OT sendmail wildcard aliases
campbell at cnpapers.com
Tue May 19 01:01:22 IST 2009
Quoting Ken A <ka at pacific.net>:
> Steve Campbell wrote:
> > Steve Campbell wrote:
> >> I've done a little research on my own, but am not understanding what
> >> all I've read. I've got a request to set up all email that goes to
> >> userXX at mydomain.com to go to user at mydomain.com. (The XX is a random
> >> number between 00-99.
> >> How would this be done and in which table should I place it if it's
> >> do-able?
> Could you approach it using user+detail addressing?
> ie: user+[00-99]@domain.com ?
> Then you wouldn't have to do anything. :-)
> >> Thanks
> >> Steve Campbell
> > To make this simpler for the group of people here, is there a way to do
> > this in MailScanner (hadn't thought of that during the first post)? I
> > don't want to whitelist them, so putting them in spam.whitelist .rules
> > is not an optionl. Does MS have a generic place to put things like this
> > for this situation? Creating the rulesets, etc for sendmail seems
> > overkill, but might work better.
> > Something maybe like
> > To: user[0-9][0-9] /@mydomain.com user at mydomain.com
> > Not sure that's the proper syntax, and I don't think it would cover
> > user4 either, but where might I put this to still get just the
> > Thanks.
> > steve
> Ken Anderson
> Pacific Internet - http://www.pacific.net
Yeah, I thought about that. I'm not designing the system that will generate
these addresses. If I can convince them to use the "+number" stuff, it'd be a
piece of cake.
Thanks for the tip.
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