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email aliases special characters

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by phingers, Jan 21, 2005.

  1. phingers

    phingers Guest

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    I'm trying to setup a mail alias:

    stéphanie

    that is an e with acute

    Plesk says invalid alias.

    So is there a way to escape that character in plesk?

    I've tried: st\xe9phanie which works on my old box.

    Or how do I manually add this, and where?

    Would it get erased by plesk if manually added?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Bishop4351

    Bishop4351 Guest

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    can anyone even send to that address?

    I don't think the / is going to be supported by the smtp rfc.
     
  3. phingers

    phingers Guest

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    special chars

    accented characters must be supported, all languages besides english use them.

    It currently works the slash just is the code to explain that accented e character.

    How do I get plesk to accept that, or where in qmail do I manually enter that path?
     
  4. phingers

    phingers Guest

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    found it

    So I found it, you have to add it in the database psa under the mail_aliases table.

    The question I have now is if I update the table manually will it work? How does plesk interface with the qmail program using the table?

    I guess I'll just try it and see... any insight?
     
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