From: Donncha O Caoimh (donncha.ocaoimh at domain tradesignals.com)
Date: Tue 24 Sep 2002 - 14:45:03 IST
Are you running a procmail script as well? When procmail bombs out the F out
of "From" gets dropped. This procmail recipe was posted to the email security
list, add it to the end of any scripts you run..
* ! ^From[ ]
* ^rom[ ]
LOG="*** Dropped F off From_ header! Fixing up. "
| sed -e 's/^rom /From /'
On Tuesday 24 September 2002 13:37, Ray Kelly wrote:
> Ladies & gents
> I'm having a wee little prob with fetchmail here which I can't
> figure out & the altar of google hasn't answered my prayers either.
> I'm running it as a std user to dump remote mail into spool
> on a lan box where I want to get at it myself
> What happens is
> rom user at domain wherever.tld Tue Sep 24 12:46:45 2002
> or similar is addeded to the top of each mail & as a result
> $MAILCLIENT doesn't recognise a valid mbox & barfs
> changing rom to From: seems to make a difference but that's something I'd
> rather not have to do :)
> The fetchmailrc is as below
> poll pop3server
> proto pop3
> user "user"
> pass "password"
> the (client) machine itself is is RH 7.2 box with
> fetchmail-5.9.0-11 being installed it also has
> postfix-1.1.11 there too though I suspect that this & procmail (3.21)
> aren't the problem!
> does anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening or more
> importantly, how to make it go away!
> ta muchie
> Ray ...
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