[Gllug] Fetchmail for broadband mail server?

Ryan Cartwright ryan at crimperman.org
Sat Apr 8 14:26:18 UTC 2006

Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 20:22 +0100, Garry Heaton wrote:
>>The mailserver will be required to retrieve from POP3 accounts. I hear 
>>Fetchmail was designed for dialup connections so is it appropriate for a 
>>broadband connection?
> I use fetchmail for this, works well
Me too. I'm not sure if fetchmail was itself designed for dialup, I 
think it just expects a connection to the POP3 server and has features 
to trigger ppp if required. Certainly I've used it several times on DSL, 
works a treat.

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