We run a 2000 Exchange server that also has, in the past, allowed me to pop
my mail, when I was using MAC OS 10.3.8 and Entourage X
This week I installed MAC OS 10.4.1 and Entourage 2004 (and updates) on my
Now, even though I have not changed the network settings, I can no longer
download my mail. Watching "Progress" it shows the number of messages to be
received, and says it has completed "0 of 2307 ...Kb"
It whirrs for a while and then gives me the following error message:
An operation on the server timed out. The server may be down, overloaded,
or there may be too much net traffic.
HOWEVER, I can send out mail, same as always.
When I tried to telnet to the server from Terminal, I could log in and see
my messages...so connectivity is not a problem.
I usually use the Outlook webmail interface from home but I have the same
software setup (OS 10.4.1 and Entourage 2004, also on an eMac) so I created
a new Entourage id, set it up to download my mail, using the same settings
as I use at work.
It downloaded part of them from the server and then gave me exactly the same
error message, "Progress" showing it stalling at the Completed....0 of
Of course, the IT person says it is my MAC problem not a server problem...
Any ideas, PLEASE??
Mauri Collins, D.Ed.
Instructional Design and Faculty Development Specialist
Center for Distance Education
School for New Learning, DePaul University, Loop Campus