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Old 10-17-2003, 09:31 AM   #1
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Forwarding incoming mail (postfix)

Due to my ISP, I have to forward incoming mail through their server, how can this be done? (Using postfix)
Old 10-17-2003, 01:11 PM   #2
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Old 11-03-2003, 05:14 PM   #3
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Hi Herc

Im a newbie myself but heres what I did

Under the users mailbox, create a .forward file.

go to

vi .forward

hit i
type in the email you want it to go to:
hit esc
hit ctrl zz (this exits vi and saves the file)

test it now!
if you want messages to be left, just add

so his mailbox gets a copy as well

Hope this helps, i having probs forwarding to emails but thats about it
Old 03-09-2007, 04:43 PM   #4
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Thanks for an answer. Just wanted to say all you need is the email address in that file for postfix to work. it still works.

it's nice to finally find an answer to the question of how to use the .forward file .. so simple i know!


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