[Dovecot] Dovecot as LDA with Postfix

Frank Cusack fcusack at fcusack.com
Thu Aug 31 21:23:24 EEST 2006

On August 31, 2006 11:58:59 AM -0400 Gerard Seibert <gerard at seibercom.net> wrote:
> Frank Cusack wrote:
>> On August 10, 2006 7:05:05 PM -0400 Gerard Seibert <gerard at seibercom.net> wrote:
>> > Marcus Rueckert wrote:
>> >
>> >> did you configure dovecot as transport or mailbox command?
> [...]
>> > mailbox_command = /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/deliver
>> But this is not a good idea; see the thread "Problems with deliver (LDA)".
>> Better to configure it is a content filter.
> Could you be a little more specific? I tried searching for the "Problems
> with deliver (LDA)"; however, I am not sure if I found the one you are
> referring to.
> In any case, I would like to know why it is not working as an LDA
> correctly on my system. Procmail, or just the build-in Postfix LDA works
> fine. According to the literature I have read, it should be working.

Maybe you missed my followup.  I was thinking of dspam, which should not
be configured as a mailbox command.  I have deliver (the sieve version from
cvs) working in my setup.  It does not add a 'From ' header as the thread


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