I didn't follow your thread before, but this is all elementary qmail configuration. What was the problem? Are you familiar with qmailadmin, because it does all of this for you through a compiled CGI GUI (soon to be PHP-based, with a little luck).
> -----Original Message----- > From: Bill Sappington [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Monday, July 07, 2003 11:10 AM > To: 'vpopmail list' > Subject: [vchkpw] Forwarding.... > > > Ok so after wading through documentation that didn;t document so > very damn > well, and the snide remarks from a few people on this list and suffering > through the whole "It was hard to write so it should be hard to use > attitude" this works for forwarding. > > The following assumes a standard Qmail install on Linux, a > standard install > of Vpopmail. > > Standard install will create: /home/vpopmail/domains > > Within the domains directory a sub-driectory for each domain you put onto > the system is created it: > > > New Domain = MyNewDomain.Com > > So you will have the following directory structure: > > /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com > > for the obligitory postmaster you will have: > > /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com/postmaster > > within the above you will have > > /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com/postmaster/MailDir > > within Maildir you will have three directories: new, cur & tmp > > *=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= THE DEFAULT FORWARD *=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* > > Create a user for the domain MyNewDomain.com, ie: 'info' and you > will have: > > /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com/info/MailDir > > within Maildir you will have three directories: new, cur & tmp > > within the directory: /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com execute the > "ls -all" command > and you will see the file '.qmail-default'. This file handles all e-mail > comming to this domain that has no valid destination. The > contents of this > file are: > > | /home/vpopmain/bin/vdelivermail '' bounce > > To make all e-mail without a valid destination in MyNewDomain.com go to a > specific user, replace the word 'bounce' with the fully qualified address > of the person you want it to go to. This can be ANYONE! Inside > or outside > your domain. > > So suppose you want all e-mail with no valid destination at > MyNewDomain.com > to go to your mailbox on hotmail.com change the line to look like this: > > | /home/vpopmain/bin/vdelivermail '' [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > This is the Catch All! > > *=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= THE INDIVIDUAL FORWARD > *=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= > > To forward for a specific user create a file in the DOMAIN directory: > > /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com > > name it .qmail-[user name of the person in this domain for which > you would > like to do forwarding] > > So in the above example, I have a domain called 'MyNewDomain.com' and a > user named 'info'. If I want to forward ALL e-mail for the user > 'info' to > my hotmail address I would use a text editor such as pico since its very > simple to use and execute the following command: > > pico /home/vpopmail/domains/MyNewDomain.com/.qmail-info > > Then add the following to the file: > > &[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Save the file and I have just created the forwarding rule for the > individual user. > > ================================= end > ============================================ > >