[rt-users] filter incoming mail prior to RT?

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Fri Jun 23 20:07:10 EDT 2000

Instead, invoke RT from procmail.


On Fri, Jun 23, 2000 at 11:43:53PM +0000, hohokus wombat wrote:
> hello --
> question: is there a way to filter incoming messages and act on them 
> (delete, print a copy, etc) prior to them being put into the rt queue?
> example: "support at somehost.com" has an entry in /etc/aliases that puts all 
> incoming mail for 'support' into a queue. you want to be able to dispose of 
> certain pieces of mail without it ever reaching the RT queue, or print a 
> copy of selected things and move them along into the queue.
> using mandrake 7 with sendmail, procmail as the local delivery agent. 
> quickly skimmed over a few man pages and came to the conclusion that entries 
> in /etc/aliases would get acted on before procmail got a chance to filter -- 
> is this correct?
> any help appreciated, i don't want to dig into the bowels of sendmail if i 
> don't have to. :)
> - hohokus at hotmail.com
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