Re: fetchmail and port forwarding
"Emma" == Emma Jane Hogbin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Emma> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 12:06:38PM -0400, Derrick 'dman'
Emma> Hudson wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 11:08:40PM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin
>> | Right now I run from the command line:
>> | ssh my.mail.host -L 8025:localhost:25
>> | works great. Except I now have a terminal window that I
>> | can't close.
>> Unless you background it :-).
Emma> Tried that, it kills the process.
Just checking: you did understand what dman meant, right?
Backgrounding the ssh session means using a flag like -f, -n or
otherwise using the background escape (~^Z or ~&). It absolutely
should not kill the process, otherwise you've got some serious
problems to deal with..... ;-)
Apologies if this is all obvious to you!