[Dovecot] two mailboxes - sieve?

Egbert Jan van den Bussche egbert at vandenbussche.nl
Tue Nov 23 23:16:03 EET 2010

Op 23-11-2010 22:08, Charles Marcus schreef:
> On 2010-11-23 2:04 PM, Egbert Jan van den Bussche wrote:
>> Hi helpful list!
>> I have this user that has two different accounts om the mail server. One
>> is a system account, the other is a virtual account (for what it is
>> worth...). This user would like to have all his email to the virtual
>> mail box (maildir format) automatically moved (or delivered) to the
>> system mailbox (also maildir fornat). Both are on the same machine and
>> use the same postfix/dovecot installation. Something tells me that I
>> might need the sieve plugin for lda here since dovecot is the local
>> delivery transport. I have no knowledge whatsoever about sieve or its
>> scripting. What do I need to o apart from enabling the sieve plugin in
>> dovecot.conf?
>> Or is there another simple solution for this problem directly in Postfix
>> or with fetchmail? A simple working example would be wonderful!
> Unless I'm missing something - why not just create an alias
> (virtual-alias) instead of a virtual *user* and point it at the system
> user account?
Thanks Charles.
Lets say that we have no control over the content of the user/mailbox 
database. The whole postfixadmin database is being filled from external 
data in flat text files with the aid of some perl scripts.

Egbert Jan

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