Wonderful. That did it.

Thanks,
Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Connelly [mailto:Ken.Connelly@uni.edu]
> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 4:42 PM
> To: info-pmdf@process.com
> Subject: Re: more alias confusion
>
>
> Just change the VMS Mail forwarding to be in%username and this will do
> as you describe.
>
> - ken
>
> Jeff Anicker wrote:
>
> >%PMDF-I-VERSION, PMDF version is PMDF V6.2-1
> > Compaq AlphaServer 6/525 running OpenVMS Alpha V7.3-1
> > PMDF_SHARE_LIBRARY version V6.2-1; linked 00:19:42, Jan 17 2005
> >
> >I'm trying to setup users on exchange while also keeping a copy of their
> >messages in their vms mail account. To make sure that messages

> sent via vms
> >mail are processed by pmdf a set forward=IN%"~username" is used

> in vms mail.
> >Then in the aliases. file there is an alias of:
> >
> >username: _username,firstname.lastname@exchange.domain.com
> >
> >From my understanding the _ should cause the vms mail forwarding to be
> >ignored. However, the result is that vms mail is delivered to

> the exchange
> >account but not to the vms mail account. The message intended

> for the vms
> >mail acount is looped and held in the l channel. This indicates that the
> >vms forwarding is not being ignored.
> >
> >Pmdf test/rewrite/check_expansions shows the username being expanded to:
> >_username
> >firstname.lastname@exchange.domain.com
> >
> >show forward/user= in vms mail shows
> >IN%"~username"
> >
> >I'm guessing I'm not the first one to try this. Hope someone can help.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Jeff Anicker
> >BDP International
> >
> >
> >

>
> --
> - Ken
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> University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0121
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>
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