I just tried a tcpdump.
I did tcpdump > tcp and then a grep 'smtp' > smtp.
Here are the contents of the smtp file.  Not exactly sure what all of that means.
13:19:08.180829 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: S 1848408622:1848408622(0) win 65535 <mss 1364,nop,nop,sackOK>
13:19:08.180963 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: S 783705716:783705716(0) ack 1848408623 win 5840 <mss 1460,nop,nop,sackOK>
13:19:08.182335 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: . ack 1 win 65535
13:19:08.190878 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 1:32(31) ack 1 win 5840
13:19:08.192235 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: P 1:19(18) ack 32 win 65504
13:19:08.192381 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: . ack 19 win 5840
13:19:08.192524 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 32:163(131) ack 19 win 5840
13:19:08.194750 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: P 19:34(15) ack 163 win 65373
13:19:08.195155 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 163:221(58) ack 34 win 5840
13:19:08.196402 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: P 34:112(78) ack 221 win 65315
13:19:08.232661 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 221:312(91) ack 112 win 5840
13:19:08.234324 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: P 112:115(3) ack 312 win 65224
13:19:08.234526 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 312:421(109) ack 115 win 5840
13:19:08.272123 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: P 115:121(6) ack 421 win 65115
13:19:08.272268 IP host2.aanow.net.smtp > firewall.softek.net.53711: P 421:505(84) ack 121 win 5840
13:19:08.272348 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: R 121:121(0) ack 421 win 0
13:19:08.273044 IP firewall.softek.net.53711 > host2.aanow.net.smtp: R 1848408743:1848408743(0) win 0
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 12:55 PM
Subject: RE: [vchkpw] Switching from Mysql to Postgresql

backend shouldn't matter.  How about doing a packet capture (tcpdump) and seeing if Thunderbird is actually trying?  Sometimes things can happen so fast it may seem like it's not trying.
Also, how about TLS.  Doesn't Thunderbird try TLS by default?  How about turning that off?

From: Joshua Coucke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 9:06 AM
To: vchkpw@inter7.com
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Switching from Mysql to Postgresql

Well, oddly enough the problem with sending email seems to be Thunderbird itself.  I can send email from Outlook Express just fine when I use the lebanon-tn.com account with it.  However, Thunderbird has a knee-jerk reaction of not being able to connect to the smtp server.  It seems as though it fails before it even tries.  Funny thing is that it does not do this when Mysql is the backend instead of postgres.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2005 10:04 AM
Subject: [vchkpw] Switching from Mysql to Postgresql

Hey, this is Joshua Coucke (on my work account)
I have been able to get the email server working on postgres like I said.  However, I can not send messages.  I get an error message telling me that Thunderbird can not connect to the SMTP server.
When I check in the vlog table it has this error "vchkpw-pop3: vpopmail user not found [EMAIL PROTECTED]:x.x.x.x"
Now the user is in the database, I can see it using phppgadmin and the vuserinfo command.  So why is vchkpw-pop3 not finding the user?
Joshua Coucke

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