If you "Send a copy to" an email forward it will bounce

Discussion in 'General' started by marzah, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. marzah

    marzah New Member

    I am experiencing a problem where mail forwarded from a mailbox using "Send a copy to" will bounce
    To recreate it follow theses steps
    1)Create an email forward like foo@me.com
    2)Create a new mailbox like abc@me.com and in the "Send a copy to" box write in foo@me.com
    3)Send an email to abc@me.com and it will bounce with a log message like this
    to=<foo@me.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=0.87, delays=0.5/0/0/0.37, dsn=5.1.1, status=bounced (user unknown)
    I am using postfix and dovecot

    Here is my main.cf i have changed myhostname for this post
    I think I only modified smtpd_recipient_restrictions and mynetworks

    # Debian specific: Specifying a file name will cause the first
    # line of that file to be used as the name. The Debian default
    # is /etc/mailname.
    #myorigin = /etc/mailname

    smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Debian/GNU)
    biff = no

    # appending .domain is the MUA's job.
    append_dot_mydomain = no

    # Uncomment the next line to generate "delayed mail" warnings
    #delay_warning_time = 4h

    readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix

    # TLS parameters
    smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.cert
    smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.key
    #smtpd_tls_CAfile = /etc/postfix/sub.class1.server.ca.pem
    smtpd_use_tls = yes
    smtpd_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtpd_scache
    smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtp_scache

    # See /usr/share/doc/postfix/TLS_README.gz in the postfix-doc package for
    # information on enabling SSL in the smtp client.

    myhostname = mail.me.com
    alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases
    alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases
    myorigin = /etc/mailname
    mydestination = mail.marcusz.com, localhost, localhost.localdomain
    relayhost =
    mynetworks = 127.0.0.0/8 [::1]/128
    mailbox_size_limit = 0
    recipient_delimiter = +
    inet_interfaces = all
    html_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix/html
    virtual_alias_domains =
    virtual_alias_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_forwardings.cf, proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_email2email.cf, hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/virtual-mailman
    virtual_mailbox_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_domains.cf
    virtual_mailbox_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_mailboxes.cf
    virtual_mailbox_base = /var/vmail
    virtual_uid_maps = static:5000
    virtual_gid_maps = static:5000
    smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
    broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
    smtpd_sasl_authenticated_header = yes
    smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, permit_sasl_authenticated, check_recipient_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_recipient.cf, reject_unauth_destination reject_rbl_client zen.spamhaus.org
    smtpd_tls_security_level = may
    transport_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_transports.cf
    relay_domains = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_relaydomains.cf
    relay_recipient_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_relayrecipientmaps.cf
    proxy_read_maps = $local_recipient_maps $mydestination $virtual_alias_maps $virtual_alias_domains $virtual_mailbox_maps $virtual_mailbox_domains $relay_recipient_maps $relay_domains $canonical_maps $sender_canonical_maps $recipient_canonical_maps $relocated_maps $transport_maps $mynetworks $virtual_mailbox_limit_maps
    smtpd_sender_restrictions = check_sender_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_sender.cf
    smtpd_client_restrictions = permit_mynetworks check_client_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_client.cf
    smtpd_client_message_rate_limit = 100
    maildrop_destination_concurrency_limit = 1
    maildrop_destination_recipient_limit = 1
    virtual_transport = dovecot
    header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/header_checks
    mime_header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/mime_header_checks
    nested_header_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/nested_header_checks
    body_checks = regexp:/etc/postfix/body_checks
    owner_request_special = no
    dovecot_destination_recipient_limit = 1
    smtpd_sasl_type = dovecot
    smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth
    content_filter = amavis:[127.0.0.1]:10024
    receive_override_options = no_address_mappings
    message_size_limit = 0

    I am pretty sure this is supposed to work.
    Any help would be appreciated
     
  2. till

    till Super Moderator

    This creates a mail loop which gets detected by postfix and stopped.
     
  3. marzah

    marzah New Member

    The message goes abc@me.com -> "Send a copy to" -> foo@me.com
    foo@me.com is a forward which goes to someother@xyz.com
    There is no loop.
    The mail.log message is
    to=<foo@me.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=0.87, delays=0.5/0/0/0.37, dsn=5.1.1, status=bounced (user unknown)
     
  4. marzah

    marzah New Member

    There is no loop. foo@me.com forwards to somewhere else.
    The mail.log message is this
    to=<foo@me.com>, relay=dovecot, delay=0.87, delays=0.5/0/0/0.37, dsn=5.1.1, status=bounced (user unknown)
     

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