Alsa And Mutt

Gregory Nowak gnowak1 at
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 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.
>           HTH.
>           Bill
>  On Sat, 22 Dec 2001, Gregory Nowak 
> wrote:
> > Uhmm, how can you tell that icarus supports IMAP?
> > Greg
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