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From: Puthick Hok (hputhickgmail.com)
Date: Tue Jan 08 2008 - 21:53:14 CST
On Jan 9, 2008 2:30 PM, jeff donovan <donovanbeth.k12.pa.us> wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008, at 7:41 PM, Puthick Hok wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm maintaining two postfix servers running postfix 2.4 and 2.1 on two
> > different servers domain_a.com.au and domain_b.com.au. domain_a.com.au
> > is just an alias server translating some addresses at domain_a.com.au
> > into domain_b.com.au. One user named John has both addresses at
> > domain_a.com.au and domain_b.com.au. However, his real inbox is at
> > domain_b.com.au.
> does this john have two accounts or one account and an alias entry in
> some database ?
John has only one account and an alias entry in a different database.
> > His addresses are:
> > user1domain_a.com.au (which is forwarded to user_1domain_b.com.au)
> > user_1domain_b.com.au (his real inbox).
> - which is the real account
> > A customer named Joe with an address (joecompany12345.com) sends
> > email to John with the recipients containing "user1domain_a.com.au,
> > user_1domain_b.com.au" and with the subject as "Sale inquiry". In
> > John's inbox (cyrus IMAP), there is only one copy of "Sale inquiry"
> > email. This is good that John does not have two copies of the same
> > thing.
> -- joes message was sent to the forwarding address --> alias = john's
> real account
> unless the user sends it twice, or cyrus is on the fritz ( see google
> cyrus reconstruct ) you should only get one copy.
Thanks a lot. This should explain why there is only one copy in John's inbox.
> > I want to ask if this feature"its not a feature it's abug"
> > is intended or something happens out of
> > the blue? I ask this question because most of the times John receives
> > only one copy, but occasionally he receives twice of the same thing.
> > Regards,
> > Puthick