Ruleset for archiving mail

Richard Smith xplora at MEDIADESIGN.SCHOOL.NZ
Mon Aug 29 07:03:59 IST 2005

On 29/08/2005, at 1:18 PM, Mike Kercher wrote:

> MailScanner mailing list <> scribbled on Monday, August 29, 2005  
> 5:17 AM:
>> I would like to archive mail for one address.  Not spying,
>> just allowing messages to be deleted from a mailbox used for
>> incoming requests as they are processed, while keeping an
>> untouched record elsewhere.
>> When I specify:
>> archive = /etc/MailScanner/rules/archive-ruleset
>> it is interpreted as a mbox file to which messages should be
>> appended.  How do I tell MailScanner that this is a ruleset?
>> Given that I get this right, I presume that the contents
>> should be something
>> like:
>> To:    info at domain    info-archive at domain
> archive = /etc/MailScanner/rules/archive-ruleset.rules should do  
> the trick.
> Mike

What Mike means is, all of your MailScanner rule files should  
have .rules on the end of the name, this helps MailScanner know the  
difference between a ruleset and what you are seeing happening to  
your file, with it being treated as the output of the archive setting.

- Richard


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