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Password mismatch checking pop3 mail

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by erobs, Jul 5, 2003.

  1. erobs

    erobs Well-Known Member

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    Seems to be on a single account. Webmail works. When attempting to check pop3 mail I receive the following error:

    There was a problem logging onto your mail server. Your Password was rejected. Account: 'mail.xxxxxxxxx.com', Server: 'mail.xxxxxxxx.com', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR Username/Password Mismatch perhaps Jim@yourdomain.com ?', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92

    This is the primary email account on the domain, the username password works to log into cpanel, but not popmail. I have tried it as username and username@domain.com

    /scripts/updateuserdomains has been ran with no luck

    Any thoughts?

    Rob

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  2. binbash

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    Just try resetting the password for the domain to the current one itself, in WHM.


    thx

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  3. carperman

    carperman Well-Known Member

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    i have this problem and have posted a thread about it, tried resetting account password even deleting account and creating it again.

    mine is on reseller account and need to get it sorted

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  4. erobs

    erobs Well-Known Member

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    I have reset the passworld to verify that we are using the correct one. This is the main email for the account and it does work on cpanel.



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    hostcp3 Well-Known Member

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    Make sure he doesn't have :fail: or :blackhole: setup as default address.

    if so remove it and try again.

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  6. carperman

    carperman Well-Known Member

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    No non of these are used, for me the base email is used the only email account on domains, which is used as catchall for web mail system.

    If i created a new email account and set it as default all works ok?

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    carperman Well-Known Member

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    ticket submitted

    I have submitted a cpanel support ticket as this not just affecting me.

    cPanel.net Support Ticket Number: ID# 17658
     
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    sneader Well-Known Member

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    wonder what the fix was for this problem?

    I have the same thing. The main account POP3 does not work, tells me I have a username/password mismatch. I am using user@domain.com as the username (I know how this all works, been checking mail with other accounts fine)

    If I create a new mail account, it works fine.

    I have changed the password for the main cpanel account, and I am using that new password to log into cpanel. But when I try to check pop mail for this account, using the main-account@theirdomain.com it still fails (username / password mismatch).

    Any other ideas? I'm just scratching my head on this one.
     
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    casey Well-Known Member

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    The main account? You do know that the main account does not use the @domain.com part, right?
     
  10. sneader

    sneader Well-Known Member

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    No, I didn't know that. And now that I have removed @theirdomain.com it works!

    How was I to know? :)

    Thanks!!!!
     
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    casey Well-Known Member

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    No problem.:) It's counter-intuitive, but I was afraid to get my head chewed off for suggesting it...Glad it's working for you now.
     
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