[Dovecot] script to extract From: addresses

Simone Caruso info at simonecaruso.com
Sun Jul 25 14:05:58 EEST 2010

On 25/07/2010 12:35, Iv Ray wrote:
> Hello,
> For my manager I need to write a script to extract the From: e-mail addresses from his e-mail account. Then they are sent invitations to join our mailing list(s).
> I inherited this Dovecot server, I have not done anything with Dovecot before.
> Could you give me some direction on if/how can this be done?
> We run Dovecot 1.0.1 (dovecot --version)
> Thank you, Iv
In maildir i did something like:
foreach (files in maildir) as $i do
	sed -n  "s/^From.*<\(.*\)>$/\1/p"  $i >> $outfile

Simone Caruso
IT Consultant
p.iva: 03045250838

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