Qmail catch-all account with vpopmail

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Qmail catch-all account with vpopmail

I have been a running a qmail/vpopmail configuration for some time. I didn't want to use the web interface to create the catch-all as I do not run a webserver on my mail server (security).

This can be done via the command line and editing a single file for that domain.

Create Catch-all Account

/home/vpopmail/bin/vadduser catch-all@briansnelson.com -r20

Now that the account is created you will want to edit .qmail-default

vim /home/vpopmail/domains/briansnelson.com/.qmail-default

Now you will want to change the line that reads

| /home/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail '' bounce-no-mailbox

replace the bounce-no-mailbox to path to catch-all account

| /home/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail '' /home/vpopmail/domains/briansnelson.com/catch-all

Rebuild the CDB Data files

qmailctl cdb

Now you have a catch-all, for all that spam that gets sent to you.

Since I do not check this account, I would suggest setting up a cron to delete the spam emails daily.