Fwd: Re: Wiki advice on running getmail on INBOX access - how does that work?
c128.mail at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 22:46:33 UTC 2014
Thanks - not so off-topic at all, just looking for a good solution
really to move away from using crontab to pull every 2 minutes.
I'm currently using getmail to pull from about 10 accounts - haven't
used fetchmail for quite some time, but that's definitely something to
Semi-related...I know there's also this:
...which does have a getmail script.
I'm sure it's fine, but I'm semi-put off by the fact that it's not a
dovecot-distributed plugin, so I wonder how it fares with upgrades etc.
Still kind of wondering whether anyone has the incrontab approach
working on a system though...
On 18/10/14 23:32, Peter Chiochetti wrote:
> Maybe off-topic, still: (If your remote server is imap,) why not use
> Here's a mangled/working /etc/fetchmailrc for an SSL imap account:
>> poll smtp.provider.net protocol IMAP port 993
>> user 'somone at somewhere.com' is 'someone' here
>> password 'MyPass123'
>> folder 'INBOX'
>> mda "HOME=/home/%T /usr/bin/sudo -u %T /usr/lib/dovecot/deliver"
>> ## cf. /etc/sudoers.d/fetchmail-deliver
>> #fetchmail ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver
> This uses imap idle over there and fetches new mail, as it arrives.
> Local users will be notified of new mail without looking explicitly…
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