Date/time stamp on POP server

Is anyone else having problems with the date/time stamp on email received thru the POP server?

For the last two days, the date/time stamp on email that I download thru my POP server has been way off. For example, I just sent an email from the webmail version of a non-Dreamhost university account to my mail Dreamhost email . The email was sent on Mon
1/2/2006 8:04 AM. The arrived stamp is Thu 12/29/2005 6:15 AM.

When I check my Dreamhost accounts thru Webmail, the date/time appears to be correct. When I check my university account thru Outlook, the date/time is correct (i.e., it’s not something in my Outlook that’s messed up). If it’s ok in Webmail and ok in Outlook with a non-Dreamhost account, the only thing remaining seems to be the
Dreamhost POP server.

This is really annoying and is messing up my work correspondance in a major way. Anyone else having this problem? Any tips?


Here’s the msg source:

From Mon Jan 2 10:32:05 2006 Return-Path: <> X-Original-To: Delivered-To: Received: from ( []) by (Postfix) with ESMTP id E361912387C for <>; Thu, 29 Dec 2005 05:39:48 -0800 (PST) Received: (qmail 3027 invoked by uid 0); 2 Jan 2006 15:30:42 -0000 Received: from unknown (HELO ? ( by with SMTP; 2 Jan 2006 15:30:42 -0000some email is arriving correctly, and looking at their source, it seems that gollum.dreamhost is fine, legolas.dreamhost has the issue. Does that make any sense??

Yup. I’ve been getting e-mail from with late time stamps. I just got one about an hour ago that has the time stamp 29th on it.
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Tech support emailed me back pretty quickly to say they’re aware of the problem and that it seems to be a reoccuring thing. They hope to have it fixed asap.

It’s pretty annoying. :wink:

Just got some emails through legolas, timestamp is correct.


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