I've had a look at fetchmail - I've even re-compiled it with NTLM support,
but as pointed out previously that is for IMAP, which is disabled.
I've messed around with the fetchmail conf file and I got the best results
(least errors) when I set the protocol to ETRN.
Here's the output of fetchmail:
fetchmail: 5.6.0 querying MailServer (protocol ETRN) at Mon 26 Mar 2001
01:24:07 PM IST
fetchmail: SMTP< 220 MailServer ESMTP Server (Microsoft Exchange Internet
Mail Service 5.5.2650.21) ready
fetchmail: SMTP> EHLO linux
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-MailServer Hello [linux]
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-XEXCH50
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-HELP
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-ETRN
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-DSN
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-SIZE 0
fetchmail: SMTP< 250-AUTH LOGIN
fetchmail: SMTP< 250 AUTH=LOGIN
fetchmail: ETRN> ETRN linux
fetchmail: ETRN< 251 No mail messages waiting for node linux
fetchmail: No messages waiting for linux
fetchmail: ETRN> QUIT
fetchmail: SMTP< 221 closing connection
fetchmail: normal termination, status 0
The mail server is called 'MailServer' and my machine is called 'linux'.
Note: No user name or password are mentioned here.
Should the request for mail be 'ETRN lennonc' (my user name is lennonc)
instead of 'ETRN linux'?
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