Commands using fetchmail (2)

  • Using perl, here, we grep the man page of fetchmail to find the paragraph starting with '-k | --keep' and ending before the paragraph starting with '-K | --nokeep' Show Sample Output


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    man fetchmail | perl -ne 'undef $/; print $1 if m/^.*?(-k \| --keep.*)-K \| --nokeep.*$/smg'
    unixmonkey4437 · 2009-06-25 23:51:35 0
  • This uses fetchmail to issue an etrn command that causes the MTA on the secondary mail server to process the queue for the specified domain. You can also just use telnet or nc to connect to port 25 of the server and then: etrn yourdomain.example.org 250 2.0.0 Queuing for node yourdomain.example.org started Show Sample Output


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    fetchmail -p etrn --fetchdomains yourdomain.example.org secondary-server.example.org
    jasonjgw · 2010-11-20 23:38:09 0

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