error msg:connection to server incoming.verizon.net timed out

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

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Thunderbird
General
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critical
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
10 years ago
10 years ago

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(Reporter: Annamaria Profit, Unassigned)

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Description

10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.7) Gecko/20070914 Firefox/2.0.0.7
Build Identifier: thunderbird 2.0.0.6

I cannot connect to my pop3 verizon server, incoming.verizon.net, as of 10.4/2007. I tried reinstalling the software, but that did not work. I can access the account by webmail from several webmail sources. It's a Thunderbird-specific problem. I have a dsl connection from verizon.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.log on to internet via dsl modem
2.open thunderbird
3.wait . . .
4. in frustration, click on "Get Mail" icon
5. read msg: connected to incoming.verizon.net...
7. read msg:connection to server incoming.verizon.net timed out
8. repeat q 4 minutes until seriously annoyed
9. go to webmail to read.
Actual Results:  
1.log on to internet via dsl modem
2.open thunderbird
3.wait . . .
4. in frustration, click on "Get Mail" icon
5. read msg: connected to incoming.verizon.net...
7. read msg:connection to server incoming.verizon.net timed out
8. repeat q 4 minutes until seriously annoyed
9. go to webmail to read.

Expected Results:  
1.log on to internet via dsl modem
2.open thunderbird
3.wait . . .
4. in frustration, click on "Get Mail" icon
5. read msg: connected to incoming.verizon.net...
7. read msg:connection to server incoming.verizon.net timed out
8. repeat q 4 minutes until seriously annoyed
9. go to webmail to read.

given me my e-mail msgs from verizon.net, which is what it used to do.
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Updated

10 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED

Comment 1

10 years ago
am having the same problem with a cable connection... any resolution to the problem?

 see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=398789

Comment 2

10 years ago
->WFM (FIXED is only used when known code changes resolved the issue)
Resolution: FIXED → WORKSFORME
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