Posting directly to subfolder / "+"-Notation [postfix]

Christoph Moench-Tegeder cmt at
Wed Mar 30 02:52:36 EST 2005

## tschloss at (tschloss at

> does anybody know how to prepare my mailserver - I assume it is a problem
> of the MTA, Postfix in this case -  to make sending mail directly to a
> folder possible.
> The syntax seems to be <username>+<foldername>, e.g.
> john+private at posts a message directly into john?s folder named
> private (assuming the sender has "p" rights there).
> I assume the message has to go over the MTA and there ist blocked with
> an error about the unknown user "john+private".

If it is blocked by postfix (have a look at the error message and your
logs), it is indeed a postfix issue (so why are you asking the cyrus
people?). Put "recipient_delimiter = +" in postfix' and watch
the results.


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