[Dovecot] How do I get my mail from fetchmail into dovecot
michael at steinbeck-reeves.uk.com
Wed Apr 29 21:47:59 EEST 2009
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> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Michael Steinbeck-Reeves <
> michael at steinbeck-reeves.uk.com> wrote:
> > I have dovecot (with squirrel mail etc.) running without any problems
> > but cannot understand how to get e-mail from a pop server into dovecot.
> > I have fetchmail configured to pick up the mail from the pop3 server but
> > don't understand how to get it from there into my dovecot mbox
> Where does fetchmail put the e-mails?
> Point dovecot there with "mail_location =..." then use your favorite MuA to
> access the e-mail.
That is the problem, fetchmail just forwards it to port 25 (I think) and
I need to work out what to put between fetchmail and dovecot in order to
get the mail into the correct folders...
And I am just going around in circles on this at the moment. Any hint
would be appreciated!
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