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Subject: Re: incoming envelope?
From: Wietse Venema (wietseporcupine.org)
Date: Sun Sep 10 2000 - 16:26:00 CDT
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Mark W. Eichin:
> > With Postfix, that is possible only of you change the virtual domain
> > into a real one,
> > - by listing virtual.domain in $mydestination
> > - by removing the "virtual.domain whatever" entry from the virtual map.
> > - by removing all locally delivered users from the virtual map.
> So alias processing will happen on all such domains identically (which
> is fine, it is what 'sonri.org thok.org' meant in the original
Indeed. However, when mail is forwarded (via an alias, .forward
file, or otherwise) to an unqualified user (no domain) then Postfix
> can I still add domain-specific aliases too, in the virtual
> table, or does the second line above mean that it won't even look
> there? (The docs I've looked at show how to *use* the "whatever"
> magic, but I have failed to find an explanation of what it really does...)
The virtual map rewrites any recipient (and appends $myorigin to
an unqualified address). The "virtual.domain whatever: entry is
black magic, otherwise the virtual map is like a global alias table.