hi Chaps,

Hope you can be of help? I've recently installed ISPConfig and all seems to be going well i have set a site up and it is working, I have also set 2 users up to try out the mail. Problem is with both outlook express using web1_kie as username and webmail (kieran@nmcl.ath.cx as username) it wont let me log in. Outlook express gives a "user name rejected" error and webmail gives "You cannot login with the username and password entered" i am getting the password right, im just lost, searched for a while but thought it was time to ask.

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Old 25th February 2006, 22:28
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Post a 'tail -n 20 /var/log/mail.log' after you try logging in so we can see why the login is being rejected.
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Old 25th February 2006, 22:47
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Feb 25 21:42:29 server1 ipop3d[17347]: pop3 service init from 62.30.40.172
Feb 25 21:42:29 server1 ipop3d[17347]: Command stream end of file while reading line user=??? host=62-30-40-172.cable.ubr03.wiga.blueyonder.co.uk [62.30.40.172]
This is the latest from the mail log. Thanks for the help.
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Old 26th February 2006, 10:16
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Which linux distribution do you use? Have you used one of the perfect setup guides?

If you installed courier or dovecot as pop3 / imap daemon, have you switched ISPConfig to maildir mode in management > server > settings on the mail tab?
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Old 26th February 2006, 12:04
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Sorry about the lack of info was tired last night.
I'm using Debian Sarge, followed the debian perfect setup, and did not install courier or dovecot so didnt enable maildir.

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Old 26th February 2006, 12:41
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Have you tried to send an email to your server and use the Server IP in your mailclient (outlook / thunderbird) as SMTP and pop3 server? Which messages do you get in the maillog after you send the mail?
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