fetchmail & pine

Byron Clark byron at theclarkfamily.name
Mon Apr 11 19:27:01 MDT 2005

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 or your firewall is
blocking port 25 connections from localhost.

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