I have setup a POP server for the mail handler to access but I keep getting the following error message indicating that mail handler is using IMAP. I am using JIRA 4.0.
2013-03-18 12:34:26,394 JiraQuartzScheduler_Worker-1 ERROR ServiceRunner Create/Comment Service SBMWD [service.services.mail.MailFetcherService] Create/Comment Service SBMWD: Error connecting to host 'mail.foobar.com' as user 'test' via protocol 'imap': javax.mail.MessagingException: Connection timed out: connect; nested exception is:
java.net.ConnectException: Connection timed out: connect
You can change the connection type via Administrations > Mail Server > edit the Pop Server > make sure to specify pop instead of imap in the Host Name.
In general, the error that JIRA throws here indicate that it has problem connecting to mail server (mail.foobar.com). Thus, you can check if:
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