[afnog] Virtual aliases, sender-bcc, forward limiting
hervey at nsrc.org
Thu Sep 27 23:20:32 UTC 2012
On 9/27/12 5:13 PM, Sunday Folayan wrote:
> Have you tried request tracker. .. RT? Its Mailgate can do all the dirty
> tricks you want. Life need not be as complex as you described.
And, you can find sample exercises, configurations and presentations for
using Request Tracker and RT from this year's AfNOG event Network
Monitoring and Management workshop here:
Look at the items on Friday.
- Hervey Allen
>> On 27 Sep 2012 14:32, "raphael mollel" <raphael.susa at gmail.com
>> <mailto:raphael.susa at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hope you are all well.
>> I'm running a mail server on Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 with Postfix,
>> Dovecot(+ filters
>> & scanner), and Postfixadmin (so with LAMP).
>> I have this set up, bit of a hack; using virtual-alias-maps, forwards and
>> 1. In forwards I forward to a group(alias)
>> 2. which means in the virtual-aliases, I created a group alias going to
>> desired users
>> 3. and in sender-bcc, each individual account sends to it's specific
>> group(same as in #1)
>> 4. note within some groups there are other group(s)
>> An example purpose of this set up is that;
>> - mails to and from an individual goes to others in the same department,
>> and their supervisor
>> - say the individual is a supervisor it should go to other
>> supervisors, and
>> - say it's a manager, then should go to other managers and the MD
>> The problem is; say the mail was to a normal staff then it goes to
>> colleagues in same dept. and their supervisor, but then to supervisor it
>> also goes to other supervisors and managers and ends up at MD while it was
>> supposed to stop at colleagues & supervisor. Meaning an aliased email
>> should not be forwarded.
>> How do I get that to work, as it used to work like that with an old
>> set up?
>> (which used only Postfix, Dovecot and unix user accounts and therefore
>> using aliases, virtual-alias-maps, and sender-bcc)
>> My Google search parameter is giving too much unrelated results, may be
>> using the wrong keywords. Anyone with a quick solution will be
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