using sieve to inform users of a new address

ali asad lotia lotia at
Thu May 13 09:11:37 EDT 2004

will this work with the sieve implementation (CMU Sieve 2.2) included  
in cyrus-imapd v2.1.15)
On May 13, 2004, at 7:33 AM, Ken Murchison wrote:

> ali asad lotia wrote:
>> hello folks
>> i was wondering if it is possible to write a sieve script that sends   
>> mail to the address contained in the from header based on the   
>> information in the to header.
>> i am transitioning someone over to a new email account and so am   
>> forwarding all mail sent to her old address to this new address. i   
>> would like to send out a message to anyone sending mail to the old   
>> address that informs them of the new address. i used the following   
>> sieve script for that:
>> require "vacation";
>>         if header :contains "to" "enter old email address"
>>         { vacation "Please note, my new email address is   
>>                 Please send email to this address in the future. ";
>>         }
>> it does not seem to send out email as i would like. any tips.
> Add ':addresses "old email address without domain" option to vacation.
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