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Net::POP3 Does not authenticate with cpop6 ?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sgemma, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. sgemma

    sgemma Member

    Nov 17, 2002
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    I've just installed the Net::POP3_Auth and Net::POP3 modules for a client of mine. The script is very simple, straight from cpan documentation, it looks like:


    use Net::POP3_auth;

    $pop = Net::POP3_auth->new('server');
    $pop->auth('APOP', 'email', 'password');

    print $pop->list;

    However when the user attempts to run the script, the error is received:

    Can't call method "auth" on an undefined value at line 6.

    This is not a complicated issues and it dies on line 6 which is due to line 5 failing, so it is unable to connect with the imap server (which i've tried 3 valid pop3 servers).

    Does anybody have any idea why this would be failing? Thanks for your time.

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