[Dovecot] sieve vacation reply

Stéphane Wartel swartel at zero-spam.fr
Tue Aug 2 21:14:55 EEST 2011

Hi Stephan,

Yep, after some tests you 're right, it's not possible.
So, I use :addresses in sieve script and will try -a or -r arguments in 
LDA command from postfix with the next release.


Le 02/08/2011 18:02, Stephan Bosch a écrit :
> On 8/2/2011 4:08 PM, Stephan Bosch wrote:
>> On 8/2/2011 2:43 PM, swartel at zero-spam.fr wrote:
>>> Hi Stephan,
>>> Thanks for your reply.
>>> After some more tests, it appears that mail aliases is the reason of 
>>> this error. The vacation mode has been enabled on a mailbox that 
>>> contains many aliases and one of them has been used as the recipient.
>>> We used dovecot 2.0.12-0~auto+5 from debian old-stable repo. Is 
>>> there anything we can do ?
>> If you can access the original recipient from your MTA, you can use 
>> both -a and -r (if needed) arguments of dovecot-lda as outlined on 
>> this wiki page:
>> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/LDA
>> This will make the vacation command perform the checks against the 
>> original recipient.
>> Please let me know whether this is an adequate solution for you.
> Hmm, apparently this was not possible yet, so I've added it now:
> http://hg.rename-it.nl/dovecot-2.0-pigeonhole/rev/81f7acac82f2
> This also adds support to disable this check completely (as explained 
> in doc/vacation.txt). I recommend using that only when all other 
> methods fail.
> I've still got some more TODO items about this issue, particularly 
> about adding support to check some external aliases database. I am 
> still not sure how I should approach that though.
> Regards,
> Stephan.

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