Define catch-all email address

Timotheus Pokorra timotheus at
Wed Oct 23 11:24:49 CEST 2013

Thank you Toke!
Your reply helped me to find this page:

it works fine now!

On 23 October 2013 11:01, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at> wrote:
> Timotheus Pokorra <timotheus at> writes:
>> But in case the customer wants it, how would I configure it? I can see
>> on the mykolab FAQ ( that it must be
>> possible, but I have no idea where to configure this, even manually?
> You can configure it manually by creating a 'virtual' file and pointing
> postfix to it, e.g. by adding hash:/etc/postfix/virtual to
> virtual_alias_maps, and putting a line like this into it:
> catchall at
> and running `postmap /etc/postfix/virtual` on it.
> That should turn catchall at into a catchall address for
> The catchall address doesn't have to be in the domain, of
> course; and I do believe the full address is looked up first, so it will
> not take precedence.
> Presumably, the static file could be replaced with some sort of
> automatic lookup based on one of postfix's normal mechanisms for this,
> but haven't tried it...
> -Toke

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