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Old 10-15-2009, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm pretty damn impressed with how sophisticated my new crack berry is. However I'm a might puzzled.
I own a domain which runs a number of web applications for personal use. I performed my BIS Email setup using an Email address available through that domain. I was surprised that it didn't ask me for my POP3 settings, and has no issues pushing my emails
Just where did it find my settings O_O
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BIS queries the MX record for your domain name and uses that to make assumptions as to what your POP3 server might be. It tries a handful of possible options until it finds one that works.
If it can't find one, then it will prompt you to enter one.
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It's pretty easy to guess POP settings in most cases.
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