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Re: Problems with fetchmail and ping
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "David E. Bath" <davidbath1 at attbi dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 00:31:00 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Problems with fetchmail and ping
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Sorry for the off-topic post, but I just want to mention that some
firewall programs replace the standard networking DLLs with their own,
thus creating problems even if they are not run. Just my 2c.
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, David E. Bath wrote:
> It turned out to be a problem with ZoneAlarm as mentioned in the link.
> Funny thing, I hadn't run it since I got a router, but when I
> uninstalled it, it fixed the problem.
> Thanks, Elfyn and everyone else!
> Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> > Have you installed ICS or any firewall software? If so this will explain:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q316414
> > Elfyn
> > email@example.com
> > --- "David E. Bath" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>I had everything working well with my fetchmail setup. Then without
> >>making any changes to the cygwin files or .fetchmailrc, fetchmail
> >>started reporting:
> >>"POP3 connection to ****.*****.com failed: Connection refused" no
> >>matter which server I try to access.
> >>Ping for the same address returns:
> >>"PING: transmit failed, error code 65."
> >>Since there are no man pages for ping, I have no idea what the error
> >>code means.
> >>This is with WinXP on my desktop PC. I have the exact same setup on my
> >>laptop PC, again with WinXP, and it works just fine. I suspect it's a
> >>WinXP setup problem, but I don't know where to go from here to solve it.
> >>Any ideas?
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