[nycbug-talk] Keeping email records with Postfix

michael lists
Wed Sep 21 16:42:41 EDT 2005

On Wed, 21 Sep 2005 15:44:45 -0400
"George R." <george at sddi.net> wrote:

> For archiving email going in and out of a mail server. ..
> I am familiar with the overpriced mail archiving systems used for 
> compliance purposes and finance.  You know, the ones everyone says is 
> broken when the NASD comes knocking?
> And I am familiar with a number of hacks to do this (bcc'g all
> outgoing  mail to a 'records' account, double aliasing each user,
> etc).
> But is there a method of doing this that anyone prefers?
> George

This might not be what you are looking for but... put another forwarding
MTA in the mail path

+-------+	+-------+	+---------------+
| MX	|->> <<-| extra	|->> <<-| mail server	|
+-------+	+-------+	+---------------+

accepts all mail from your MX, copies it, then forwards to mail server
to be dropped in user's mailbox.  Same on reverse/outgoing mail.


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