How-to Setup Postfix to Send a Copy of Incoming eMails to Another Address on Linux/Unix

March 26, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Linux Postfix Server eMail Blind Carbon Copy

The Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to Setup the Postfix Mail Server for Sending a Copy of Incoming eMails to a Different eMail Address and Domain.

In the context of correspondence, blind carbon copy (abbreviated Bcc:) allows the sender of a message to conceal the person entered in the Bcc: field from the other recipients.(Wikipedia)

Postfix eMails Forwarding Setup - Featured
  1. Enable the BCC Recipient

    sudo nano /etc/postfix/


    recipient_bcc_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/recipient_bcc_maps

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)

  2. Setup Addresses for Blind Carbon Copy

    sudo nano /etc/postfix/recipient_bcc_maps

    Setup Like:

    You can Specify exactly One and Only one Bcc Target for Source Address…

    How-to Setup Aliases to Send Copy to Multiple Targets:

    Postfix Aliases Setup Guide
  3. Reconfigure Postfix Recipients

    sudo postmap /etc/postfix/recipient_bcc_maps
    sudo postfix reload

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