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imapfilter — mail filter


imapfilter [-iVv] [-c configfile] [-d debugfile] [-e 'command'] [-l logfile] [-t truststore]


imapfilter is a mail filtering utility. It connects to remote mail servers using the
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), sends searching queries to the server and processes
mailboxes based on the results. It can be used to delete, copy, move, flag, etc. messages
residing in mailboxes at the same or different mail servers. The 4rev1 and 4 versions of
the IMAP protocol are supported.

The command line options of imapfilter(1) are as follows:

-c configfile
Path to the configuration file to read, or the ‘-’ character to read the
configuration from the standard input stream. The default is

-d debugfile
File that contains debugging information about the full communication with the
server, along with other inner workings' details.

-e 'command'
May be used to enter “one line” of configuration, while it is also possible to pipe
a full configuration as a string. When this options is used, a configuration file
will not be loaded.

-i Enters interactive mode after executing the configuration file.

-l logfile
File that contains logs of error messages produced.

-t truststore
The path to the system's SSL CA TrustStore directory or file. SSL connections will
be validated using the CA certificates found in this directory or file, and when
this is not possible the local $HOME/.imapfilter/certificates file will be used.
The default is either the /etc/ssl/certs directory or the /etc/ssl/cert.pem file,
whichever is found.

-V Displays version and copyright information.

-v Enables printing of some brief details of the communication with the server.


HOME User's home directory.

Program's configuration directory, which overrides the default $HOME/.imapfilter/.

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