Re: fetchmail leaves messages on pop3 server

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sat Mar 18 2000 - 22:49:35 CET

On Sat, Mar 18, 2000 at 08:24:46PM +0000, Andreas Diesmann nicely wrote:
> hi,
> fetchmail don't deletes my messages on the server
> i configured it using setup -f pop3 and set REMOVE_Messages to 'y' (i tried 'yes' too)
> but fetching mails leaves all messages on the server ?
> any other t-online user here ?

I think basically isn't a good thing to remove your emails from your
server, because muLinux fetchmail is not so reliable. So, I'm not
sure if removing work, because I used with remove=no.

> using fetchmail from the command line causes an error (i think the firewall):
> DNS fwd/rev mismatch: !=
> but i get the mails
> ------

Do not worry about this kind of netcat message: it inform you about
mismatch beetwen dns lookup.


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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