Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1

    Forwarding an email

    I'm sure this is easy but I'm just not sure where to look. Like if it's a dovecot thing or not. I'm not really sure.

    I just need to forward an e-mail from one user to another while this user is away. In otherwords any e-mail sent to should end up in's mail box. It's such a simple thing but I'm really not sure how to go about it. Any help would be useful. If it makes a diffrence the forwarding will always be to the same server, I don't even need to have it auto forwarded somewheres else like hotmail.

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    Well, it does differ a bit from MTA to MTA, but generally, you can just put in a file called ".forward" (note that it's a dot-file) in your home directory.

    It's definitely not a Dovecot thing, though. Dovecot just access your mails, it doesn't handle them in transit, so it's an MTA thing.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts