Can't get sieve to send mail

Ken Murchison murch at
Thu Mar 30 08:01:57 EST 2006

Scott Bronson wrote:
> I'm running Cyrus 2.3.0.  Sieve works perfectly except that it
> steadfastly refuses to send a notification.  For instance, with the
> following script (generated by Avelsieve):
> address :contains ["to", "cc"] "_deny"
> {
>    fileinto "INBOX.test";
>    notify :method "mailto" :options "bronson at" :low :message
> "Hey, no kidding.  Did this work?";
> }
> The message gets filed into INBOX.test, but I never receive the
> notification.  The cyrus logs don't show any sort of problem and my
> mailer logs show that Cyrus never tried to contact it to send the
> notification.
> It's like that last line was steadfastly ignored.
> Can anyone tell me how to track this down?  Thanks.

Is notifyd running?  Can it find the 'sendmail' binary?

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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