LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-22-2008, 10:11 PM   #1
himoi
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Problems with fetchmail using multi-drop


I have a mail gateway box with qmail and fetchmail
I configure fetchmailrc to get mail from ISP-Mail Server (i'm using multi-drop)

My fetchmailrc config:
set no bouncemail
set logfile "/var/log/fetchmail"
set postmaster admin@mydomain.com
poll myisp-mail.com
proto pop3
localdomains mydomain.com:
envelope Received
no dns
user "myusername"
pass "mypassword"
to * here
forcecr

I received email correctly but there are 2 option that i can not received email correctly
The first: when my user is in group mail list (example: yahoogroup) so my user can not received email
The second: when my user is using forward mail from other email service (Ex: myuser@yahoo.com forward to myuser@mydomain.com) so my user can not received email
All email was sent to admin@mydomain.com

Please help me.
Thank you
Vinh Huynh
 
Old 09-23-2008, 04:36 PM   #2
billymayday
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2006
Location: Sydney, Australia
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, OpenSuse, Slack, Gentoo, Debian, Arch, PCBSD
Posts: 6,678

Rep: Reputation: 122Reputation: 122
You may be stuck. From man fetchmail

Quote:
With multidrop-mode, fetchmail is not able to assume that there is only a single recipient, but
rather that the mail server account actually contains mail intended for any number of different
recipients. Therefore, fetchmail must attempt to deduce the proper "envelope recipient" from the
mail headers of each message. In this mode of operation, fetchmail almost resembles an MTA, however
it is important to note that neither the POP nor IMAP protocols were intended for use in this fash-
ion, and hence envelope information is often not directly available. Instead, fetchmail must resort
to a process of informed guess-work in an attempt to discover the true envelope recipient of a mes-
sage, unless the ISP stores the envelope information in some header (not all do). Even if this
information is present in the headers, the process can be error-prone and is dependent upon the spe-
cific mail server used for mail retrieval. Multidrop-mode is used when more than one local user is
specified for a particular server account in the configuration file. Note that the forgoing discus-
sion of singledrop- and multidrop-modes does not apply to the ESMTP ETRN or ODMR retrieval methods,
since they are based upon the SMTP protocol which specifically provides the envelope recipient to
fetchmail.
Perhaps you could use maildrop, procmail or similar for the default recipient to interpret those messages.
 
Old 09-25-2008, 01:26 AM   #3
himoi
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Posts: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thanks,
but you can show me detail how i can do?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fetchmail Multi-drop Proxx Linux - Server 2 03-30-2009 05:26 AM
Fetchmail/Sendmail problems - some domains don't resolve (and other problems) Nylex Linux - Software 3 10-13-2006 11:56 AM
problems about multi-threading and/or multi-processing with tcp network in java ... alred Programming 5 06-23-2006 03:21 PM
Drop connections to port 80 at firewall machine also drop at protected network? Niceman2005 Linux - Security 2 10-27-2005 08:21 AM
iptables - drop all -> allow needed OR allow all -> drop specific lucastic Linux - Security 5 12-21-2004 02:07 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:25 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration