what happens to mail after sieve error?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Mar 21 08:21:04 EST 2006

On Tuesday 21 March 2006 23:00, Lars Schimmer wrote:
> I use exim4 4.5 and cyrus 2.1.18-1 on a debian stable system with sieve
> scripts.
> But now 1 sievescript hit an error for a mail received by exim:
> Mar 19 20:56:55 europa cyrus/lmtpd[23422]: sieve runtime error for
> UseraBC id <E1FL41Hrewt5re5t at europa.cgv.tugraz.at>: Fileinto: Mailbox
> does not exist
> What happens with THIS mail?
> Exim4 is happy and done, because it delivered the mail to cyrus, no
> error in logfile.
> And there is NO mailbox in which sieve could drop the mail.
> Is the mail being deleted to nirvana?

It should go straight into the user inbox.
(Does for me anyway)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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