So, I’m giving the Gmail Double-Pass spam filtering a try, as mentioned in the Wiki…
It does work, but with one problem. Mail does get through, and is “scanned” by Gmail and returned. But, the gmail account and the sender both get the following:
This is the Postfix program at host swarthymail-a5.dreamhost.com.
I’m sorry to have to inform you that your message could not be be delivered to one or more recipients. It’s attached below.
For further assistance, please send mail to
If you do so, please include this problem report. You can delete your own text from the attached returned message.
The Postfix program
-firstname.lastname@example.org (expanded from email@example.com): invalid
recipient syntax: "-firstname.lastname@example.org"
The attached details are:
Reporting-MTA: dns; swarthymail-a5.dreamhost.com
X-Postfix-Sender: rfc822; email@example.com
Arrival-Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 17:48:09 -0700 (PDT)
Final-Recipient: rfc822; -firstname.lastname@example.org
Original-Recipient: rfc822; email@example.com
Diagnostic-Code: X-Postfix; invalid recipient syntax:
I have no idea where the “-t” thing is coming from. Here are my .forward.postfix and .procmailrc:
Any help would be appreciated.