NFS export of evolution

Robert Marella hoe-waa at
Tue Jan 11 22:29:50 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 10:38 +0000, Daniel Bye wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 06:43:05PM -1000, Robert Marella wrote:
> > 
> > I have a SOHO set up with several computers running a mix of FreeBSD 5.3
> > Release and Stable. I have an NFS server set up so that data can be
> > shared at all of the computers.
> > 
> > I would like to have the ability to retrieve mail from any of the
> > computers I happen to be logged into. I have tried various permutations
> > of exporting /home, /home/reg-user, and /home/reg-user/.evolution and I
> > always get the same error when trying to read mail.
> If your main concern is being able to read/send email from any host on
> the network, why not run an IMAP server?
> I use use courier-imap from the ports on a machine that, among many
> other things, also exports nfs file systems.  It's easy to get working, 
> and works really well for a small setup.  If you don't run your own smtp
> server, you can retrieve mail from your ISP's pop or imap servers using
> fetchmail, passing messages to procmail, which can deliver them in a
> format that courier-imapd can understand.
> Just a thought.
> Dan
Thanks Dan

This will be the next project I will be doing.

Robert Marella <hoe-waa at>

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