Dropping spam into a different a custom mailbox
amirse at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 16:37:02 GMT 2006
Well it seems that I got it to work with Procmail. I set Postfix up to
use it and now all
spam marked messages get dropped to a separate folder. Dunno what went
wrong before :)
In any case, thanks a lot everyone. Very nice mailing list! Gonna keep
On 1/17/06, Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/01/06, Matt Hampton <matt at coders.co.uk> wrote:
> > Amir Sela wrote:
> > > First of all, thanks for the reply.
> > > The problem is that if I define postfix to use procmail, it simply
> > > doesn't deliver mail.
> > > And since this is a MailScanner specific problem, since it uses
> > > postfix, I thought someone
> > > here might give me an exact idea on how this is done when using
> > > postfix with mailscanner.
> > > It's not on the postfix docs because it's a MailScanner issue, and
> > > here I get "this is not a Mailscanner issue", and I'm kind of stuck
> > > because there are no docs on how this is done.
> > > Thanks again,
> > > -Amir
> > >
> > Amir
> > Even though MailScanner "doesn't use postfix in the proper way" it is
> > not involved in the delivery of mail to the mailboxes of your users.
> > Here is a document that explains how to set up procmail with postfix
> > http://ccfaq.valar.co.uk/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=245
> > This has basically everything you need
> > matt
> CC Matt.
> One might also note that at least some distros of linux will have
> procmail configured for postfix by default (for example
> Mandriva/Mandrake has had it like that for quite some time). So in
> that case it is just a matter of making a reasonable /etc/procmailrc
> (or more likely a per user setup).
> Amir, when you say that you don't get anything delivered when using
> procmail, might it be that you had a bum setup for procmail/thatuser?
> Or could you see in the maillog that "everything borked out" (no
> hand-off to the local delivery)?
> -- Glenn
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