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Re: [SLE] Quick way to forward all the messages in a spool to a remote address
  • From: Mads Martin Jørgensen <mmj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 10:45:22 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010801104522.V8575@xxxxxxxx>
* Jonathan Wilson <wilson@xxxxxxxxxxx> [Aug 01. 2001 10:10]:
> Hello,
>
> I'm having a situation where I need to forward the last mails in
> someone's spool dir to anthoer address. Please note that I'm using
> Postfix for my MTA. I tried the following:
>
> cat /var/spool/virtual/domain.tld/jw | sendmail jw@xxxxxxxxxxx
>
> But that sends the whole file as one enormous message. I need it to
> read the spool and break it up into messages.
>
> Any ideas? I have several spools to do this to, so I cannot do it by hand.

procmail is your friend.

man procmail

--
Mads Martin Jørgensen, http://mmj.dk
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic and
totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort."
-- A. P. J.

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