fetchmail isn't getting new messages
blithe at silenceisdefeat.org
Mon Nov 6 16:54:03 UTC 2006
Just out of curiosity, what would be a good fetch interval? I have mine
set for 5 minutes but is that too quick?
On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 08:01:28PM +1100, ruscook wrote:
> Hi Wade
> 120 secs is way too quick, if you've got a lot of mail it can virtually
> stall on your system and put a huge overhead on your ISP.
> As you've got two totally separate accounts and one of them was not
> there or commented out, I'd guess you've made a mistake editing
> fetchmail.rc when you've added the second account.
> Please post the file, but first remove/delete you passwords from it, so
> we can offer some advice.
> wade at wadesmart.com wrote:
> >11052006 1122 GMT-6
> >I have fetchmail setup get email from two locations: gmail and my email
> >I have only been getting my gmail email for now because its a small amount
> >and easy for testing.
> >This morning I turned it toward my email account but I noticed that its
> >not getting mail for either acct now.
> >Its set to check ever 120 seconds.
> Kind Regards Russell
> Linux user #369094
> fn:Russell Cook
> email;internet:ruscook_oz at yahoo.com.au
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