[plug] Slackware Mail Server

Simon Newton newtons at iinet.net
Sun Dec 11 21:58:38 WST 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 20:44 -0800, Benjamin Woods wrote:
> Hey guys,

> I have an email with iinet: woodsb02 at iinet.net.au
> I am downloading those emails with fetchmail which polls every 120
> seconds and uses pop3. I had a problem that when it downloaded the
> emails, it would sometimes send an email to the sender which looked like
> this:
> Where USERNAME1 is the username of the sender and USERNAME2 is my
> username at iinet. I think this was because woodsb02 didnt exist on my
> server... i use bwoods there instead! So i created an alias:
> cat /etc/mail/aliases
> <snip>
> woodsb02:       bwoods
> I think its working again. is this right?

Alternatively you can tell fetchmail which user on the local machine to
deliver the email to:

poll pop3.iinet.net.au proto pop3
user "woodsb02" password "xxxx" is "bwoods" here

Simon N

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