central mail

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Tue Dec 9 02:52:20 UTC 2003


Fetchmail can be used to collect the mail from a POP server.


Wil McGilvery wrote:
> If you are using a mail service form an ISP, you may not be able to use IMAP. You would have to find out by asking.
> 
> You can still use POP and admittedly, it is not as good a solution as IMAP, but it will work.
> 
> You can configure your mail client to leave messages on the server for a number of days or forever depending on what you want to do. Just don't let your mailbox fill up.
> 
> Then go and configure the other mail client to do the same.
> 
> The draw back is that your address book, sent messages etc, are not shared, only your inbox.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Wil McGilvery
> Manager
> Lynch Digital Media Inc
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ilya Palagin [mailto:IlyaPalagin-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org] 
> Sent: Monday, December 08, 2003 8:32 PM
> To: tlug-lxSQFCZeNF4 at public.gmane.org
> Subject: Re: [TLUG]: central mail
> 
> Chris Aitken wrote:
> 
> ...
> 
>>know of a site called "Setting up Netscape Messenger to store the mail
>>database centrally to be accessed from any linux PC on the network"
>>(please Creator, let there be such a site!). : )
> 
> 
> The feature you need is called IMAP, and it has to be supported by your 
> mail server. Your email client has to support IMAP as well, I'm not sure 
> about Netscape, but Mozilla does it perfectly.
> 
> Good news - IMAP service installation is simple and described on many sites.
> 
> 
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