Re: fetchmail, why does it do this?
At 21:26 04.02.99 +0100, you wrote:
>> (I get some obscure errors, suddenly:
>> skipping message 880 not flushed
>> reading message 881 of 1261 (3233 bytes) .fetchmail: SMTP error: 501
<@public.uni-hamburg.de> : colon expected after route
>> fetchmail: SMTP error: 501 <ingo> : sender address must contain a domain
>Someone put a domain-less address in the sender-field, and your
>smtp software is rejecting it for that reason. Not a fetchmail problem.
But then, it shouldn't stop fetchmail from downloading the other mails on
my server, should it?
>> fetchmail: SMTP transaction error while fetching from public.uni-hamburg.de
>> I found this:
>> I have a local user named tester, and try to get his mail with fetchmail,
>> this works only if I send to address: tester@localhost
>> it does not work with: tester or email@example.com
>This is not a fetchmail problem, it is your smtp software. (exim/smail/
>sendmail/...) It is set up to allow mail to/from only some
>domains, debian.virtual.de.host is apparently not one of them.
>You may have to set it up so it appends a default domain
>when you enter only a username too.
But debian.virtual.de.host is my own system, and I am able to _MAIL_ to
firstname.lastname@example.org, it appears in his spool file, only fetchmail
won't get it back...
Ingo Hohmann, Otto-Speckter-Str.17b, D-22307 Hamburg, Germany
Tel/Fax: + 49 40 / 69 79 24 80 eMail: email@example.com