using sieve to inform users of a new address

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu May 13 07:33:52 EDT 2004

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.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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