mlmmj-bounce - bounce handling utility for mlmmj



mlmmj-bounce − bounce handling utility for mlmmj


mlmmj-bounce −L /path/to/list [−a | −d] [−n num | −p]

−a: Address string that bounces

−d: Parse the mail to extract the address via the DSN (RFC1891)

−h: This help

−L: Full path to list directory

−n: Message number in the archive that bounced

−p: Send out a probe

−V: Print version


mlmmj-bounce is used to handle mails that are bouncing. When a mail arrives to the system, mlmmj-bounce will register in <listdir>/bounce/<addrstring> info about which number that bounced at what time. An example of such a line could be:

109:1094409801 # Sun Sep 5 20:43:21 2004

The above shows that message number 109 bounced 1094409801 seconds after epoch which is in human date stamps is Sunday September 5th 20:43:21 2004.

The last bounce mail received to the address is saved in <listdir>/bounce/<addrstring>.lastmsg.

When the −p option is used it sends out a probe email including info that it’s a bounce probe and a list of the bounced message numbers. The existance of a <listdir>/bounce/<addrstring>.probe file indicates that a probe have been sent out.


This manual page was written by the following persons:

Søren Boll Overgaard <[email protected]> (based on html2man output)

Mads Martin Jørgensen <[email protected]>

Updated 2024-01-29 - |