Wifely-type problem

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Fri Nov 5 16:25:16 GMT 2010

On 11/5/2010 11:19 AM, Eduardo Casarero wrote:
> 2010/11/5 Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com 
> <mailto: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
>     -- 
I'm not sure what you're suggesting as far as the gmail account and 
storage. To prevent any change to her email address, I'd like to keep 
her on the DSL account. So I'm really unclear on how she'd move the 
emails from the DSL to gmail. She could, at the moment, check and clean 
the pending DSL emails by their webmail facility. But the sheer volume 
of crap she gets (and most of it she thinks is normal) is overwhelming.

I'll think about this though.

Thanks all

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