How can I fetch my Mail from my ISPs Server?
shrenik.bhura at intelliant.net
Thu Jun 18 06:25:46 CEST 2009
Alexander Schröter wrote:
> Hi everybody
> because I am unsure how to solve my problem I decided to ask you for some
> advice. I have my own Kolab Server running and it's basicly just running
> for me and some friends on a Server. Because I don't have a Mail backup I
> decided to leave the Mails at my Provider, which I think is a great
> solution because of Backup and 100% Uptime etc.
> But since I started to use Kolab on more and more devices, I want my Mails
> (actually copies of them) to be in my Mailbox on the Kolab Server. So
> finally we get to the question.
> How can I fetch my Mail from my ISPs Server? That beeing the basic
> question now a little more Detail. Since I have many folders in my Mailbox
> I don't want to change/add a new folder everytime I change something on my
> ISPs Mailbox. I also want my Mails to be fetched in a regular basis even
> when I am not logged into Horde. (Why the Horde fetchmail I guess is not
> working for me.)
> My idea is to have a Fetchmail Service running on the server that puts the
> Mails in my Mailaccount? Do you think that's possible, a good idea or do
> you have a even better one?
> Thanks in Advanced.
> Alexander Schröter
Try using getmail from http://pyropus.ca/software/getmail/
I have used both fetchmail and getmail and find it to be better on
several counts. That's my personal assessment and opinion though.
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