SIEVE

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

NAME

sieve - a mail filtering tool.

SYNOPSIS

sieve [OPTION...] SCRIPT

DESCRIPTION

GNU sieve -- a mail filtering tool.
-c
, --[no-]compile-only

compile script and exit

-D, --dump

compile script, dump disassembled sieve code to terminal and exit

-d, --debug[=FLAGS]

debug flags (defaults to "TPt")

-E, --[no-]expression

treat SCRIPT as Sieve program text

-e, --email=ADDRESS

override user email address

--environment=NAME=VALUE

set sieve environment value

-f, --mbox-url=MBOX

mailbox to sieve (defaults to user’s mail spool)

-k, --[no-]keep-going

keep on going if execution fails on a message

--line-info=BOOL

print source location along with action logs (default)

-n, --[no-]dry-run, --no-actions

do not execute any actions, just print what would be done

--no-program-name

do not prefix diagnostic messages with the program name

-t, --ticket=TICKET

ticket file for user authentication

-v, --[no-]verbose

log all actions

Global debugging settings

--debug-level=LEVEL

set Mailutils debugging level

--[no-]debug-line-info show source info with debugging messages

--log-facility=FACILITY

output logs to syslog FACILITY

-M, --mailer=MAILER

use specified URL as the default mailer

Sieve options

--clear-include-path

clear Sieve include path

--clear-library-path, --clearpath

clear Sieve library path

-I, --includedir=DIR

append DIR to the list of directories searched for include files

-L, --libdir=DIR

append DIR to the list of directories searched for library files

--libdir-prefix=DIR

add DIR to the beginning of the list of directories searched for library files

Configuration handling

--config-file=FILE

load this configuration file; implies --no-config

--config-lint

check configuration file syntax and exit

--config-verbose

verbosely log parsing of the configuration files

--no-config

do not load site and user configuration files

--no-site-config

do not load site-wide configuration file

--no-user-config

do not load user configuration file

--set=PARAM=VALUE

set configuration parameter

Informational options

--config-help

show configuration file summary

--show-config-options

show compilation options

-?, --help

give this help list

--usage

give a short usage message

-V, --version

print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Sieve-specific debug levels:

trace1 - print parse tree before optimization trace2 - print parse tree after optimization trace3 - print parser traces trace4 - print tests and actions being executed trace9 - print each Sieve instruction being executed

Compatibility debug flags: g - main parser traces T - mailutils traces (same as --debug-level=sieve.trace0-trace1) P - network protocols (same as --debug-level=sieve.=prot) t - sieve trace (same as --debug-level=sieve.=trace4) i - sieve instructions trace (same as --debug-level=sieve.=trace9)

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-mailutils@gnu.org>.
GNU Mailutils home page: <http://mailutils.org>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007-2017 Free Software Foundation, inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The complete GNU mailutils documentation is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the mailutils-doc package is installed, the command

info mailutils

should give you access to the complete manual.
You can also find this manual online in the GNU mailutils webpage:
https://www.gnu.org/software/mailutils/manual/index.html.
Please note this manpage was automatically generated by the Debian mailutils packagers. Do not file bugs for its content to the GNU Mailutils upstream authors.