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5. Extending the Delivery Configuration > Multiple User Addresses

Multiple User Addresses

A single user normally has a single email address and a single mailbox. For example, the user caesar on the host simple.example has the following address:

caesar@simple.example

and mail to that address is commonly delivered into /var/mail/caesar. Users with high volumes of incoming mail often like to use some method of automatically sorting it into categories to make it more convenient to handle. One way of doing this is to make use of Exim’s filtering capability or to run an external local delivery agent such as procmail. These methods rely on analyzing the header lines or message content.

Another approach is to allow the use of prefixes or suffixes on usernames in the local parts of incoming mail. For example, additional addresses such as the following:


  

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