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I am trying to setup the vacation.pl script on a mail servers which has local users only (since they are only 10 users).

I have installed the SquirrelMail plugin and the Auto respond option is available for the users, but when an email is sent to the addresses no auto reply email is sent to the sender.

There are also no logs on the /var/log/vacation folder which i created as well as the normal log files.

Most of the examples online refer to virtual users, can it work with local users? and if so how?



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Please post your postconf -n, and check if you have correctly inserted the vacation.pl script in master.cf –  pauska Nov 14 '09 at 13:26
Sorry was away for a while did not have a chance to come and check the replies –  Simiyu Nov 20 '09 at 12:58
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postconf -n

alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases

alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases

broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes

command_directory = /usr/sbin

config_directory = /etc/postfix

content_filter = amavisd-new:[]:10024

daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix

data_directory = /var/lib/postfix

debug_peer_level = 2

home_mailbox = Maildir/

html_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix-2.5.1-documentation/html

mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq.postfix

manpage_directory = /usr/share/man

mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost, $mydomain

mynetworks =,

myorigin = $mydomain

newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases.postfix

readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix-2.5.1-documentation/readme

relay_domains =

sample_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix-2.3.3/samples

sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail.postfix

setgid_group = postdrop

smtp_tls_note_starttls_offer = yes

smtp_use_tls = yes smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name

smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks permit_sasl_authenticated reject_unauth_destination

smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes

smtpd_sasl_local_domain =

smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth

smtpd_sasl_security_options =

smtpd_sasl_type = dovecot

smtpd_tls_CAfile = /etc/postfix/ssl/mailserver/cacert.pem

smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.key

smtpd_tls_loglevel = 1

smtpd_tls_received_header = yes

smtpd_tls_session_cache_timeout = 3600s

smtpd_use_tls = yes

tls_random_source = dev:/dev/urandom

unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550

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