Re: fetchmail, mutt, mail
Thusly Thwacked By Schoppitsch Dieter:
> what is going wrong?
> Dialing in to my ISP (with pppd) and fetching mails (with fetchmail) works well.
> But then I get the message "SMPT connect to localhost failed" respectively (using fetchmail -S hostname)
> "This message is MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand".
> * Where can I see/set my local smtphostname (or should I set my domainname)?
> * Sending myself a mail (with mutt) doesn't work - which address should I use (root or root@hostname doesn't work)?
If you host domain and email domain are different, you can set
the email domain in your ~/.muttrc with
In Fetchmail, you can set a specific domain for your email
so, a .fetchmailrc might look like:
poll mailserver.isp.com with proto POP3
password ****** is jcoppock
which (I think) means firstname.lastname@example.org is
Jeff Coppock Nortel Networks
Systems Engineer http://nortelnetworks.com
Major Accts. Santa Clara, CA