[RndTbl] Problem with fetchmail
Sean A. Walberg
sean at ertw.com
Tue Jan 25 20:45:57 CST 2005
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, WebImmigration.Com wrote:
> I have a problem where it is giving error code 2, and when I check, the
> Can anyone help?
With a problem description like that? No.
Try running fetchmail with "-v -v" to enable verbose output including all
the client server communications.
The man page defines error code 2 as
"An error was encountered when attempting to open a socket to retrieve
mail. If you don't know what a socket is, don't worry about it -- just
treat this as an 'unrecoverable error'. This error can also be because a
protocol fetchmail wants to use is not listed in /etc/services."
While the output of -v -v above might tell you the problem right away, I'd
guess there might be a typo in your config file, ie a hostname or
something. It's been ages since I've ran fetchmail, but ISTR it being
Sean A. Walberg <sean at ertw.com> http://www.ertw.com
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