Filtering mail


#1

How can I filter mail so that when I use an IMAP server like from webmail.mydomain.com that it appears it different folders? I noticed something in the KB about procmail. But if I do move messages into different folders, will I still be able to retreive it with POP3? because that’s what I use on my home computer.


Todd Eddy
vrillusions.com


#2

Nope. You need to use IMAP, or else use client-side filtering - you can only retrieve one mailbox (your inbox) via POP3.

This is a limitation of the POP3 protocol.

If you’re using webmail (or any IMAP client) some of the time, it’s a very good idea to use IMAP all the time - using both protocols tends to cause problems in my experience.


#3

Also note that the “filters” plugin to squirrelmail appears to have been adopted into the core, so it’s possible that you could use this feature to filter your mail.