Send to mailbox + alias??

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Sun Dec 12 15:43:56 UTC 2021

Am 12.12.2021 um 14:57 schrieb postfix at
> Is there any way to set postfix/dovecot to:
> 1. Deliver email to the mailbox -> ie. bob at <mailto:bob at>
> 2. Set the email as an alias and send it to the forwarded address ->
> bobs.boss at <mailto:bobs.boss at>
> This would be given that both email accounts are set up as virtual_users in
> MySql.
> Right now if I set up an alias and mailbox for the same email the alias
> overrides the mailbox and the email is delivered to the forwarded account
> and not to the email's mailbox.
> If the mailbox exists I need the email sent to both the mailbox and the
> forwarded mailbox.
> Can I do that? If so, how?

That's not a setup topic for the mail access server (dovecot) but for 
your MTA, which is probably postfix.


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