dbounce-simple-safecat - store double-bounced email messages into a
dbounce-simple-safecat [-a addr] [-d dir] [-i queueid] [-t type] -f msg
The dbounce-simple-safecat utility reads an email message file from the
local MTA’s queue directory and invokes the safecat(1) utility to store
it into a Maildir-format directory for the administrator’s perusal. It
is intended to be used as a double-bounce handler by mail transfer agents
such as dma(8) (when dma’s DBOUNCEPROG configuration setting is
The dbounce-simple-safecat utility accepts the following command-line
options; only -f is mandatory:
-a addr The recipient of the bounce message.
-d dir The bounce directory, /var/spool/mail/dma-bounces by default.
-f msg The full path to the bounced message to process.
-i queueid The ID of the bounce message in the local MTA’s queue.
-t type The MTA type, currently unused.
Copy a message from the local dma(8) queue into the default double-bounce
dbounce-simple-safecat -a email@example.com -i 40c1b8.882e250 -t dma
A minimal execution with only the mandatory parameters:
dbounce-simple-safecat -f /var/spool/dma/40c1b8.882e250
Explicitly specify the destination directory:
dbounce-simple-safecat -d /root/bounces -f
The dbounce-simple-safecat utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error
The dbounce-simple-safecat utility was written by Peter Pentchev in 2009.
Peter Pentchev 〈firstname.lastname@example.org〉
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