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Re: reordering email aliases ?
On 08/11/10 09:26 +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote:
I'm facing a cosmetic problem with email aliases.
Some users has aliases for their email adresses some has not.
For example a professor named Jean Dupont has two valid email adresses :
email@example.com ( which is firstname.lastname@example.org )
email@example.com ( which is the alias that point to
Students have only one email adress of the form : firstname.lastname@example.org
In many applications we use LDAP to fetch the user's email address
and other data.
The problem is sometime we get email@example.com and sometime we
Are you having a problem with your SMTP server not delivering to the
correct mailbox? Or are you retrieving the attribute to display is some
I would like to do the following :
if a user has an alias of the form firstname.lastname@example.org then display
Is it possible to reorder my LDAP database to do so ?
I am not aware of a way to order attributes or values.
An alternative approach that I've used, where I may have multiple mailDrop
attributes for an alias (or may not have any aliases at all for a given
mailbox) but want to return one consistent primary entry to our spam
filtering device, is to populate another, unique, attribute solely for the
purpose of returning a consistent value to that particular application, and
is unused by our SMTP server.