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ETRN Command

ksweat
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Does anyone know how to set this up on a UNIX machine. We want a MS exchange server to be able to login to a POP account and download mail into the exchange server. Any assistance would be appreciated.
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Use the program etrn.pl from the Sendmail distribution.  If uses Perl.  Perl runs on NT.  It requires an SMTP server not a POP server.  If you must use POP, you'll need to use something like Eric S Raymond's "fetchmail" program
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All this helps him on the Unix box, but nothing addresses the issue of the NT box where Microsoft Exchange will be running.

In reality, he needs a program running under NT that will connect to the POP3 server, download the mail, then hand it off to Exchange for delivery to it's destination.  In other words, something like an NT version of fetchmail.


Unfortunately, I don't know if any such beast exists, and if it did, they'd probably be sued out of business by Redmond, and several years later they would add a new "feature" whereby Exchange actually speaks POP3 and downloads mail from an ISP.
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