Procmail to Sieve translation

Daniel Parthey d.parthey at
Sat Jun 28 12:33:23 UTC 2014

Hi Gerhard,

Am 28.06.2014 07:40, schrieb Gerhard Wiesinger:
> I'm trying to move from procmail to dovecot sieve.
> How does forwarding to another domain work at the deliver process?
> :copy seems not to be supported, right?

if header :contains "subject" ["order", "buy"] {
   redirect "recipient at";

Dovecot/Pigeonhole simply uses the sendmail executable or SMTP to 
reinject the redirected/forwarded mail:

See Dovecot Options
* sendmail_path (to send mail via pipe)
* submission_host (to send mail via smtp)

Dipl.-Inf. Daniel Parthey
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