SPUG: Need a transparent email forwarding utility
bri at ifokr.org
Tue Sep 16 08:53:22 PDT 2008
Nigh 2008-09-16 08:09 -0700, Tim Maher rambled:
> > The forwarding depends on the mail system for System A. On most unixy
> > systems, you can put a .forward file in the user's homedir with the
> > address to forward email to. Yahoo and Gmail have a forwarding feature
> > buried somewhere in their user preferences web form.
> I've already got the forwarding from System A in place, but the mail
> that arrives at my System B is identified as coming from me at System-A
> (using Outlook Express!), so replies go back to me there--not to the
> originator of the Email, Person #42.
In your .forward file you can pipe it to a program. Shouldn't be hard
to write a small perl program to read in the mail on stdin, replacing
the '^(To|From|Reply-To):' and pipe it back to 'sendmail -t'
There are also various mail/email modules you can use to parse it and
do it in a more OO fashion.
What do you have in place currently?
Brian Hatch Cat. The other white meat.
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