Willem van der Walt
wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Thu Nov 29 09:07:13 UTC 2007
Exim and fetchmail are two seperate programs, so they are independent from
Try running fetchmail from your bash prompt by hand with the -v option to
see what happens.
Even with a configuration file, you must make sure that fetchmail is ran.
You can not just create the .fetchmailrc file and wait for the mail to
You need to give the command:
For exim, check your logfile as root.
It is in /var/log/exim4/mainlog
On Thu, 29 Nov 2007, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> I can't get exim4 to work. Actually I am not even sure if my fetchmail set up
> is working.
> Could someone email me off list and give me some help? Also if you want I can
> also log on to irc. But I am having a lot of problems.
> I spent most of last night googling for info on exim and fetchmail.
> It has downloaded messages but it won't download a test message I sent. It is
> set to run every 5 minutes.
> I logged onto my windows box and found the new mail. Alpine had no new mail
> after 25 minutes.
> Thanks for any help.
> Daniel Dalton
> daniel.dalton47 at gmail.com
> Blinux-list mailing list
> Blinux-list at redhat.com
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