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Old 06-10-2007
using procmail to filter content

Hi i would like to find out how can i write a procmail rule to filter based on the email content.i was unable to locate any similar threads that does filtering based on the content.would appreciate any pointers. thanks
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* ^From: Machine1 <machine1@aaa.com>
# i will have a string "machine1.log" in the content
Email_from_M1_log


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* ^From: Machine1 <machine1@aaa.com>
# i will have a string "machine1.result" in the content
Email_from_M1_result

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Old 06-11-2007
An old but relevant tutorial:
http://www.stimpy.net/procmail/tutorial/

An excellent source of Procmail recipes:
http://lipas.uwasa.fi/~ts/info/proctips.html

As for content filtering take a look at:
http://partmaps.org/era/procmail/quickref.html
In particular, the "Scope of matching" section.

HTH

Cheers,
ZB

Last edited by zazzybob; 06-11-2007 at 07:35 AM..
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