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Wed Dec 2 12:30:57 GMT 2009
On 01/12/2009 06:41, Frank Cusack wrote:
> OK this is definitely the last question! :)
> rules/README example patterns:
> *@sub.domain.com # Any user at 1 domain
> *@*.domain.com # Any user at any sub-domain of
Those 2 examples look at the email sender address in the SMTP envelope.
> host:mail.example.com # Any hostname
> host:example.com # Any domain name
> host:mail*.example.com # Any hostname or domain name with
Those 3 examples look at the hostname of the system at the other end of
the SMTP conneciton. Nothing to do with the email envelope sender
address at all.
> Shouldn't the first host: example say "a single hostname"? And the 2nd
> say "a single domain name"? Likewise the 3rd example.
> Is *@domain.com equivalent to host:domain.com? It would seem so although
> since "host:" isn't really defined I'm not 100% sure it means the part
> after the "@" in the email address being tested. (only 99.9% sure)
> But really what I wanted to get to is that bounce.rules has:
> #From: yourcustomer.com yes
> which doesn't match any of the example patterns in README. Is
> in error?
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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