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Re: How to fix alias goof

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  • Ansgar Wiechers
    ... I d try adding a temporary alias mapping the mis-typed address to the correct address and re-queue the mail. Then remove the temporary alias after all mail
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 30, 2012
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      On 2012-06-30 Richard B. Pyne wrote:
      > We forward email for a few customers we host using virtual alias maps
      > through postfixadmin. As I always do with making major changes to
      > postfix, I set it for soft_bounce. I recently move a mail system to a
      > new server and created a problem by mistyping an alias. I now have
      > over 300 emails stuck in the queue with the wrong address.
      >
      > How can I fix the address on these emails? I fixed the alias and
      > re-queued everything, but it did not rewrite the address to correct
      > the mistake.

      I'd try adding a temporary alias mapping the mis-typed address to the
      correct address and re-queue the mail. Then remove the temporary alias
      after all mail was delivered.

      Regards
      Ansgar Wiechers
      --
      "Abstractions save us time working, but they don't save us time learning."
      --Joel Spolsky
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