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Re: Cygwin Mail and Exchange Server
Ronald Fischer wrote:
Dave Korn <dave.korn <at> artimi.com> writes:
No need to ask the admins, you can lookup these settings directly in
Outlook under Tools: Email accounts. It probably won't say anything
about POP/IMAP but you can just do "telnet <mail server> POP" or "telnet
<mail server> IMAP". If it responds with a server at the other end then
you know it's up. I'd recommend IMAP and I usually just through that
server name into Thunderbird and I'm good to go. You can enter the same
settings into your /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf file too..
I guess in my case (sending only) I just need SMTP. Or is it necessary
that ssmtp.conf always contains POP too? And, AFIK, the access method
to the exchange server is not POP, but IMAP...
at a customer's site, I would like to be able to send email from
bash scripts. The setup of the software is pretty standard: Usually
mail is sent and read using Outlook, and there is an Exchange server
lurking somewhere to do the job. What do I have to do in such an
environment in order to be able to send mail from cygwin?
You need to ask your admins for POP and SMTP access details of your
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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