Reinject to Postfix, or just send on to LMTP?

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at
Sun May 26 19:11:20 CEST 2013

* /dev/rob0 <rob0 at>:
> Please forgive what might be a too-basic question. I'm setting up a 
> new system with Postfix/virtual delivering to Dovecot LMTP. I'm not 
> quite understanding if there is any benefit to this design:

> 	Postfix -> Amavisd-new -> Postfix/reinject -> Dovecot LMTP

The first postfix only checks for unknown users
Postfix/reinject does alias expansion/virtual_aliasing

If you don't need "alias expansion/virtual_aliasing", denn 

> as opposed to this:
> 	Postfix -> Amavisd-new -> Dovecot LMTP

is for you.

Ralf Hildebrandt                   Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
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