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Re: Yahoo IMAP mobile vs desktop

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  • morac1974
    ... use the ... How does ... such ... Then there must be a special header being sent by the device or a special username/password sent. You could try sniffing
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 31, 2007
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      --- 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
      use the
      > > > same connection that the mobile device uses on your desktop.
      How does
      > > > 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
      such
      > > > 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.
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