----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 9:00
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] .qmail files for
addresses with periods
> This one's an easy one but I need to take care of it fairly
> I've got vpopmail 5.2.1 configured for my domain
without a problem
> and have all of my nonexistent users forward into a
> There are a couple addresses that I would like to
> due to them being targeted / previously used.
One of these contains
> a period in the name, such as:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> I have a .qmail file
created for [EMAIL PROTECTED] that is named
> ..qmail-foo. I also
created .qmail-foo.bar which also should bounce
> the mail back.
The problem is, is that qmail/vpopmail isn't
> detecting it for some
reason and the mail is being delivered into the
> Something I'm doing wrong, or
is there a special way to handle
> addresses with periods in the
beginning of the addresses?
Not sure if this will work, but you can try:
Create a pop account for the user you're looking to bounce
mail for, then in that users directory, create a .qmail file
| /path/to/vdelivermail '' bounce-no-mailbox
May not be the best way, but it may work..