[Dovecot] recipient delimiter and lmtp

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Jun 2 15:30:52 EEST 2009

On 6/2/2009, Steffen Kaiser (skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de) wrote:
>> obviously the LDA (in addition to postfix) would have to understand that
>> they are the same, and Sieve would as well, in order to be able to
>> filter/file into a folder based on a matching rule *if* one exists - or
>> just Deliver to the Inbox for localRecipient at example.com if one doesn't.

> Therefore my suggestions to map "us.er" to "user+us.er". This is done
> with envelope information during SMTP not in headers, hence, should
> not effect delivery phase. After mapping, postfix delivers to "user"
> (local recipient), you configure Postfix to call Dovecot deliver with
> "-d user -m detail -n". "-m detail" is the default mailbox, "-n" does
> not create a missing mailbox.

Hmmm... ok, I think (hope) I see...

Thanks for applying the clue-stick so gently Steffen... :)

Now I'm off to the postfixadmin list to see if this capability could be
added (to have some kind of regex based aliasing that can be toggled
on/off, that controls the whole thing, allowing me to simply specify the
optional 'plus' character(s) I want to use.


Best regards,


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