--- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
, "mdewell" <mdewell@...> wrote:
> --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "morac1974" <Anonymous123@> wrote:
> > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "mdewell" <mdewell@> wrote:
> > >
> > > It has been indicated that Yahoo allows IMAP connections via third
> > > parties and mobile devices. But I have found that you cannot
> > > same connection that the mobile device uses on your desktop.
> > > Yahoo keep this from happening? In other words, how do their IMAP
> > > servers know who to let connect and who not or in other words ho do
> > > they delineate between a mobile device and a desktop application
> > > as outlook or Thunderbird?
> > >
> > Probably based on the ip address range.
> It can't be based on IP range because my mobile has wifi and I can
> access it on my home network. Therefore it would be the same IP as my
> desktop as my mobile device.
Then there must be a special header being sent by the device or a
special username/password sent. You could try sniffing the connection
to see what it is, but most likely it will be encrypted.