[Dovecot] Getting the SMTP envelope through IMAP?

Hadmut Danisch hadmut at danisch.de
Sat Oct 22 12:09:28 EEST 2011

On 22.10.2011 10:15, Dennis Guhl wrote:
>> It's required for debugging purposes, writing mail filters, create
>> > blacklist filters from detected spam, etc.
> Disregarding end users mail filters this are all tasks for mailadmins
> which can tell thier MTA to write a reliable Return-Path: header and
> which have access to the corresponding maillog.

Definitely wrong.

Writing mail filters like ~/.mailfilter is a user's task. Training their
individual spam filters as well.

And whether you're even permitted to keep the maillog that long depends
on your local data protection laws.

And neither the Return-Path nor the  Received-Lines reveal the precise
date of delivery as the From line contains.


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