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Great tutorial, but what if you're one of those people who aren't quite lucky enough to be able to run a mailserver to handle the mail? Is there a good way, such as a client/agent-like program that could go out and do much of the same functionality, deleting the message or leaving it, possibly sending a rejection message? I found several good modules for filtering, but it seems most all of them require local delivery....

Any suggestions? guidance? hints?

Update: hossman, thank you for responding. My experience with fetchmail has been to download mail to a local machine that could act like a mailserver, even if it wasn't visible to the outside world, although I may be mistaken in assuming it was limited only to that functionality.... I was looking for something that could possibly even work for those in windows or mac who don't have the capability, but will look again at the tutorial and docs. Again, my thanks for your reply and attention.

Update: FoxtrotUniform, your response does help. I was not aware of that aspect of Mail::Audit, although I knew about several of the POP3-related modules. My idea was more along the lines of a stand-alone agent that would only delete , delete w/ a rejection, or leave in place for acceptance that could run at intervals... if that would be a useful idea....


In reply to That's great if you're talking a mail server... (was Re: A Beginner's Guide to Using Mail::Audit and Mail::SpamAssassin) by atcroft
in thread A Beginner's Guide to Using Mail::Audit and Mail::SpamAssassin by shockme

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