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On Monday 24 December 2007, Vikram Goyal wrote:
>On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 06:13:02PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Monday 24 December 2007, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> >On 24/12/2007, Gene Heskett <[email protected]> wrote:
>> >> On Monday 24 December 2007, John Kodis wrote:
>> >> >Hi Gene,
>> >> >
>> >> >While I'm not Joanne, my first question would be "Have you tried
>> >> >'fetchmail --all'?"
>> >>
>> >> Humm, good Q.  Its launched at boot time by this line in rc.local:
>> >> su gene -c "fetchmail -d 90 --fetchmailrc /home/gene/.fetchmailrc"
>> >> .fetchmailrc looks benign wrt that option.  It normally just sucks what
>> >> is there and unread.  It will all be unread cuz I don't use the webmail
>> >> interface.
>> >
>> >If you poll via POP3, downloaded messages are marked as read until
>> >they flushed (=deleted) unless you tell fetchmail to --keep them. In
>> >case of an error, they are not flushed, but still marked as read. You
>> >need fetchmail --all then.
>> >
>> >If you know there are thousands of messages on the server and
>> >fetchmail is interrupted frequently, set the --fetchlimit parameter to
>> >the max.number of messages to download in one run.
>>
>> You folks are better than the manpages!  You write in english. :)
>>
>> Thanks.  And you and yours have a very Merry Christmas.
>
>Give this a try.
>
>~/.fetchmailrc
>
>set     logfile /home/vikram/.fetchmail.log
>set     daemon 900
>
>poll pop.gmail.com
>#poll imap.gmail.com
>        proto pop3
>        #proto imap
>        port 995
>        #port 993
>#       timeout 100
>        user "[email protected]"
>        pass "XXXXXXXXXXXX"
>        is gene
>        no keep
>        fetchall
>        #expunge 50
>        expunge 25
>        flush
>        ssl
>
And this I assume will grab 25 at a pop and pass them off to procmail?  I have 
this set as the MDA at the top of that file.   I have mine set for 

defaults mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d gene"
set no bouncemail
set no spambounce
set daemon 90

Then the gmail stanza:
poll pop.gmail.com with proto pop3
        user ZZZZZZZZZZ with password XXXXXXXXXXX is gene
        options ssl

and no port # is spec'd.  Is not the default ssl port # 995?

I'll fix it up and restart fetchmail for grins, thanks Vikram & Merry 
Christmas to you and yours.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
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So far as a man thinks, he is free.
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