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I'm using a EC2 windows 2003 instance. I managed to install pop3 and i can connect to it locally (using outlook express with the remote desktop) and the server address is the machine name. I also added MX record on the DNS (mail.mydomain.com) but still i can't connect to the pop3 server remotely using either mail.mydomain.com or even the server IP.

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The first thing that comes to mind is your firewall, have you opened port 110 on your firewall?

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yes, port 110 is opened on both server and EC2 security settings. –  Que Jan 1 '10 at 19:39
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