schmeits at clarksoncollege.edu
Tue Aug 6 16:31:42 UTC 2002
On Tue, 2002-08-06 at 11:15, Mike Hostetler wrote:
> All fetchmail does is grab your remote mail and gives it to your local
> MTA. Here is how I would list it:
> 1. fetchmail to your local sendmail or qmail or postfix
still dont know if i need to setup a daemon called fetchmail???
I use fetchmailconf so it may have set it up automatically in the
.fetchrc which is read upon login (**ck I dont know)
using postfix on RH 7.3
> 2. postfix to procmail
ok. I have to figure this part out yet. I assuming I instruct procmail
to read postfix spool file??
> 3. procmail to folder or spool
> 4. Mutt to read.
> make sense ??
It certainly helps. One piece at a time. Thanks.
> -- mikeh
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 11:05:38AM -0500, roger schmeits wrote:
> > Sanity check here:
> > You use fetchmail to yank the mail off the server.
> > Then you use procmail to filter all the maillists that you are on right?
> > email server ---> laptop with fetchmail --> procmail (filter for various
> > listservs' mbox) ----> use mutt to read
> > ???
> > How does one set fetchmail to run a a daemon?
> > Cron?
> > Roger
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