HOLD mail for certain recipients and do not process by MS
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Thu May 15 15:11:58 IST 2008
Ronny T. Lampert wrote:
> I'm in need of a very dirty hack (don't ask).
> I'm using postfix + MailScanner with the HOLD method for all incoming
> Now I need to HOLD some recipients indefinately and NOT process them by
> MS at all. The queue files must sit around and nothing should be
> done to them.
> The 2 alternatives I see:
> 1) Can postfix be instructed to have another queue created (with
> behaviour as the hold queue, but with name "locked") where I can direct
> recipients to in their original queue file form?
> I was thinking of setting up a seperate postfix method (in master.cf)
> that will take care of those, but I'm a bit lost if that's even
> possible despite of all the special docs I have.
> 2) Can MailScanner be instructed to MOVE certain recipients as whole
> queue files to some directory?
Create a SA rule to catch them and use SpamAssassin Rule Actions to
store them in your archive. That's one way of doing it, I'm sure there
> I was thinking of the Archive Mail functionality, but a quick test
> with a rule didn't succeed.
> $> mkdir /var/spool/MailScanner/LOCKED && chown postfix:postfix $_
> In MailScanner.conf:
> Archive Mail = %rules-dir%/archive.conf
> To: holdme at domain.com /var/spool/MailScanner/LOCKED
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