Pegasus Mail & Mercury

Welcome to the Community for Pegasus Mail and
The Mercury Mail Transport System, the Internet's longest-serving PC e-mail system!
Welcome to Pegasus Mail & Mercury Sign in | Join | Help
Home Blogs Forums Downloads Pegasus Mail Overview Mercury Overview Wiki

POP3 client - delete messages from remote server

  •  02-11-2013, 17:26

    • Greenman is not online. Last active: 11 Dec 2018, 17:28 Greenman
    • Top 10 Contributor
    • Joined on 07-19-2007
    • UK
    • SuperStar
    • Points 13,845

    POP3 client - delete messages from remote server

    Hi

    Within Pegasus Mail there is an option when setting up POP3 access to delete the mail from the server once it has been retrieved. Is it possible to do this with the POP3 client in Mercury?

    I ask because I am setting up a mail server for a very small charity who want a copy of their mail on their local network. I can configure their MX records to direct mail to their network, but they will get all the spam too. I know I can install Spamhalter to sort this out but it requires a lot of intervention and these people are not at all technical.

    I was wondering, therefore, if the POP3 client - MercuryD - could be configured to get the mail from their existing web-based email server which already strips out the spam, and then delete the mail from the web-based server so it does not fill up and reach capacity.

    I can't see any way to configure this. Is it possible?

    Thanks!

    Filed under: ,
View Complete Thread

Contact | Advertise | Host provider: PraktIT | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement
Copyright © 2007-2011 David Harris / Peter Strömblad. | Pegasus Mail Home Page