[CentOS] Anyone use fetchmail for multiple users?

Maciej Żenczykowski maze at cela.pl
Wed Oct 12 23:42:35 UTC 2005

Doesn't fetchmail have ETRN handling and even multi-domain support?
I think it is designed for it, it's just a lot of configuration options to 
sift through.


On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Craig White wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 16:03 -0700, Preston Crawford wrote:
>> Trying to figure out how to configure it for multiple users. By default
>> CentOS doesn't have a daemon setup if you want to do this.
> ----
> I think fetchmail by design wasn't intended to run for anything but a
> single user and you can run many instances for many users.
> There is indeed a daemon mode... 'man fetchmail' will clearly describe
> it.
> I suppose there have been people who have gotten it to work for a domain
> but generally, you could probably work out a store and forward with your
> ISP and use ETRN to pull in email for an entire domain instead of using
> fetchmail.
> Craig

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