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"bug"fix for the proposed method
Authored by: geoffsaulnier on May 31, '02 11:18:22PM
Ouch - Demon's mailserver puts a load of crud into the Received lines of the mail messages, and fetchmail cannot decipher these sometimes. For example, I forward all my mail to my demon mail address from so this mail gets the recipient part translated to which is shown in the recipient line. Fetchmail, though, rejects these lines because the cruddy names used my Demon's mailserver are not aliases of the mailserver The fix is to change the /etc/mail/fetchmailrc file as follows:
set daemon 120
poll proto pop3
   aka mailstore
   localdomains mailstore
   user "node" pass "nodepassword"
   to * here
The aka lines tell fetchmail that the cruddy "by" parts of the Received lines are actually just other names for Demon's mailserver(s). This now works properly! Cheers, Geoff.

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