[ILUG] extremely slow pop3, but imap is fine
list2008 at lunch.za.net
Thu Mar 26 19:12:27 GMT 2009
On Thursday 26 March 2009 18:41:47 Kae Verens wrote:
> hi guys,
> extremely slow POP3 in Dovecot. IMAP is as quick as it usually is.
> happens in both Outlook and Thunderbird.
Anti-virus scanners on Windows have a way of transparently intercepting POP3
connections so that they can scan them for malware. They don't speak IMAP
though, because that's harder.
> using telnet, I see that smaller emails download pretty-much immediately,
> but some larger ones don't even start, or stutter along.
You didn't say where you try this from. If you tried it from the Windows
machine, try it from another machine. Also try it when logged in to the
remote machine for comparison (ie. telnet localhost 110).
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