using ~/.procmailrc with sendmail
georgw at galis.org
Fri Mar 1 15:25:33 PST 2002
Wow, a lot of responses from both lists!
I got some local help and tried
|exec /usr/local/bin/procmail || exit 75
in ~/.forward but that failed...
Mar 1 15:57:54 yyyyyy smrsh: uid 417: attempt to use | in command: exec/usr/bin/procmail.||.exit.75
Mar 1 15:57:54 yyyyyy sendmail: PAA27822: to=|exec /usr/bin/procmail || exit 75, ctladdr=<yyyyyy at yyyyyyyy.yyy> (417/100), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=prog, stat=Service unavailable
I ended up using
Why was I getting the error?
On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 12:56:04PM -0800, Mike Marion wrote:
>On 1 Mar, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
>> the other way is to have your .forward assuming that the MDA respects
>> .forward) pass the message off to procmail
>> |exec /usr/bin/procmail
>I would suggest:
>"|/usr/local/bin/procmail || exit 75"
>that way, if procmail has issues, the mail is bounced like sendmail couldn't
>handle it. Otherwise you could lose the mail if procmail chokes. We had
>issues with that here once when the path to procmail was screwed (it was in
>AFS at the time).. or something like that.
>Mike Marion-Unix SysAdmin/Staff Engineer-Qualcomm-https://www.miguelito.org
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