pop3/imap server - possibly stupid question

Samuel Sieb samuel at sieb.net
Sun Aug 15 03:31:43 UTC 2004


Ian Laurie wrote:
> Am I correct in thinking you cannot retrieve root's email
> remotely from a Linux box using pop3 or imap, even when APOP 
> authentication is active?
> 
> It would make sense I suppose, my pop3 server works for
> all users except root.
> 
On most current systems, root can't even get email, it gets redirected 
to another user.  What mail server and pop server are you using?





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