[Dovecot] disabling mail delivery for a user
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Tue Feb 2 10:57:12 EET 2010
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On Tue, 2 Feb 2010, Frank Cusack wrote:
> If I put them in a userdb which has "deny = yes" that just disables
> their ability to login, yes? And they would still have mail delivered.
> I want to disable their ability to login AND bounce all mail delivered
> to them, preferably solely through dovecot configuration. I am using
> lda, obviously, for mail delivery. (I could configure the MTA to reject
> mail for them if there is no other option.)
If you want to avoid backscatter, you must disable the user in the MTA, in
order to reject the message during "rcpt to" command or at least in DATA.
If you reject the mail after DATA, e.g. in a Sieve script or so, a DSN /
bounce mail is generated, aka backscatter for SPAM.
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