Re: .forward for virtual mailboxes?
- Thank you. This is most helpful. I know we all appreciate your high
level of involvement on these lists, and the knowledge you bring to the
On Sat, 29 Mar 2008 19:59:46 -0400 (EDT)
wietse@... (Wietse Venema) wrote:
> > Ah. That makes sense.
> > Is there any way to deliver mail to a program "behind" a virtual
> > mailbox, then?
> There are several. None of them involve the virtual mailbox delivery
> agent. Instead, they involve delivery agents that are designed to
> deliver mail to commands.
> - Use a transport map to redirect mail for this recipient to a pipe
> delivery agent. See the existing master.cf entries for examples,
> and see "man 8 pipe" for configuration details.
> - Use a transport map to redirect mail for this recipient to a
> local delivery agent, and use a local aliases entry with the
> recipient's name (not: name@domain) that delivers mail to command.
> - Use a virtual alias to redirect mail for this recipient to one
> of the domains listed in main.cf:mydestination, and use a local
> aliases entry with the recipient's name (not: name@domain) that
> delivers mail to command.
> And possibly more.