Re: fetchmail/MTA (was Re: Some problems...)
On Sun, Dec 05, 1999 at 09:30:42AM -0500, Bill Leach wrote:
> Can you send email to yourself on your machine?
> Have you tried telnetting to port 25 on your machine an manually doing
> an smtp transfer?
In my experience with new users, it's much easier to avoid the whole
MTA business and spit the downloaded messages straight to procmail or
>From the fetchmail man page, line 1599 (at least on my slink boxes):
poll mail.provider.net with proto pop3:
user jsmith there has password "u can't krak this"
is jws here and wants mda "/bin/mail"
*Much* easier to spit the messages to procmail or deliver than to
screw around with setting up smtp on a machine with a transient net
connection and normally a dynamic IP.
Mike Renfro / Instructor, Basic Engineering Program
931 372-3601 / email@example.com