> On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 10:06, ISP Lists wrote: >> I'm struggling finding a "howto" on a particular issue: >> >> I have a webmail/pop3 account, no IMAP. I do not run that server and >> only >> have user privs on the email account. I want to do a ONE-TIME >> conversion >> to pull the 400+ messages from this account using fetchmail (or whatever >> you recommend) for delivery to my vpopmail user account. >> >> I run the destination server, it runs vpopmail/courier/mysql, and has a >> domain with the particular ./Maildir account that I want to deliver the >> mail into. >> >> I was going to use fetchmail -> maildrop -> ./Maildir >> >> I was doing okay pulling together information to accomplish this until I >> realized that I didn't have a local account for maildrop since the >> destination account is a virtual user in vpopmail >> (/home/vpopmail/domains/example.com/username/Maildir) >> >> Does anybody have some guidance on where I should go to cook up a >> solution? >> All help appreciated! Thanks, Dave. > > You're fine just using Fetchmail - after that, IMHO, you're > overcomplicating it with maildrop :) > > I do fetchmail like so: > /usr/local/bin/fetchmail -s -f /home/root/fetchmail/fetchmail2.rc > > where fetcmail2.rc contains: > poll mail.com.com proto POP3 user "username" pass "password" smtpname > [EMAIL PROTECTED] fetchall > > Basically grab anything from the remote user's mailbox and redirect it via > smtp > to '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'. Then your SMTP setup takes care of the > delivery as if all those > emails came in to your localuser originally. > > Rick > >
Shucks, that was too easy. Worked great! Thanks Rick!