Re: TIdPOP3.Connect hangs

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Subject: Re: TIdPOP3.Connect hangs
Posted by:  Pierre Roux (pier…@infofx.co.za)
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004

I also often had this issue and have tracked it down to my old e-mail server
I was running (Exchange).  After replacing it with my own mail server
written using Indy components I do not have this issue anymore.

"David Marcus" <davidmarc…@alumdotmit.edu> wrote in message
news:MPG.1b6c5f913d34d5869896…@news.atozedsoftware.com...
> I'm using TIdPOP3 to check for email messages every two minutes. If
> my app find a message, then it processes it. Every couple of days,
> the Connect method doesn't return. No exception is raised. My app
> just hangs and sits there. I'm writing a message to a log file before
> and after the call to Connect--that's how I know it is where the hang
> is occuring. I have a TIdAntiFreeze component in my app. I create the
> IIdPOP3 object just before the call to Connect. Any suggestions what
> the problem might be? I'm using Indy 9.0.14, Delphi 7.1, Windows Xp
> Home.
>
> --
> David Marcus

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TIdPOP3.Connect hangs posted by David Marcus on Sat, 24 Jul 2004