22.214.171.124. Informational or Debugging Options
Certain options used after the
fetchmail command can supply important information.
--configdump— Displays every possible option based on information from
.fetchmailrcand Fetchmail defaults. No email is retrieved for any users when using this option.
-s— Executes Fetchmail in silent mode, preventing any messages, other than errors, from appearing after the
-v— Executes Fetchmail in verbose mode, displaying every communication between Fetchmail and remote email servers.
-V— Displays detailed version information, lists its global options, and shows settings to be used with each user, including the email protocol and authentication method. No email is retrieved for any users when using this option.