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

Frank Geitzler frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca
Sat Apr 22 11:12:05 ADT 2017


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Frank


On 2017-04-22 11:10 AM, Frank Geitzler wrote:
>
> 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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