axgetmail - automaticaly download messages from the F6FBB BBS
Axgetmail scans the message list of specified BBS and downloads all new
messages that have a destination which belongs to the list of
interesting bulletins. There can be a list for each BBS.
Bulletins are stored into
For downloading personal mail each callsign we want download mail for
must have an entry in the /etc/ax25/logins file to enable axgetmail to
determine the user whose home directory will be used for storing
personal messages. The HOMEDIR argument in axgetmail.conf specifies the
path relative to user’s home directory where the personal mail will be
stored. Personal messages are stored into the directory
If the subdirectory for any BBS doesn’t exist, no personal mail is
downloaded for such user from the BBS.
Axgetmail can be run automaticaly by ulistd utility. See ulistd(8).
After the succesful connect to the BBS axgetmail attempts to execute
the script /var/ax25/auth_agent and redirects its stdin and stdout to
the BBS. The BBS callsign is passed as the first command line argument.
The script should take actions needed for user’s authorization to the
BBS. When the script execution fails, axgetmail continues downloading
the messages without authorization.
ulistd(8) axgetmsg(1) msgcleanup(1) ax25(4)
Radek Burget OK2JBG <firstname.lastname@example.org>