Aliases with OOF email messages

MSH Out of Office Assistant is not supported now. To manage auto replies please try MSH Postfix Autoresponder application.


Solution which extends Postfix and Sendmail functionality with client side auto replies.

Server module works on MTA and provide center management place for all users which have implemented MSH Out of Office Assistant. Each user use add-in which seamlessly integrate with mail client, like Thunderbird.

Aliases query configuration

By default email aliases are not checked, to enable it option Enable checking aliases need to be set. After installation server module use preconfigured settings in <INSTALL_DIR>/msh-o3a-etc/config.cf configuration file.

Settings for Postfix

By default for Postfix installation ALIAS_QUERY variable look like this:

ALIAS_QUERY='postalias -q %s /etc/aliases'

Invoked command and aliases file could changed to custom ones.

Settings for Sendmail

By default for Sendmail installation ALIAS_QUERY variable looks like this:

ALIAS_QUERY='sendmail -bv %s'

MSH Out of Office Assistant

Extend your MTA with client out of office and vacation auto replies. Users can turn on/off, define auto reply, forward original message and set time range of own statuses. Mail client extension seamlessly integrate with Mozilla Thunderbird mail client. Administration Panel provide central management of server settings and users out-of-office assistant options.

Settings for Loop Protection and prevention of sending auto response to mailing lists and spam can be easily configured.

To learn more visit MSH Postfix Autoresponder website.

Lukasz is a software developer and owner of MSH Software company which builds email processing tools for Microsoft Exchange, Zimbra Collaboration Suite and Postfix. He specializes in server, desktop and web applications written in Java, .NET and C++.