relaying mail

RW fbsd06 at
Tue Jul 31 22:38:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:03:50 +0200
"Michael Grant" <mg-fbsd3 at> wrote:

> In one of my domains, I have the MX record for it set up to my server.
>  But for one of the users within that domain, their mail needs to be
> shuffled off to a different server at google.  But I can't just
> forward it because it's like an MX host I'd need to forward it to.
> And I can't alter the MX to point to google for the entire domain
> because it's only one user within that domain, the other users will be
> screwed in that case.
> For example,, let's say the mx for that comes to my box.
> For joe at, I need to send his mail to ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM as
> if it were the MX for
> In the old days, one would simply forward email to
> at ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.  That would cause's
> sendmail to connect to ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM and shove down a message for
> joe at  But that seems long deprecated because it didn't
> seem to work.
> I am using sendmail and procmail.  Can anyone think of some way I can
> cause something like this to happen for just one user, ideally in a
> .procmailrc file?

I'm not really sure what you asking here, ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM doesn't
even have an mx record. If this person has a gmail account, just forward
it to his gmail address, IIRC he has to configure the joe at
address as one of his own addresses to prevent google seeing it as spam.

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