[svlug] NS Mail setup
javilk at polly.mall-net.com
Mon Aug 3 23:16:59 PDT 1998
> > Seems to me that if I specify /var/spool/mail/accountname in the
> > various forms that Netscape shows when I ask about mail preferences,
> > nothing happens. And I have no idea what Imap4 and other such stuff
> > means.
> IMAP4 is a protocol to allow remote access to messages. While there is
> some way to use the "movemail" program that Netscape provides to make your
> mail accessible to it, you might want to get either a POP3 server or an
> IMAP4 server, and then run it on localhost, only accepting connections
> from localhost, and then say that your mail server is "localhost". Then
> Netscape will "download" your mail and put it where it expects to see it.
You mean I need a whole mail server to deal with Netscape??? Isn't
there a simpler solution??? Or do they use a closed proprietary format
for their mail folders???
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