#321 Unable to Login - Usename contains special characters?

POP3 (162)

Attempting to login using a username containing an
underscore as the first (and last) characters failed.
Logging in manually/directly (on the same url as in the
application) is successful. Attempted the HTTP/HTTPS
and MD5 methods without success.

Log for basic HTTP method:

[06/21/03 21:11:38] Starting POP3 session for "xxx".
[06/21/03 21:11:38] <xxx> Password received from
[06/21/03 21:11:38] <xxx> Connecting to Yahoo...
[06/21/03 21:11:45] <xxx> Login failed
[06/21/03 21:11:45] <xxx> Login to Yahoo Mail


  • Anuj Seth

    Anuj Seth - 2003-06-21

    Logged In: YES


    Thank you for using YahooPOPs! and thank you for bringing the
    problem report to our notice.

    Based on the report you have filed, at first glance we believe this
    could be a bug in the product.

    We have assigned the report to a developer who might be
    interacting with you via this active bug report to gather more
    information (if required) to fix this problem.

    If you feel that there is no progress being made on the report,
    kindly add a comment to this bug report itself. Do not raise
    another bug report or try to get in touch directly with the developer
    via email.

    We internally prioritize bug reports and try to fix the critical ones

    Once a fix is made available, we will close this report and inform
    you about the release number which will contain the fix to this

    • The YahooPOPs! Team
  • Anuj Seth

    Anuj Seth - 2004-05-23

    Logged In: YES

    This should be fixed in the 0.6 release due to be released

    Please do give it a try and let us know if you continue to face
    the same problem.


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