On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 09:14:06PM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 December 2002 20:39, Mark Page wrote:
> > fetchmail: SMTP connect to localhost failed
> There's your problem, clear as day - isn't debugging output wonderful.
> fetchmail can't connect to an SMTP server running on your box, most likely
> because there isn't one, although there could be other reasons. If you don't
> have an SMTP server running on your box, you absolutely need to install one -
well, no, not completely true. while a unix box w/o something listening
on port 25 is a bit odd, it is possible.
fetchmail can deliver to an mda like procmail. the man page has more
details, i think it's the mda command in the your ~/.fetchmailrc.
there are minimal smtp servers even easier then postfix or (hack,
spit) qmail. hit google and look for something ssmtp and friends.
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