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10. Message Filtering > Setting Up a User Filter

Setting Up a User Filter

If a user’s .forward file begins with the text:

# Exim filter

in any capitalization and with any spacing, the file is interpreted as a filter file instead of a conventional forwarding list, provided that the administrator has enabled filtering by setting the filter option on the forwardfile director. The remaining contents of the filter file must conform to the filtering syntax, which is described later in this chapter. As in the case of a conventional .forward file, if the filter sets up any deliveries to pipes or files, the forwardfile director must have settings of address_pipe_transport or address_file_transport to specify how such deliveries are to be done (see Section 3.14, in


  

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