3.3. Restart xinetd

Restart xinetd daemon and check that imap (port 143) is listening on the local interface IP 127.0.0.1.

    # /etc/init.d/xinetd restart
    # netstat --inet -lnp | grep 143
    tcp   0  0 127.0.0.1:143  0.0.0.0:*   LISTEN      31364/xinetd

This shows that imap (port 143) is listening on IP 127.0.0.1.