[nSLUG] Access to imap.chebucto.ns.ca from Eastlink

Frank Geitzler frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca
Sat Apr 22 11:10:57 ADT 2017

George, I don't know if this is useful to you or not, but I use 
Thunderbird with Ubuntu 16.04 on Bell Aliant, and I read your message at 
09:55 AM Saturday morning, April 17, 2017, as shown by the line "George 
N. White III wrote" below.  I don't know when you actually submitted 
your message, but the line below beginning with "220 
halifax.chebucto.ns.ca <http://halifax.chebucto.ns.ca>" shows a 
timestamp of "Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:37:23 -0300", so there does not seem 
to be a great delay between your transmission and my reception.

I use POP3 on Sympatico, on a HP/Compaq laptop, and am replying to your 
message at 11:11 A.M. Saturday, April 22.

Frank Geitzler

On 2017-04-22 09:55 AM, George N. White III wrote:
> For the past week or so I've had problems using Thunderbird Mail on 
> Ubuntu 16.04 and also Apple Mail on an ipad.  Mail from other Eastlink 
> users has been very slow (days) to arrive.  I'm not sure if Eastlink 
> is blocking access or Chebucto is having problems.
> https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/213961665-How-to-verify-that-SSL-for-IMAP-POP3-SMTP-works-and-the-proper-certificate-is-installed- 
> gives incantations and sample
> output for working servers.  I get the expected result for the SMTP, 
> but IMAP is failing and has been for several days:
> $ openssl s_client -showcerts -connect smtp.chebucto.ns.ca:465 
> <http://smtp.chebucto.ns.ca:465>
> [...]
> ---
> 220 halifax.chebucto.ns.ca <http://halifax.chebucto.ns.ca> ZMailer 
> Server 2.99.56 #3 ESMTP+IDENT ready at Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:37:23 -0300
> But
> $ openssl s_client -showcerts -connect imap.chebucto.ns.ca:993 
> <http://imap.chebucto.ns.ca:993>
> connect: Connection timed out
> connect:errno=110
> I'd appreciate any troubleshooting pointers.  It could be useful to 
> know if the imap test fails for other internet providers.
> -- 
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca <mailto:aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
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