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Why doesn't :blackhole: work?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jeff75, Sep 15, 2004.

  1. Jeff75

    Jeff75 Well-Known Member

    Apr 11, 2003
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    I have an account who has set up the following mail filters and set their fallover account to ":blackhole:". For some reason they keep receiving returned emails in their main inbox account even though the filters are in place and they have it set to :blackhole:.

    Here's an example of one of the emails that they have received even though the filter is set up:

    Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender

    Can somebody tell me why they are still receiving bounced emails even though the filters are set up and the fallover is set to :blackhole:? They have a POP3 account created that's the same name as their cPanel default account but the emails are showing up in their default account (when logging in as login and not

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. cunoodle2

    cunoodle2 Member

    Jun 17, 2004
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    Sometimes these things are really picky. Try adding this...

    $header_subject: contains "Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender" --> Discard

    Does that work?

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