Re: Collecting mail for other users with fetchmail?
On Wed, 25 Aug 1999, Phillip Deackes wrote:
> Jor-el <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Phillip,
> > Its seems to me that you havent read the manpage. Specifically,
> > the sections about the '-m', the '-u', and the user authentication.
> It seems to me you didn't read my original query. I did read the
> manpage, -m appears to refer to the mail delivery agent. I use exim as
> an MDA. -u relates to the login name with the IP. As I explained, my
> IP's POP3 server requires that I log in with scgf, my *hostname*. The
> same hostname is used by everyone on my system, hence mail collected
> with this login could belong to anyone.
> As it happens, I found the answer in the Linux Gazette - they have an
> excellent article on Setting up Exim for a home network
> I added this to my ~/.forward file:
> if $header_to: contains "sah1"
> then deliver sah1
> This causes exim to deliver mail addressed to email@example.com to
> the correct inbox for sah1, ie. /var/spool/mail/sah1
> I appreciate your reply, Jorel, but I am somewhat annoyed at your
> implication that I would not bother to read the most obvious manpage. It
> appears that many Linux users are just too quick to point the finger at
> others who they believe have not read the documntation.
Please accept my apologies for the unwarranted aspersions. You are
right : I didnt completely understand your question.
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