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Old 09-06-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
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procmail Autoresponder for Postfix


How to use procmail as a autoreply for any email account in postfix email server.

please provide me its answer in detail...........
 
Old 09-06-2008, 05:41 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ. A detailed example is available in the procmailex man page, but you might as well use vacation, instead.
 
Old 09-09-2008, 04:38 PM   #3
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I want to configure postfix few email address for autoreply, there is no concern, which tool we use, I need only solution. I can't go through the above answer, i try to read man.
Please provide me solution in step by step. I used the below link info, but posfix service failed to run after changes ins master.cf file mention at that link.

http://www.fly.hgc.com.tw/books/Orei...ve%20Guide%20-[%20html%20]/source/0596002122_postfix-chp-8-sect-5.html

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Old 09-09-2008, 04:50 PM   #4
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Vacation is pretty straightforward to use. You could also use yaa - see http://www.postfix.org/addon.html
 
Old 09-10-2008, 03:55 PM   #5
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I successfuly configured autoreply using below link. Kindly provide me detail info or website, how to use vacation tool.

http://www.fly.hgc.com.tw/books/Orei...ve%20Guide%20-[%20html%20]/source/0596002122_postfix-chp-8-sect-5.html
 
Old 09-10-2008, 04:15 PM   #6
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Start here http://www.csamuel.org/software/vacation/
 
Old 09-25-2008, 10:27 AM   #7
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I installed vacation RPM and create .forward and .vacation.msg file in Home Directory of User. After it Run vacation -I command.

For example, your .forward file might have:

\javed, "|/usr/bin/vacation javed"

in your home directory. Vacation expects a file .vacation.msg, in your home directory, containing a message to be sent back to each sender. It should be an entire message. For example, it might contain:

From: Javed dogar
Subject: I am out off office.

Sorry, but I cannot read your email message. I am on holiday
Please contact my friends for any issue or 0333-4045603.

But unfortunately,can't get autoreply. Please provide me any link about complete detail of vacation tool.
 
Old 09-25-2008, 04:59 PM   #8
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Do you get any messages in your logs?

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Old 09-25-2008, 11:44 PM   #9
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Thanks for help, I solved my problem through below mentioned detail; My problem was in rpm package, I download new package from below mentioned site; Now it is working.

Vacation doesn't come included as standard with most linux distros. You can get the rpm at
http://www.tuxfan.homeip.net:8080/rp...2.6-1.i386.rpm

" Login with required user, like su - javed
" Run vacation command, like $vacation without interactive switch -I, now it will automatically create .forward and .vacation.msg file. Edit msg file as per requirement.
" Now run command $vacation -I to activate the changes.
" By default auto reply to one sender one time weekly. For further detail see man vacation.
 
  


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