Fetchmail - Google Apps

Greetings all,

I’m trying to setup my RT 3.2.1 and fetchmail with Google apps.

I’m trying to find the syntax for this old verion’s rtconnect.conf file.

I need to set the port to 993 and tell it to connect using ssl.

Can this version of RT do it?

Thanks!

Mike Johnson
Datatel Programmer/Analyst
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Phone: (807) 766-7331
Email: mike.johnson@nosm.ca

Greetings all,

I’m trying to setup my RT 3.2.1 and fetchmail with Google apps.

I’m trying to find the syntax for this old verion’s rtconnect.conf file.

I need to set the port to 993 and tell it to connect using ssl.

Can this version of RT do it?

Fetchmail certainly can, if you’re running a recent version (and it’s
compiled with SSL support). Help with fetchmail is probably best done
on the fetchmail-users mailing list, but ensure you’re running the
current release first :wink:

I use the following .fetchmailrc:

poll pop.gmail.com
uidl
proto pop3
username “user” password "pass"
to “me” here
keep
ssl

If you’re not leaving mail on the server you can drop both the "uidl"
and “keep” lines.

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Rob MacGregor
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he
doesn’t become a monster. Friedrich Nietzsche

I’m running 5.9.0, not surei f that’s current.

I ended up figuring it out…

My config lines are as such…

poll imap.gmail.com proto imap port 993:
username @mydomain.com password ssl mda
"/usr/bin/perl /usr/local/rt3/bin/rt-mailgate --url
http://normedtx.lakeheadu.ca/rt3/ --queue Helpdesk --action correspond"

I got confused on which sections were server and which were user… and the
parsing errors didn’t really do it for me… I had to read the man pages
again to realize ssl went in the user section and port went in the server
section.

All good now!!

I really really wish I set this up from scratch so I knew how it worked…
This box has been running for a good 6-7 yrs, and I only logged onto it
about 1.5 yrs ago. As soon as I logged in, apparently it became my box to
admin HAHAHA… oh well, it’s nice to be wanted.

Thanks!
MIke.On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Rob MacGregor rob.macgregor@gmail.comwrote:

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 18:54, Mike Johnson mike.johnson@nosm.ca wrote:

Greetings all,

I’m trying to setup my RT 3.2.1 and fetchmail with Google apps.

I’m trying to find the syntax for this old verion’s rtconnect.conf file.

I need to set the port to 993 and tell it to connect using ssl.

Can this version of RT do it?

Fetchmail certainly can, if you’re running a recent version (and it’s
compiled with SSL support). Help with fetchmail is probably best done
on the fetchmail-users mailing list, but ensure you’re running the
current release first :wink:

I use the following .fetchmailrc:

poll pop.gmail.com
uidl
proto pop3
username “user” password "pass"
to “me” here
keep
ssl

If you’re not leaving mail on the server you can drop both the "uidl"
and “keep” lines.


Please keep list traffic on the list.

Rob MacGregor
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he
doesn’t become a monster. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Mike Johnson
Datatel Programmer/Analyst
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Phone: (807) 766-7331
Email: mike.johnson@nosm.ca

I’m running 5.9.0, not surei f that’s current.

At least 8 years old. 6.3.17 is the current version number. Your
version of RT is “only” 6 years old.

In that time numerous security issues have been fixed, and I suspect
that your RT host has many other packages also with known
vulnerabilities. If it’s accessible from the Internet, or any other
networks you don’t fully control then you really should consider
bringing it up to date.

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Rob MacGregor
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he
doesn’t become a monster. Friedrich Nietzsche