Mail server question

Steven Fletcher flec at flec.co.uk
Wed Dec 5 10:45:39 GMT 2007


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I think you'll want to use the "fetchmail" port in conjunction with cron; it
can fetch email via POP3 and then delivery locally via SMTP or similar
delivery agents if my memory serves me correctly (however it's been at least
5 years since I've used it!)

-Steve

On 04/12/2007, Richard A Barrow <arb at aaa-comms.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all, I have a challenge as follows.
>
> Multiple web mail accounts that allow pop3 access. Now these have
> restricted
> mail box sizes, what I want to do is setup a mail server at home to go out
> and download the email from the accounts on a regular basis so that my web
> mail boxes always have space available.
>
> Any ideas on how I can go about this? Do qpopper / exim / sendmail contain
> such options? Or is there a port I have not seen that fits the bill?
>
> Regards Richard
>
>
>
>
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<div>I think you&#39;ll want to use the &quot;fetchmail&quot; port in conjunction with cron; it can fetch email via POP3 and then delivery locally via SMTP or similar delivery agents if my memory serves me correctly (however it&#39;s been at least 5 years since I&#39;ve used it!)
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<div>-Steve<br>&nbsp;</div>
<div><span class="gmail_quote">On 04/12/2007, <b class="gmail_sendername">Richard A Barrow</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:arb at aaa-comms.com">arb at aaa-comms.com</a>&gt; wrote:</span>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">Hi all, I have a challenge as follows.<br><br>Multiple web mail accounts that allow pop3 access. Now these have restricted
<br>mail box sizes, what I want to do is setup a mail server at home to go out<br>and download the email from the accounts on a regular basis so that my web<br>mail boxes always have space available.<br><br>Any ideas on how I can go about this? Do qpopper / exim / sendmail contain
<br>such options? Or is there a port I have not seen that fits the bill?<br><br>Regards Richard<br><br><br><br><br>------ FreeBSD UK Users&#39; Group&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;&nbsp;Mailing List ------<br><a href="http://listserver.uk.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-users">
http://listserver.uk.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-users</a><br><br></blockquote></div><br>

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