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Re: Get mails from remote machine via SSH

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Subject: Re: Get mails from remote machine via SSH
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 08:48:51 -0700 (PDT)
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> If you intend Gnus to be your MUA on the client machine,
> you even have the option of setting up a maildir source using a remote
> TRAMP-style filename as the target, e.g. `/ssh:user@host:Maildir'.

Could you provide a full command (including Emacs Lisp code)?

> However, syncing the Maildirs in the background, outside of Gnus, will
> probably yield better performance.  If your client has public-key
> authentication without a passphrase to the server, you can set up the
> maildir-syncing script as a cron job.

It uses a passphrase.

> The script could also include
> some command to clear out the server-side Maildir, but personally I
> think that is a bad idea unless there is some special reason for it.

Is there a way to do it from Gnus?

> For sending, you could use a relay-only MTA such as msmtp, nullmailer,
> etc. on the client machine, and set up an SSH tunnel to the server's
> mail submission port, thus avoiding the security/authentication problems
> of SMTP.

Could you provide more details (or links)?


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