Example: Fetch your gmail mailbox

gmail is used by many people in the world.
This example shows you how to create a fetchmail rule in order to retrieve messages stored in a gmail mailbox.

Verify IMAP protocol.

  • Usually IMAP is enabled on Free Gmail account.
  • Connect to your Gmail web interface and display your mailbox settings.

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  • Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  • Verify that your POP/IMAP service is enabled.

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Create the Fetchmail rule for the Artica Member.

  • ¬†Open the Member section and choose "Messaging" tab
  • Click on FetchMail Daemon icon.

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A new screen is displayed, click on "New rule" button.

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  • Set your gmail email address on "User name" field.
  • Set "imap.googlemail.com" in the "Mailbox server name" field.
  • Click on Add button.

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  • Rule is added in the table, but it add IMAP standard by default as gmail use IMAP ssl, we need to set Advanced options.
  • Click on the fetchmail rule link on the table.

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  • Click on Advanced options button

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  • Enable the checkbox "Use SSL".

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Verify your settings.

In order to check if the retreival engine run as expected, on the main table click on the "Execute for dubbing purpose link".

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  • After several seconds, refresh the table, you will see an icon under the DEBUG column.
  • Click on the icon.

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  • You will be able to display events and see if there is something wrong.

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