Problem with sieve not triggering randomly?

Stephan Bosch stephan at
Fri May 15 18:15:37 UTC 2015

On 5/15/2015 5:56 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Stephan Bosch <stephan at> said:
>> You can check the handling of a particular message yourself using the
>> sieve-test tool (there is a man page for it). By specifying the `-t -
>> -Tlevel=matching` options, you'll get detailed information on why a
>> particular decision is made.
> Hmm, that's weird.  sieve-test says it would store the message into the
> Spam folder (as expected), but it was definitely delivered to INBOX.

BTW, did you consult your logs for any errors? If an error occurs during
Sieve processing, the default behavior is to file the message into INBOX
(e.g. when the Spam folder doesn't exist).



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