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Old 03-31-2004, 08:37 AM   #1
rabbate
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qmail SMTP forward question....


Hi. I have a unique situation, and need some help on how to set it up....

This may be a bit complicated but I wanted to know how if I am the MX authority for a host (say mail.webhost.com), how could get Qmail to forward SMTP email for mail.webhost.com *directly* to another server/host AFTER I *first* filter the mail with Procmail ?

I am trying to setup a mail filtering service for domains. I would be the MX authority to receive their mail, then I would have to filter it, and then directly forward it to their servers.

Follow me? I see it being a problem since I want to get procmail to filter the mail first. Otherwise, I could just tell Qmail to directly forward the mail...that would be easy.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated....
 
Old 03-31-2004, 12:21 PM   #2
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couldn't you just use procmail and write a perl script to forward it to a certain location after it finishes other recipes that you may have?
 
Old 04-01-2004, 01:27 PM   #3
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yes, but it would still have use the system mailer (Qmail), and I want to be able to keep the email address it was originally sent to (and that's what complicates the problem because I would be the MX)
 
  


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