fetchexc - program to retrieve email from Microsoft Exchange servers via WebDAV
fetchexc [-p property-file]
fetches emails from Outlook Web Access using the WebDAV protocol. Its configuration is read from a properties file called
fetchExc.properties. The properties file should be in the current directory, otherwise in the location specified with the
Specify the preferences file to use, rather than the default of
in the current directory.
The configuration file format is
key = value. Whitespace around the key is ignored, as well as whitespace before the value. Lines whose first non-whitespace character is # or ! are considered comments and ignored.
A description of each configuration option is given below.
Retrieve all messages, rather than only unread messages.
Deletes messages after retrieving them. Otherwise messages are marked read and left in the Inbox.
Delete = false
All = true
if you are not testing. That will fetch every message from your Inbox every time you run fetchExc.
Destination address, only used with form-based authentication. The correct value can be found in the login page's source in the hidden "destination" field.
The address of the recipient for retrieved emails. If
is defined this option is ignored. If
this is the program to use for sending mail, for example
NetBIOS domain name, for instance
if your NetBIOS login is
The web server to retrieve messages from, for example
The path to Outlook Web Access. Usually
The Exchange mailbox name, not necessarily the same as the
The three Exchange options are used to form the web-access URI of the form
Login page for form-based authentication. The default is
If this is set to true forwarded mail will be forwarded with the address from
ForceFromAddr. This only happens when the sender address is invalid, for example if there are two From headers Exchange sometimes joins them.
This could lead to more spam getting through.
Email address that the forwarding server will accept. Only used if
SMTP server to forward messages to. This option is not used if
mbox file to store mail in. This disables the
mbox file locking is not yet well-tested. Use this option with caution.
disables eight-bit MIME with SMTP forwarding. The default is
Enabling this option can help if the following error occurs:
This manual page was written by Ted Percival
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