[Gllug] Help with Fetchmail
wendy_carr2003 at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jul 30 10:18:41 UTC 2004
Thank for all of you.
I guess andrew may be right.I use the "keep" for
keeping the mail untill super user fetch them and then
delete.Otherwise the fetchmail will fetch all the
previous email again.
What would be the best MTA in your opinion ?
--- Andrew Roberts <ar at nooneishere.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 10:45:28 +0100 (BST), wendy carr
> <wendy_carr2003 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > I will be grateful to you if you could tell me
> where i
> > have gone wrong with this configuration.
> I think you have assumed that the pop mailbox will
> remain constant
> between pollings. In your config, if an email is
> received and added
> into the pop account after the initial pollings, but
> before the
> third, then only the superuser will get the mail.
> A better way to solve this problem is to use a local
> MTA and get
> fetchmail to pass it on. This will give you greater
> control over
> message delivery, the message only has to be
> retrieved once from
> the pop server and it would also allow you to use
> spam filtering
> on a system-wide basis.
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