Alsa And Mutt
gnowak1 at uic.edu
Mon Dec 24 16:39:59 EST 2001
Thanks bill, I guess we all learn something new everyday (grin). I knew icarus supported ssh, but didn't know it supported imap.
On Mon, Dec 24, 2001 at 02:05:48PM -0700, William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-777-8123 wrote:
> Hi, Gregg,
> Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Yesterday was rebuild
> the server date. If you do: "telnet icarus.cc.uic.edu 143", you'll see
> the response from the IMAP server. I no nothing about your university,
> but I no that edu institutions are adopting the IMAP protocol a bit
> faster than the public ISPs. So I did a telnet to confirm it and
> reported. Oh, cool! I see that it also supports ssh. You can most
> likely use it to encrypt your fetchmail sessions. Try adding this line to
> your .fetchmailrc
> plugin "ssh %h /usr/sbin/imapd" auth ssh;
> This assumes that the imapd executable is in the usual place on the
> server. You'll be prompted for the password, just like in an ssh session.
> To automate the process, you can generate a public and private key pair and
> put the public key on the server.
> On Sat, 22 Dec 2001, Gregory Nowak
> > Uhmm, how can you tell that icarus supports IMAP?
> > Greg
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