Categories: CategoryMail


see: * man-page fetchmail * http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/fetchmail/

Configuration for fetchmail is /etc/fetchmailrc.

User configuration files are ~/.fetchmailrc.

global settings

set postmaster "postmaster"
set no bouncemail

no bouncemail means that mails that can't be delivered are not returned but send to the postmaster.

default settings

defaults proto pop3

Configure a multidrop mail-box

All mails form mydomain.org are mapped to local users. Uses ssl for authentification and transmission.

poll pop.provider.com localdomains mydomain.org auth ssh:
user "user"
pass "password"
to *
ssl

Configure a single-drop mail-box

All mails are delivered to local user "hugo".

poll pop.provider.com:
user "user"
pass "password"
is hugo