You could collect the mails from the pop3 account you were using, only
without deleting the messages when you collect them. Most mail clients have
a setting for this. I think you can get fetchml to do it too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Declan Grady" <Declan.Grady at nuvotem.com>
To: "Irish Linux Users Group" <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 1:32 PM
Subject: [ILUG] (long) sendmail aliases ?
> I need to (temporarily) copy all mail for a specific user's account to
> another account, as well as leaving the original email in the original
> (Machine packed up, and temporarily using another machine, so want all
> delivered to another pop account, as well as leaving it in the original
> account so that when original machine is back up, all email in the
> will be available under the original pop account)
> Several aliases are in use:
> in my /etc/mail/aliases file I would have:
> harry: harrypotter
> h.potter: harrypotter
> harry.potter: harrypotter
> hpotter: harrypotter
>> I need all these aliases (including the account name harrypotter) copied
> temporary account (say harrypotter2), as well as the harrpotter account.
>> If I add , harrypotter2 onto each line in the aliases file it will do
> aliases ok, but what about the original 'harrypotter' account ?
>> What am I missing ? If I use a .forward file, will it make a copy, or move
> the original email ?
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