grommunio-admin fetchmail — Manage fetchmail settings and generate rc file


grommunio-admin fetchmail create [<FIELDS>] --srcPassword PASSWORD --srcServer SERVER --srcUser USER USERSPEC [MAILBOX]
grommunio-admin fetchmail delete [-y] MBSPEC
grommunio-admin fetchmail list [-f FILTER] [-s SORT] [MBSPEC]
grommunio-admin fetchmail modify [<FIELDS>] MBSPEC
grommunio-admin fetchmail print [-q] MBSPEC
grommunio-admin fetchmail show [--password] MBSPEC
grommunio-admin fetchmail write-rc [--force] [-o FILE] [-p] [-t MINUTES] [-v]


Subcommand to show and manipulate fetchmail entries and generate fetchmailrc file.



Create a new fetchmail entry


Delete fetchmail entry


List fetchmail entries


Modify fetchmail entry


Print fetchmail configuration line generated by the entry


Show detailed information about fetchmail entry


Write fetchmail configuration file (fetchmailrc)



E-Mail address of the local mailbox to deliver the mails to. Defaults to e-mail address of the specified user


Mailbox prefix or ID of the fetchmail entry


Username prefix or ID of the user to attach the entry to

-f FIELD=<value>, --filter FIELD=<value>

Filter expression in the form of ‘field=value’. Can be specified multiple times to refine filter


Write rc file even if no entries were changed since the last write

-o, --out-file

Path to write configuration to. Default is /etc/fetchmailrc


Print the source password

-p, --print

Additionally print rc file to stdout

-q, --quiet

Do not print additional info

-s FIELD, --sort FIELD

Sort by field. Can be given multiple times

-t, --time

Time in minutes since the last write. Default is to autodetect by file mtime

-v, --verbose

Be more verbose

-y, --yes

Delete multiple entries without prompting


--active STATE

Whether the entry is active. STATE can be one of 0, 1, yes or no. Default is 1

--extraOptions EXTRAOPTIONS

Space separated list of options to write into the fetchmailrc

--fetchall STATE

Whether to fetch mails marked as seen on the source server. STATE can be one of 0, 1, yes or no. Default is 0

--keep STATE

Whether to keep fetched mails on the source server. STATE can be one of 0, 1, yes or no. Default is 1

--protocol PROTOCOL

Protocol to use for fetching. Can be one of POP3, IMAP, POP2, ETRN or AUTO. Default is IMAP

--srcAuth AUTH

Authentication method to use. Can be one of password, kerberos_v5, kerberos, kerberos_v4, gssapi, cram-md5, otp, ntlm, msn, ssh, any. Default is password

--srcFolder FOLDER

Source folder to fetch from

--srcPassword PASSWORD

Password of the source user. Single (') and double (") quotes are automatically removed.

--srcServer SERVER

Source server to fetch from

--srcUser USER

Source user to fetch mails from

--sslCertCheck STATE

Whether to force SSL certificate check. STATE can be one of 0, 1, yes or no. Default is 0


Path to a directory containing trusted certificates or empty to use system default


Enable SSL

See Also

grommunio-admin, grommunio-admin-user