[Dovecot] Multiple domains to one inbox and temporary redirects...

Albert E. Whale aewhale at ABS-CompTech.com
Wed Aug 31 20:34:01 EEST 2011

I'm using Sendmail, sample config below:

On 8/31/2011 12:41 PM, Nick Rosier wrote:
> Simon Brereton wrote:
>> Hi
>> Can anyone point me to a howto to arrange for multiple domains to 
>> deliver to one inbox with Dovecot?  For example, user1 at example.com 
>> and user1 at example.net should both be delivered to 
>> /var/spool/mail/virtual/example.net/user1
>> Currently, I have the dovecot LDA set as:
>> dovecot   unix  -       n       n       -       -       pipe
>>    flags=DRhu user=mailsystem argv=/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver -f 
>> ${sender} -d ${user}@${nexthop}
>> and in dovecot.conf:
>> mail_location: maildir:/var/spool/mail/virtual/%d/%n
>> For some domains only, I need to override that mail_location.
>> Related to that, when user1 leave and user2 would like to receive 
>> user1's email, how can I get it so that email to user1 at example.com is 
>> delivered to user2 at example.com?  Previously when I was using Postfix 
>> to deliver the mails, I could change the maildirloc in the DB - but 
>> I’m not sure how to accomplish this with dovecot LDA.
> I'm using Postfixadmin to manage users and have server alias-domains. 
> All mail sent to an alias-domain is delivered to the other domain. 
> Quite easy if you've got postfixadmin already setup.
> Otherwise I think you could configure virtual_alias_maps in postfix to 
> something like hash:virtual_domains
> virtual_domains:
> @example.net    @example.com
> N.
We deliver multiple multiple domains to the single user name of the domain.

admin at NoJunk-Mail.com   admin
admin at emailsecurity.us  admin
admin at spam-zapper.com   admin
admin at abs-comptech.com  admin
admin at remote-pc-doc.com admin

We use our Server Administrator tool to manage the mailboxes.

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Albert E. Whale, CHS CISA CISSP
Senior Technology & Security Director
*ABS Computer Technology, Inc. *
412-635-7488 ext 100
aewhale at ABS-CompTech.com <mailto:aewhale at ABS-CompTech.com>
www.ABS-CompTech.com <http://www.ABS-CompTech.com>

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