[Dovecot] Saving Sent Messages to Sent Folder
CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Mar 4 16:13:05 EET 2010
On 2010-03-04 8:44 AM, Steffen Kaiser wrote:
>> Given: Postfix can be configured to use the Dovecot LDA for delivering
>> mail incoming.
> And that's all what's needed.
> Configure your postfix to honor subaddresses, IMHO, it's seperated by
> "+" in postfix, and pass it as argument of "-m" option to deliver.
> Configure your MUA to always BCC to me+Sent at example.net
> This config has three advantages over the traditional one:
> 1) you transmit the message over the wire just once.
Interesting, and yes, apparently this would suffice as a workaround for
individual users, but imo the less configuring that needs to be done *in
the client* the better - most importantly, there is less chance of
problems from a user configuration error. I'd prefer to just uncheck the
'Save a copy' option, and let the save to sent happen totally on the
> 2) you know that, if to send the message failed, the message is not
> sent, in opposite to differ from "upload to Sent via IMAP failed" in the
> second stage.
Sorry, I don't understand what you mean here (language problem most
> 3) the message in your Sent mailbox has the queueid. Debugging is much
I'm guessing if this could be done with some kind of dovecot LSA proxy,
that the queue ID could still be saved (and even additional headers
added if desired).
> One disadvantage:
> 1) If the message is accepted, but for what reason ever is discarded by
> the MTA, the data is lost.
Why would it be accepted then discarded? Anyway, in such a case the data
is lost regardless, right?
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