fetchmail & pine

Jared Bernard jared.bernard at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 20:32:52 MDT 2005


On Monday 11 April 2005 7:27, Byron Clark wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 06:21:59PM -0600, Jared Bernard wrote:
> > I'm not sure I set up fetchmail correctly.
> > When I run fetchmail this is what I get:
> >
> > fetchmail: SMTP connect to localhost failed
> > fetchmail: POP3> QUIT
> > fetchmail: POP3<  This is a test of the the emergency broadcast system.
> > fetchmail: SMTP transaction error while fetching from mail.firston.com
>
> My guess is that you either don't have an MTA
> (Postfix/Sendmail/Qmail/etc) running on the box 

I thought that's what fetchmail was?

> or your firewall is 
> blocking port 25 connections from localhost.

I doubt that's the issue because kmail is working fine on this system.

JB




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