sendmail autoresponder

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Feb 17 08:42:31 PST 2006

In the last episode (Feb 17), Dave said:
>    I've got a box that i took over that runs sendmail, mailscanner,
> and sa for antispam. There's an email address at one of the domains
> that the owner has indicated he would like an autoresponder hooked to
> it. THe objective is whenever someone sends to that address it won't
> be delivered to a mailbox, but dropped and the autoresponder msg will
> be sent back. I'm a sendmail newbie in the extreme and would
> appreciate any advice.

Maybe /usr/bin/vacation will do what you want?  Autoresponding isn't
really the MTA's job, so if you have used some other tool with another
MTA, use it here.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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