[Dovecot] Sieve, vacation, company (domain-wide) message possible?

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon Sep 9 15:44:38 EEST 2013

Am 09.09.2013 14:29, schrieb Gene Heskett:
> On Monday 09 September 2013 08:28:26 Charles Marcus did opine:
>> Hello,
>> I've been using vacation.pl from postfixadmin for many years, and since
>> the most recent modification that allows me to specify my own strings to
>> test for for when NOT to send a message, I'm extremely happy with it (no
>> more auto-responses to linked-in/facebook crap, etc)...
>> But, there is one thing I'd like to be able to do that it can't do, and
>> there hasn't been any positive response about implementing it, so I'm
>> asking about if this is possible to do with sieve right now, and if not,
>> how hard would it be to implement...
>> What I'd like is to be able to set a company (domain-wide) auto-response
>> for when our company is closed for holidays... more specifically, extra
>> holidays (often the boss will close an extra day for an extra long
>> weekend). He has asked more than once about setting an auto-response for
>> *everyone* during these periods...
>> Thanks,

dont use vacation.pl anymore , migrate to sieve, for company wide
vacation you may use a global sieve rule


> I would be very careful about doing that.  You will wind up on the spam 
> blocker lists & have a hell of a time getting back off them.

filter spam in global sieve rules before vacation

> Cheers, Gene

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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