[Vmail-discuss] Exim/Config question

Chris Lightfoot chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 19:21:34 +0100

On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 06:01:33PM +0100, Paul Warren wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 11:58:41AM -0500, Jason R. Park wrote:
> > I am using vmail/exim/tpop3d and have a config question.  I have forwarders
> > and mailboxes working great for virtual domains.  I would like to be able to
> > do the following though:
> > 	Send message to: abc@virtdomain.com
> > 		Message forward to: abc@hisothervirtdomain.com
> > 		Drop to mailbox: virtdomain.com/abc
> > 
> > I can currently forward an address to multiple recipients, but I cannon have
> > both the forward and mail drop work at the same time.  I have searched the
> > Exim documentation and cannot seem t come up with anything.  It seems to me
> > that I would need to add an option (Assuming that the aliasfile director is
> > before the mailbox director) to the aliasfile director to process and then
> > let things continue to try and catch stuff.  If any one has any ideas or
> > suggestions I would greatly appreciate it.
> I'm afraid I don't of a nice way to fix this, but there is a simple
> workaround.  Create a mailbox called e.g. abcpop3 within virtdomain.com,
> and have abc@virtdomain.com forward to both
> abc@hisothervirtualdomain.com and abcpop3@virtdomain.com.

I think that's probably the only basic approach which will
work. You could probably arrange some hack with
system-wide filters, but I don't think you'd win much.

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