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reference:spamrules_statement_getaddresstype

Spam Filter Rules: GetAddressType

Statement GetAddressType
Version 2.4.6+
Purpose Analyses a specified email address and reports what 'type' of address it is

The GetAddressType statement requires an email address and variable name, in the format

GetAddressType <email address> <variable name>

Types

All email addresses will fall into one of the following 'types'

Type code Description
RemoteLANFwd A LAN forwarded address where the full email address is specified in the LAN forwarding rules
LocalLANFwd A LAN forwarded address where just the username is specified in the LAN forwarding rules
Mapping An address which has a normal mapping associated with it
Special A 'special' recipient - e.g. a fax mailbox, listserver, mailer_daemon etc.
List A VPOP3 list
ListOwner A VPOP3 list owner alias
User A VPOP3 user
UnknownMapping An address which matches a ~@domain style mapping
UnknownLANFwd An address which matches a ~@domain style LAN forwarding rule
Remote A remote email address
Postmaster A 'postmaster'/'abuse' address which VPOP3 will send to the Main Administrator
Invalid An unrecognised local recipient

Example

The following example will analyse the 'user@example.com' address and return an address type code into the ${addrType} variable

GetAddressType "user@example.com" addrType
reference/spamrules_statement_getaddresstype.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/14 10:45 (external edit)