I downloaded the 3.0.12 Installer for Windows from
http://p4.elixus.org/dist/ per the instuctions on the Wiki.
Everything works great with the exception of fetchmail. I have been
doing some digging through the archives and everything told me to update
the cygwin dll and I did. I also gave Everyone Global permission to
Create a Ticket. However, I’m still receiving this error message.
reading message test@***.firstname.lastname@example.org:1 of 2 (4718
octets) …fetchmail: SIGPIPE thrown from an MDA or a stream socket error
fetchmail: socket error while delivering to SMTP host
fetchmail: Query status=2 (SOCKET)
fetchmail: sleeping at Sat Dec 16 17:33:53 2006
I tried to execute fetchmail from the command prompt but I still
couldn’t determine the cause of the error. What I’m confused about is
the part in the error message “while delivering to SMTP”. I thought it
was supposed to retrieve the message and then pass it to the rt-mailgate
process so that it dumps it into the database. Is there an outgoing
port that needs to be open other than port 110 for POP3?
Something else that may be causing a problem is the fact I’m running IIS
SMTP service on port 25. Could that be conflicting somehow with
Here’s what’s in my rt-mailgate.conf file:
poll mail.nyc10.simplicato.com proto pop3:
username test@***.com password ***** mda
http://localhost:8284/ --queue General --action correspond”
I understand this version of RT is quite old, I believe the current
version is 3.6.1? Should I do an upgrade of RT to the current version?
I’m not sure what kind of impact that would have in a Windows
environment but I would assume little since it’s written in PERL.
I’m just stuck and I’ve run out of options. Any insights would be
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