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NAME

       relocated - Postfix relocated table format

SYNOPSIS

       postmap /etc/postfix/relocated

DESCRIPTION

       The  optional  relocated(5) table provides the information that is used in "user has moved
       to new_location" bounce messages.

       Normally, the relocated(5) table is specified as a text file that serves as input  to  the
       postmap(1)  command.   The  result,  an indexed file in dbm or db format, is used for fast
       searching by the mail system. Execute  the  command  "postmap  /etc/postfix/relocated"  to
       rebuild an indexed file after changing the corresponding relocated table.

       When  the table is provided via other means such as NIS, LDAP or SQL, the same lookups are
       done as for ordinary indexed files.

       Alternatively, the table can be provided as a regular-expression map  where  patterns  are
       given  as  regular  expressions,  or lookups can be directed to TCP-based server. In those
       case, the lookups are done in a slightly different way as described below  under  "REGULAR
       EXPRESSION TABLES" or "TCP-BASED TABLES".

       Table lookups are case insensitive.

CASE FOLDING

       The  search  string  is folded to lowercase before database lookup. As of Postfix 2.3, the
       search string is not case folded with database types such as regexp: or pcre: whose lookup
       fields can match both upper and lower case.

TABLE FORMAT

       The input format for the postmap(1) command is as follows:

       ·      An entry has one of the following form:

                   pattern      new_location

              Where  new_location  specifies  contact  information  such  as an email address, or
              perhaps a street address or telephone number.

       ·      Empty lines and whitespace-only  lines  are  ignored,  as  are  lines  whose  first
              non-whitespace character is a `#'.

       ·      A  logical line starts with non-whitespace text. A line that starts with whitespace
              continues a logical line.

TABLE SEARCH ORDER

       With lookups from indexed files such as DB or DBM, or from networked tables such  as  NIS,
       LDAP or SQL, patterns are tried in the order as listed below:

       user@domain
              Matches user@domain. This form has precedence over all other forms.

       user   Matches user@site when site is $myorigin, when site is listed in $mydestination, or
              when site is listed in $inet_interfaces or $proxy_interfaces.

       @domain
              Matches other addresses in domain. This form has the lowest precedence.

ADDRESS EXTENSION

       When  a  mail  address  localpart  contains  the  optional  recipient   delimiter   (e.g.,
       user+foo@domain),  the lookup order becomes: user+foo@domain, user@domain, user+foo, user,
       and @domain.

REGULAR EXPRESSION TABLES

       This section describes how the table lookups change when the table is given in the form of
       regular  expressions or when lookups are directed to a TCP-based server. For a description
       of regular expression lookup table syntax, see regexp_table(5)  or  pcre_table(5).  For  a
       description  of  the  TCP  client/server  table  lookup  protocol, see tcp_table(5).  This
       feature is not available up to and including Postfix version 2.4.

       Each pattern is a regular expression that is applied to the entire  address  being  looked
       up.  Thus,  user@domain  mail  addresses  are  not  broken  up into their user and @domain
       constituent parts, nor is user+foo broken up into user and foo.

       Patterns are applied in the order as specified in the table, until a pattern is found that
       matches the search string.

       Results  are  the  same  as  with  indexed  file lookups, with the additional feature that
       parenthesized substrings from the pattern can be interpolated as $1, $2 and so on.

TCP-BASED TABLES

       This section describes how the table  lookups  change  when  lookups  are  directed  to  a
       TCP-based  server.  For  a  description  of  the  TCP  client/server  lookup protocol, see
       tcp_table(5).  This feature is not available up to and including Postfix version 2.4.

       Each lookup operation uses the entire address once.  Thus, user@domain mail addresses  are
       not  broken  up  into  their user and @domain constituent parts, nor is user+foo broken up
       into user and foo.

       Results are the same as with indexed file lookups.

BUGS

       The table format does not understand quoting conventions.

CONFIGURATION PARAMETERS

       The following main.cf parameters are especially relevant.  The text below provides only  a
       parameter summary. See postconf(5) for more details including examples.

       relocated_maps
              List of lookup tables for relocated users or sites.

       Other parameters of interest:

       inet_interfaces
              The  network  interface  addresses  that this system receives mail on.  You need to
              stop and start Postfix when this parameter changes.

       mydestination
              List of domains that this mail system considers local.

       myorigin
              The domain that is appended to locally-posted mail.

       proxy_interfaces
              Other interfaces that this machine receives mail on by way  of  a  proxy  agent  or
              network address translator.

SEE ALSO

       trivial-rewrite(8), address resolver
       postmap(1), Postfix lookup table manager
       postconf(5), configuration parameters

README FILES

       Use "postconf readme_directory" or "postconf html_directory" to locate this information.
       DATABASE_README, Postfix lookup table overview
       ADDRESS_REWRITING_README, address rewriting guide

LICENSE

       The Secure Mailer license must be distributed with this software.

AUTHOR(S)

       Wietse Venema
       IBM T.J. Watson Research
       P.O. Box 704
       Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA

       Wietse Venema
       Google, Inc.
       111 8th Avenue
       New York, NY 10011, USA

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