Posts Tagged ‘port’

Docker provides the means to link containers, which comes in two parts: Outside the container (on the docker command line) a ‘-link name:ref’ is used to create a link to a named container. Inside the container environment variables REF_… are populated with IP addresses and ports. Having linked containers together it’s then necessary to have a little […]


This should work for any service that only supports POP3S, not just gmail. You’ll need a Linux box/VM (I generally use Ubuntu). Background Since the mid 90s I’ve used Ameol to retrieve email. When I started using gmail I forwarded mail on to my ISP’s POP3 service and collected it with Ameol so that I’d […]