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204605Re: Forwards with MySQL

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  • mouss
    Sep 1, 2006
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      Alvaro MarĂ­n wrote:
      > Hi,
      > I've configured Postfix to use MySQL tables with alias or forwardings:
      > virtual_alias_domains=mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_domains.cf
      > virtual_alias_maps=mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_aliases.cf
      > where alias_domains table has for example:
      > "domain.com"
      > and the alias_maps table:
      > "oneuser","domain.com","otheruser@..."
      > This example runs fine, but if for example I add "otherdomain.com" to
      > alias_domains table, it search for the user "otheruser" in MySQL table
      > (logically) instead of send the mail to the MX.
      why do you add otherdomain.com to your alias_domains table if you want
      mail to go to their MX?
      > Is there any way to send directly the message to the "otherdomain.com"'s
      > MX without searching on the table again?
      yes, there is a way. don't put it in the table:)
      > Other thing that I want to ask is that if the alias_maps table has only
      > 2 fields (alias and destination) I can use for example:
      > @... -> ouser@...
      > to forward all the accounts from @domain to other account, but if I
      > create that table with 3 fields (alias_user, alias_domain and
      > destination) this doesn't work...any idea?

      what doesn't work? anyway, "wildcard" aliases (@... =>
      $destination) break recipient validation. don't return them. since
      you're using mysql, you can do a lot of things. just say what you _want
      to accomplish_ (not what you tried).
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