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sendmail 8.13 Companion by Gregory Neil Shapiro, Claus Assmann, George Jansen, Bryan Costales

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Useful Tables

There are three useful tables in this chapter.

Delivery Agents by Name

In Table 20-1, we list the standard and special delivery agents in alphabetical order, along with a convenient description of each.

Table 20-1. Delivery agents described by name

MAILER( )

Agents declared

Description

cyrus

cyrus and cyrusbb (20.4.1[3ed])

Deliver to a local cyrus user. Handles user+where@local.host syntax to the user’s IMAP V1 mailbox.

cyrusv2

cyrusv2 (20.4.2[3ed])

Somewhat like cyrus, but delivers using LMTP via a Unix-domain socket, and requires Cyrus V2.

none

discard (20.4.3[3ed])

Causes the message to be accepted and discarded.

none

error (20.4.4[3ed])

Causes the message to be rejected or quarantined (Section 11.1.2.6 [V8.13]).

fax

fax (20.4.5[3ed])

Delivers to a program that handles fax delivery.

none

*file* and *include* (20.4.6)[3ed]

Performs delivery by appending to a file and handles delivery through :include: lists.

local

local (20.4.7.1[3ed]), prog (20.4.7.2[3ed])

Performs final, local delivery, either to a user’s mailbox or through a program.

mail11

mail11 (20.4.8[3ed])

Allows use of the mail11 program for delivery to DECnet addresses.

phquery

ph (20.4.9[3ed])

Delivery is through the phquery program, which ...

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