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       fakepop - a fake pop3 daemon




       fakepop  is  a fake pop3 daemon. It returns always the same messages to
       all users,  it  does  not  care  about  usernames  and  passwords.  All
       user/pass combinations are accepted.
       The  main  purpose  of fakepop is to advice users that your server only
       accepts pop3-ssl and they have wrongly configured pop3 without ssl. You
       can  customize  messages in /etc/fakepop/ directory to teach your users
       how they should configure their mail clients to use pop3-ssl instead of
       You  can  also  use  it  to:  advice  users  that  the  server is under
       maintenance; teach the users how to configure the mail  client  to  use
       another new server; or any other usage you can imagine :-)


       This program discards any command line option.


       You  can  put  all  the  messages you want to deliver to the users that
       connect  to  fakepop  at  /etc/fakepop/  for   more   information   see


       fakepop was written by Pedro Zorzenon Neto <>.

                                  2004 Dec 01                       FAKEPOP(8)