Han confirmed my thoughts that Pegasus for DOS doesn't have filters for this task. Sorry, none of the servers that I use ask for CRAM authentication either, so I can't help. Jeff -------------------------- On 21 Nov 2004 at 14:36, JZ wrote about: Re: Multiple Identities I don't know Pegasus very well so I can't help other than with some general advice that perhaps you could use a mail filter to accomplish what you desire. Does Pegasus incorporate filters? For my information, what form of SMTP authentication have you used with FDSMTPOP? I tested the PLAIN and LOGIN methods but never had an opportunity to test CRAM authentication. JZ On Sunday 21 November 2004 13:58, you wrote: > John, > > Thanks for your note, I already have a copy of FDSMTPOP. That end > works well. Thanks for the effort you put into it. I use it within a > batch file to collect mail from a number of pop servers. > > Then is the bit that I still have to resolve: to sort the retrieved > mail into the inboxes of the user to which it belongs. > > Jeff > -------------------------- > On 21 Nov 2004 at 12:14, rshirley wrote about: > Re: Multiple Identities > > I can help you setup a packet driver interface under dos. I think you will > need that in order to use the dos version of Pegasus Mail. A packet > driver interface can be setup by using: > > 1/ epppd (a dos port of the unix pppd utility) if you want to dial into a > network using a modem from the dos machine or > > 2/ an ethernet packet driver (specific to your network card) if you want to > connect a dos machine into an ethernet/tcp network > > I am the maintainer of FDSMTPOP which is a mail delivery agent for > downloading/uploading mail over > a packet driver interface. FDSMTPOP is a replacement for PMPOP which is > often used as a delivery agent in conjunction with Pegasus but which does > not accommodate SMTP authentication protocols which are in place on most > SMTP servers these days. > > FDSMTPOP was originally the work of Yuri Semenov (the FreeDOS Project) > which I have modified to accommodate SMTP server authentication > requirements). > > John Zappe > Portland, Maine, USA > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Jeff Deacon" <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2004 11:29 AM > Subject: Re: Multiple Identities > > > On 21 Nov 2004 at 11:28, Han van den Bogaerde wrote about: > > Re: Multiple Identities > > > > > On 21 Nov 2004 at 10:16, Jeff Deacon wrote about > > > > > > "Multiple Identities": > > > > Am I correct in believing that the only way to handle multiple > > > > identities in PM DOS is to create multiple users? If so, has anyone > > > > any thoughts on this conundrum ... > > > > > > I think you are right in the good old 3.50 or 3.50a dos versions.... > > > But > > but but you > > > > are using the 4.21c windows version, which has much more options to > > > deal > > with > > > > this. > > > > Yes I am aware that my using 4.21c (or later, when it becomes > > available) gives me lots of opportunities to manage the situation > > much more easily. In fact, I already make extensive use of the > > facility in 4.21 for one user to have many identities. > > > > However, for (almost) the fun of it, I have set myself the challenge > > of delivering all my current uses of a PC using a DOS platform. Of > > course Pegasus Mail for DOS is my first choice of email program. And > > if anyone has any information it will be very welcome. > > > > Perhaps we have become so addicted to Windoze that we have forgotten > > about the alternatives. On the other hand, who has any results with > > PM Win working with Wine? > > > > > > This mail to this email address is delivered along with umpteen > > > > others when I sign on to the POP server. Some of those addresses I > > > > wish to treat generally, others need differing and specific > > > > identities for reply (it helps to keep the customers feel special). > > > > After the one enormous download (well I live in hope that somebody > > > > will email me now and again!) how can I automatically split/filter > > > > the mail amongst the differing users, using existing tools? Or will > > > > this require that my (lack of) qbasic programming skill become > > > > blatantly obvious? > > > > > > In the 4.21c you need to make a basic decision either to use multiple > > users, or > > > > identities in one user, or both.