fetchmail is a mail-retrieval and forwarding utility; it fetches mail from remote mailservers and forwards it to your local (client) machine's delivery system. You can then handle the retrieved mail using normal mail user agents.

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Postfix/spamassassin incoming mail not being filtered, but outgoing is

I have what I hope is a fairly normal home postfix setup. I fetch POP3 mail using fetchmail, which passes on to postfix via /usr/sbin/sendmail. In postfix's master.cf I added a spamassassin service, ...
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Fetch new Mails (Also from Subfolders) from another IMAP server as new Mail in Postfix

everyone. I have installed Postfix on a server with Aliases and Domains from a MySQL Database. It is configured to forward some adresses to other Mail Accounts and also delivers some mails in local ...
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how to handle this case if fetchmail fetches spam from yahoo, and postfix does not deliver because host does not exist

I have fetchmail collecting from yahoo and passing the mails to the local postfix server. If I have a 4xx Error , because for example the sender domain does not exist, fetchmail will try to pas this ...
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Deliver fetchmail messages to two different MDA's

I'm running fetchmail on a AntiSpam server to get messages on user's junk folder to feed SpamAssassin bayesian filtering. It's been running nicely with the -m option in fetchmail to deliver the ...
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Fetchmail gives error for the command “LAST”

We download all mails in our intranet mail server using fetchmail. We have about 40 accounts with our mail service provider. From last few months some times some of the user mails are not getting ...
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Fetchmail to given destination

I'm using fetchmail to download messages from a POP3 mail-relay account into Lotus Notes. The problem is that fetchmail tries to deliver to fetchmail@mydomain.com and not to john@mydomain.com. The ...
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How do I change settings for “fetchmail authentication failed on ___” notices?

Fetchmail polls an ISP server that is always congested (we don't own that server and can't fix it). 1 out of every 20 attempts, roughly, results in an authentication failure response from that server. ...
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Fetchmail using wrong SMTP sender name

I'm trying to download e-mails from my aol.pl account but they are blocked via Spamdyke on my local mail server. It seems mails are send from my incorrect email not on this local server. How to ...
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SMTP server requires STARTTLS

I am using fetchmial. Below is my configuration. I want the retrieved emails to be sent to my gmail address. But I encountered an error below. Could someone help me with this? Thank you in advance. ...
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fetchmail issue:fetching multiple account

I have a fetchmail install in my linux machine. Here are the configuration in my .fetchmailrc set logfile /root/fetchmail.log ##set daemon 300 poll smtp.gmail.com proto imap user ...
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filter body of incoming email in procmail [closed]

I've encountered some problem when configuring my linux machine. We are configuring fetchmail and procmail in order to receive the email from the external mail server.The problem start when we want ...
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How do I Increase the log level of Fetchmail?

How do I Increase the log level of Fetchmail? This seems stupidly easy but I can't find the directive and file I need anywhere on-line.
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fetchmail/sendmail/procmail alternative

is there a program out there that can download mail from an imap account to a local machine for local reading with a program like mutt? I'm finding the whole fetchmail/sendmail/procmail pipeline setup ...
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procmail deliver to cyrus imap

i am downloading mail using fetchmail and delivering it to local unix account, the users .procmailrc file stores the mail in Maildir format and also delivers it to cyrus imap ...
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Setup fetchmail to pull from Exchange IMAP

I'm trying to setup fetchmail to pull from my work's exchange server (2007) using imap. It seems to connect just fine but none of the authentication methods seem to work. I've tried ntlm and plain (it ...
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How to configure fetchmail to send messages from remote smtp server to Gmail? [closed]

I've been trying to setup email forwarding through fetchmail from remote smtp server to Gmail account, although messages are constantly coming to my local address and accessible via "mail" command. ...
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BPOS pop3 ssl fetchmail

Trying to configure fetchmail to pull down pop3 ssl mail from BPOS red001.mail.microsoftonline.com pop3 server. However, appears BPOS ssl certificate is self-signed, and will not allow a succesful ssl ...
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How can I use fetchmail (or another email grabber) with OSX keychain for authentication?

Many fetchmail tutorials I've read says putting your email account password clear-text in a config file is safe. However, I prefer security through layers [silly example: if my terminal is up and ...
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ubuntu: sending mail with postfix?

i've got some questions about how it works: so ubuntu server comes with postfix installed. if i want my php script to send a mail to lets say peter@gmail.com, how does it work? do i have to specify ...
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what is mda (fetchmail) and mta (sendmail)?

i have read some articles about mda and mta but still don't have a hang on it. what is exactly is the difference between a mda like fetchmail and a mta like sendmail. in my computer, do i have to ...
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Does Folder wise mail fetching possible into zimbra (postfix) from old server

I had succefully fetch all my old mail server mail in to new zimbra mail server (postfix) using fetchmail...but all mails goes into inbox insted of specific folder.... So does folder wise mail ...
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A simple Fetchmail use

I'm trying to backup my e-mail inbox using Fetchmail. So after installing the package, I created a .fetchmailrc: poll SERVER_ADDRESS with proto POP3 and options no dns user 'MY_ADDRESS' there with ...
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Analogue to fetchmail that can delete mail older than X

Fetchmail only has the option to delete mail from the server or not. Is there something that exists that does basically exactly what fetchmail does, except which also supports the option to only ...
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popping from exchange 2007

I'm having issues getting a linux box to pop from exhcange 2007. This all started while setting up osticket. Once I had everything configured I get an invalid username/password them attempting to ...
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Fetchmail Won't Put Messages into Cyrus. Postfix LMTP Problem?

I'm trying to get fetchmail to suck down messages from a POP3 server, and insert them into Cyrus for local IMAP delivery. Cyrus works fine by itself, and I can connect to it with ThunderBird on a ...
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broken fetchmail configuration

I'm trying to configure fetchmail on my OSX 10.5.6 box. I've setup my .fetchmailrc as follows: poll my.mailserver.com with proto IMAP timeout 30 user "username" is "username" here options ssl keep ...