[plug] POP mail security

russ russ at powerstech.com
Thu Jan 6 13:43:46 WST 2000

On Thu, 06 Jan 2000, Subba Rao wrote:
> All my users use fetchmail to get mail from my ISP's POP server.
> For lack of resources, I cannot put a pop server on my box.
> What is the best way to protect my users passwords from being sniffed?
> Can a user use an encrypted tunnel to send the userid and password to
> the pop server?
> Any pointers and experiences appreciated.

No experience but the fetchmail man page does have a 
section on encryption. Don't know how useful.

And since we're speaking of fetchmail...  :)

How do I get it to run automatically when I'm on line?




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