procmail as a content_filter with dovecot

Philon bytesplit at
Tue Nov 10 08:55:37 UTC 2015

Like Benny said: dovecot has sieve, even on OSX:

LMGIFY :) : is a bit dated as for Snow Leopard…
but here I find something more recent:

I can only recommend to install Roundcube and the managesieve plugin. That will give you a nice webui for editing your filters.


> Am 10.11.2015 um 07:49 schrieb Benny Pedersen <me at>:
> On November 10, 2015 6:36:00 AM Vicki Brown <vlb at> wrote:
>> Can anyone help?
> dovecot supports sieve, so why the need for procmail ?
> but if mta is configured to use procmail then next step is just configure procmailrc to use mda dovecot-lda

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