fetchmail devlivery success tnx Chuck

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Mon Sep 30 20:21:34 EDT 2002

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002, Scott Howell wrote:

> Right, but what I was saying is there must be some method by which you
> could have a separate password to retrieve mail from the box you have an
> account on from outside your own network. Of course this is if you happen
> to have a mail program that doesn't support encryption.

This might well be possible and I've also read about funky things like
tunneling fetchmail through ssh.  But the normal state of affairs is that
both passwords are the same.  This is why the fetchmail docs caution
against retrieving mail across an open network.


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