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Re: [SLE] What is the proper tool for sharing a POP mailbox ? [SOLVED]
- From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 13:43:43 +0100 (CET)
- Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0303031331260.2679-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The 03.03.02 at 14:59, chiefoldmist wrote:
> Dear Bruce, Carlos & Jerry
> Thank you all for your help - i now have a working
> mail system delivering mail for both myself and my
> wife (she is very happy).
> I apologise for any confusion and hope that the
> previous emails were a good natured discussion !!!.
> I will try to cler up a few things:
> 1. I was running fetchmail as root
I thougt so.
> 2. When i wanted to get procmail running i looked a
> Togan's FAQ and uncommented the mailbox_command line
> and added the path to procmail as he suggested.
You mean this text?
|2. How can I make fetchmail to deliver via procmail ?
|You need to add:
| mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d %T"
|to your "options" in ~/.fetchmailrc For instance .fetchmailrc may look
|poll mail.domain.com protocol pop3 username myusername password
|mysecretpassword options ssl mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d %T"
Or this other entry:
|4. How do use procmail with Postfix ?
|in /etc/postfix/main.cf Search for
|#mailbox_command = /some/where/procmail
|And change it to your path to procmail, which is /usr/bin/procmail unless
|you changes the procmail installation.
It must be this last one. I think I'm starting to understand. :-)
There is an easier way: Yast can configure it for you; or edit
possibly running suseconfig later.
> 3. When i did this the comments above this line said
> that if i wanted to use this to deliver mail system
> wide i had to alias root - which i did to Tim.
> 4. I then entered my recipe in /etc/procmailrc
> 5. I got all sorts of strange messages as you saw.
Yes, very weird.
> What i did to solve this was:
> 1. Run fetchmail as Tim
> 2. Add Jerry's line about mda procmail to my
Which was? :-?
> I now move on to my next problem,
I'm happy it worked at last :-)
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