[rt-users] fetchmailrc

mjames at guesswho.com mjames at guesswho.com
Wed Nov 16 16:24:30 EST 2011

Thanks for the quick reply, now to figure out why I get the AUTHFAIL.

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From: rt-users-bounces at lists.bestpractical.com [mailto:rt-users-bounces at lists.bestpractical.com] On Behalf Of Rob MacGregor
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 4:00 PM
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Subject: Re: [rt-users] fetchmailrc

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 20:49,  <mjames at guesswho.com> wrote:
> When I invoke fetchmail –f /opt/rt4/etc/fetchmailrc, it appends 
> “@mail.domain.com” to the username, whereas the correct user is 
> trackrequests at domain.com.
> [root at xtracker ~]# fetchmail -f /opt/rt4/etc/fetchmailrc
> fetchmail: WARNING: Running as root is discouraged.
> fetchmail: Authorization failure on 
> trackrequests at domain.com@mail.domain.com

That's just the logging, it doesn't actually pass the @mail.example.com as part of the username. It is there so you can differentiate problems logging in to multiple accounts on different mail servers.

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