Wifely-type problem

Eduardo Casarero ecasarero at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 15:19:51 GMT 2010

2010/11/5 Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com>

> All of this is concerning my home setup, not business, so....
> My wife is constantly getting into a bind with her home email account.
> She's one of those types that subscribes to everything and gets tons of
> crappy email as a result. Her DSL server mailbox is so full now, that she
> can't download what's up there from the server. I'd like to do something
> like the following, so if anyone sees a problem with my plans or knows of a
> better way, please speak up.
> I'd like to build a Centos server and put MS and Mailwatch on it. Probably
> put some type of webmail on there also. Then use fetchmail as a cron job to
> download her DSL email to the Centos server, let MS clean up the junk, let
> her monitor the email on the Centos server with webmail and MW and flush the
> rest of the junk, and then point her mail client to retrieve the email from
> the Centos box byway of POP to her home machine. All this would be on my
> home network.  Hopefully, it'll fall into some manageable order.
> Does that sound reasonable?
Just an idea, cant she create a gmail account and check all her email by
imap/pop3 in the old account and store at the gmail account ? there is
plenty of space in gmail to store all the spam she gets.

> Steve Campbell
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