Hey Bill, I just got back from vacation and tried this. . .set up a fetchmail process for user zimbra within Webmin, gave it the name and server address of an external POP account, directed it to my local Zimbra address, and the webmin module seemed happy. However, then I clicked the "check all servers" link in webmin and got the following error:
Originally Posted by phoenix
I'm not a Linux expert but this message suggests to me that it might be a permissions issue with /opt/zimbra/.fetchmailrc itself, which has the permissions -rwx------ at this moment, but I'm reluctant to screw with permissions without asking somebody who knows more than I do first. Suggestions?
Checking for mail on server(s) with command fetchmail -v -f '/opt/zimbra/.fetchmailrc' ..
/opt/zimbra/.fetchmail.pid: Permission denied
fetchmail: lock creation failed.
.. checking failed!
Just for reference, here is the redacted contents of /opt/zimbra/.fetchmailrc: