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Linux Email: Set up and Run a Small Office Email Server by Patrick Ben Koetter, Magnus Back, Alistair McDonald, Carl Taylor, David Rusenko

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Advanced Recipe Examples

Here we are going to assemble the various items of Procmail capability into a couple of useful recipes that you can use as the basis for tools within your own organization. The first example is based on the traditional Vacation script that informs senders of your e-mail that the message may not be read for some time. The second shows how to create the support to automatically file messages based on the date and possibly time of being processed. Finally we will complete the rule started in the previous chapter to inform the user of large mail items that have been filtered off into a separate folder.

Example 1: Vacation Auto-Reply

This example is based upon the vacation example given in man procmailex and referred to briefly ...

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