how to set up my "fetchmail" on f20 without sendmail?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 20:53:33 UTC 2013


"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> writes:
> since (obviously), without sendmail, nothing is listening on port
> 25. so what's the solution these days? a pointer to a web page
> somewhere would work just fine. thanks.

Since mail at your ISP is most likely going to all go to one user,
piping it into a full-blown MTA is overkill.  I just have ISP imaps mail
placed into the user's mbox directly with getmail(1).  I run getmail out
of the user's own crontab twice an hour.

   yum install getmail

-wolfgang


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