[Esd-l] $TO...

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Fri Mar 1 21:32:01 PST 2002

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Eric Brosius wrote:

> Were setting up a new mail server, so I upgraded to the newest version
> of Johns sanitizer.  I got everything working ok, but I just want to
> make a cosmetic change.  For the message SECURITY_NOTIFY_SENDER the
> sanitizer adds regarding your message to then the user name, message
> ID, and then host.  How can I change that so its just
> username at host.com?

Unfortunately procmail doesn't get called with the envelope address.
The username that procmail is running as is about the best you can do
(I'd love to be contradicted here...)

If you're only a single domain then you might be able to add something
like TO="$TO@`hostname -d`"

> I took the message ID out.  So now its just
> Regarding your last message to <username>.  The message ID is too much
> for most of my users to understand.  I did it in an older version of the
> sanitizer, but I cant see where the message ID is getting added in the
> new version.  Thanks.

The message ID should no longer appear in the NOTIFY_SENDER message.

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