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Re: .forward for virtual mailboxes?

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  • Dan Farrell
    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 community. On
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 1, 2008
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      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
      community.

      On Sat, 29 Mar 2008 19:59:46 -0400 (EDT)
      wietse@... (Wietse Venema) wrote:

      > =?utf-8?B?ZGFuIGZhcnJlbGw=?=:
      > > 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.
      >
      > Wietse
      >
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