procmail and gpg
stormer at stormer.org
Wed May 13 18:53:17 CEST 2009
Sorry for the initial description... here is why I want it...
What I would like to do is have a regular pop3 mail account on a
private server... any email sent TO that email address will be
encrypted with my public key when it arrives on the server. Then when
I download it into Mozilla
Thunderbird with EnigMail addon it will decrypt it. The usefulness
of this ability can be expanded to other perl/php scripts that email
information to that same pop3 but don't have any type of gpg port yet.
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
> Matthew Krotzer wrote:
>> * Stormer's Cgi-Archive <stormer at stormer.org> [090513 02:51]:
>> > I asked this one before... either no response or no one knows.
>> > Has anyone got a procmail recipe that works so that any email sent to
>> > a particular pop3 account will be encrypted with a public key?
>> > maybe I am on the wrong list? Recommendations?
>> > James
>> A procmail list would probably be a better place to get this
>> information. I don't use procmail, but this seems more like a
>> client setting to me. Folder-hooks, etc.
>> I don't understand what you are trying to do from the
>> description. Is there a singular public key for the account or
>> multiple? Are you setting this up on a private mailserver? My
>> email client, mutt, picks the right key for the right account
>> based on the key information.
> I use procmail,
> (but dont use gnupg much 'cept occasionaly for customers,
> hence lurker status ;-)
> Seems a puzzling/ badly/ inadequately phrased question from Stormer.
> - Normaly one _en_crypts before sending
> - Whereas one uses procmail on receipt.
> - But POP3 implies local incoming account, else how would one know what
> protocol another recipient uses to collect.
> - Stormer talks of "sent to > a particular" rather than "received by .."
> Maybe Stormer means oungoing from private net, somehow wanting to
> call procmail on a proxy or relay before heading out over net ? Or
> he or she could mean other things. Question best re-defined & re-posted.
> PS man procmail:
> <procmail-users at procmail.org>
> for submitting questions/answers.
> <procmail-users-request at procmail.org>
> for subscription requests.
> If you would like to stay informed about new versions and official
> patches send a subscription request to
> procmail-announce-request at procmail.org
> (this is a readonly list).
> Julian Stacey: BSDUnixLinux C Prog Admin SysEng Consult Munich www.berklix.com
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