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Mail Server Functionality
Say you have a company receiving email on domain domain.tld. They also have domains someotherdomain.tld and theotherdomain.tld. Now the only valid emails on someotherdomain.tld and theotherdomain.tld are firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. You would of course forward these on to someone like firstname.lastname@example.org to handle them and respond and this is where the fun comes in.
Is there an application that can remove all the headers and rewrite the from address to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org depending on who Nancy is responding to?
We currently have a C application that is working but we need to move this process to a new server and the individual who wrote it is no longer with the company. We need a new way of doing this that we can manage and support ourselves going forward.
Thanks in advance.
Sendmail has some pretty comprehensive rewrite rules, but I've never really got into them. Maybe it can handle it (but you'd probably need to do a lot of reading to know for sure).
Also you might be able to achieve something similar to what you want with virtual users, which many mail transports support.Linux user #126863 - see http://linuxcounter.net/
in postfix, you can setup alias for an address so that it points to another account, pretty easy to setup, virtual domains I believe. Never used sendmail but I would imagine it would be similarly easy.