Envelope-To and Bcc
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Aug 5 21:13:15 IST 2006
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BG Mahesh wrote:
> On 8/5/06, *Julian Field* <mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> <mailto:mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>> wrote:
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> BG Mahesh wrote:
> > # Do you want to add the Envelope-To: header?
> > # This can be useful for tracking spam destinations, but should be
> > # used with care due to possible privacy concerns with the use of
> > # Bcc: headers by users.
> > # This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> > Add Envelope To Header = no
> > Is there anyway to use the above feature without comprimising on
> > privacy? I see that bcc info is included in the Envelope-To line [as
> > clearly mentioned in the docs].
> No. Top marks for understanding the problem though, most people miss the
> point completely :-)
> I just use the setting for testing rulesets.
> It includes the Bcc as that is just a list of extra recipients who
> happen not to appear in the headers. Otherwise they are perfectly normal
> recipients, just like the To and Cc lists are.
> - -
> I somehow need sendmail to add another line like X-Rcpt-To which has
> just ONE email id and our other email server [mdaemon] that downloads
> the emails from a common pop account will use that field to deliver the
> email. Currently Mdaemon is getting totally confused on whom to deliver
> the email without this line :-(
There is no way of telling which recipient is more important than any
other recipient. They are just a list. I can't help your totally broken
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