Ok, first fully path the filter command, i.e. /usr/local/bin/filterQuote:>Hi all.....
>I am trying to setup incoming email filtering on my ISP account and am
>getting a little stuck. I think the problem lies with the 'filter'
>command. Here's the setup......
>In my root dir (/home/clients/jallen) I have a file of '.forward' (This
>is currently named '.f' because all my mail is getting chewed/lost due
>to this problem). The contents of '.forward' is '|filter' which will, in
>theory, forward all my incoming email to the 'filter' command. In my
>'.elm' directory I have a file 'filter-rules' which the filter command
>utilises as rules for filtering. Even with no rules defined my email
>still gets lost :-/ Is there some "feature" to forward causing the
(or wherever it lives). You aslo might want to setup you 'filter-rules' file
to allow everything (just so you know it's working).
If that doesn't work, your ISP might not allow forwarding to pipes
(easy to turn off w/ sendmail) ask them.
Hope this helps.
Jason D. Kelleher Systems Administrator