[Mimedefang] filter by final recipient

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Wed Sep 21 12:15:25 EDT 2005

Dave O'Neill <dmo at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:

> It's a bit of a hack, but you can find where a local recipient actually
> gets delivered after aliases, virtusertable, and .forward are applied
> with:
> 	sendmail -bv user at yourdomain.com
. . .
> and if it's bogus:
>   user at yourdomain.com... User unknown

The interesting thing is that sendmail seems to have done this lookup
before calling milter.  It says User unknown at RCPT, but Mimedefang
gets to milter the message after DATA.

Am I mistaken?  Does Mimedefang know the recipient after aliases have
been expanded?

Joe Brennan

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