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 '' .procmailrc '' file and add rules for mail filtering and mail delivery. '' .procmailrc '' file and add rules for mail filtering and mail delivery.
  
-**Avoid bouncing mail.** Older procmail recipes on the Internet sometimes make procmail exit with a 67 exit code, which is supposed to bounce mail back to the sender. This is a bad idea, because it creates [[:hints:backscatter]]. Instead of bouncing unwanted mail, just discard it.+**Avoid bouncing mail.** Older procmail recipes on the Internet sometimes make procmail exit with a 67 exit code, which is supposed to bounce mail back to the sender. This is a bad idea, because it creates [[:hints:backscatter]]. Instead of bouncing unwanted mail, just discard it by writing it to **/dev/null**.
  
 You can find a minimal simplified '' .procmailrc '' file for forwarding mail to an off-site address on this page: [[hints:example_procmailrc_file_forwarding|Example .procmailrc file for mail forwarding]]. You can find a minimal simplified '' .procmailrc '' file for forwarding mail to an off-site address on this page: [[hints:example_procmailrc_file_forwarding|Example .procmailrc file for mail forwarding]].
hints/procmail_directadmin.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/25 20:01 by admin