Email Push Service :) smtp+dnotify+Asterisk+... :)

David Ford david at
Wed Jan 31 04:34:27 CET 2007

Elliot F. wrote:
> Or you could simply modify the mail server to trigger a script when a 
> message is delivered, rather than having to poll each directory/file.  
> A procmail/maildrop filter would be one way to implement it easily 
> (allowing you to filter for messages from specific people, to certain 
> folders, etc.)

To be honest, this is an ancient idea.  grep comsat /etc/services

New mail notification has been around since the dawn of mail itself.

Look for comsat in 'man procmail' and review 'man comsat' and biff, etc.


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