Fetchmail Configuration

Alex Snow alex_snow at gmx.net
Wed Nov 26 22:17:20 EST 2003

I've atached my ~/.fetchmailrc. this grabs mail from my provider's 
server and forwards it to my local mailbox.
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 
10:09:39PM -0500, Rejean Proulx wrote:
> I installed fetchmail and the fetchmailrc file seems simple enough except
> that where to put the password isn't clear when looking at the example.  Can
> someone please post a real live fetchmailrc that works?  I just want a
> simple example that gets some e-mail from a provider and forwards it to a
> local account.  Too me, it isn't that well documented or I am looking at the
> wrong place.
>  Rejean Proulx
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set syslog
set postmaster "postmaster"
set bouncemail
set properties ""
set daemon 300
poll pop.gmx.net with proto pop3 timeout 120 user "alex_snow at gmx.net" password "password"
options fetchall forcecr

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