Messages sent to alias+detail end up in INBOX

ml at ml at
Wed Feb 17 17:38:45 EET 2021

On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 18:13:13 +0300
<ml at> wrote:

> If I understand this correctly, this is needed so that the messages
> sent to alias+detail at mydomain.tld had "Delivered-To" header not with
> value of "user at mydomain.tld" but with value of
> "user+detail at mydomain.tld". Am I right?
> So I have put into the postfix config this line:
> mailbox_command = /usr/lib/dovecot/dovecot-lda -a "$RECIPIENT"
> But in the headers of the received messages I have "Delivered-To:
> user at mydomain.tld" instead of "Delivered-To:
> user+detail at mydomain.tld". If this is the source of the problem, then
> how should I try to fix it?

Sorry, I just forgot to comment out this line in the postfix config:

Now I commented it, and the messages properly have "Delivered-To: user+detail at mydomain.tld" header. But they are still dropped into the INBOX folder, so that was not the cause of the problem.

Denis Shadrin

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