[LUNI] Procmail setup question
W. Scott Lockwood III
scott at guppylog.com
Mon Nov 22 12:14:46 CST 2010
On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 11:59 -0600, Richard Reina wrote:
> My ISP (xo commications) does not use procmail and will not allow me
> to install anything on there servers. I really hate to use windows.
> As for email clients we either use firefox or just check our email
> directly on XO's server. THe machine (a laptop) will likely not get
> messed with and will require a password anyway and the attachments
> that are accepted will be copied to other machines in the office. It
> should be fairly reliable.
Ok. That still doesn't answer the question - what mail server is XO
using? I hate Windows, too - but Wine / Crossover Office work really
well here. I use that to get into Outlook for the things that I have to
Also, how are you connecting to / retrieving your mail?
Assuming that XO is NOT using Exchange, I'd say procmail is the way to
go. You could also use fetchmail to force it to check for mail on the
remote end periodically, and I think fetchmail uses some basic rules for
filtering as well. You'd need some way to get the mail TO your machine
in order to have procmail work on it, of course, which is why I suggest
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