How to redirect/bounce mail for sa-learn
How to bounce/redirect mail
As I've mentioned, forwarding mail into a spamtrap registers your email address as being a spam source; not good. Instead, we want to use the redirect or bounce feature available in a number of mail programs.
Many thanks to all the contributors, listed in parentheses.
AOL's integrated email client
Redirecting mail is not available. (Dave Goldsmith)
Select the message, go to the "Message" menu, choose redirect, fill in the address, and choose send. (Brian Corcoran and Erik Wheeler)
Select the message. In the "Actions" menu, choose the "Forward" submenu (not "Forward message", the "Forward" submenu). Pick "Redirect", fill in the "To" field, and press "Send". (Johannes Ullrich)
With the email message open or selected, go to Mail's 'Message' menu and select 'Bounce to sender' or 'Redirect'. If you use this frequently, go to the "View" menu, choose "Customize toolbar", and add a button for "Redirect". (Marion Bates)
Microsoft Outlook 97
Double-click on the message so it opens in a new window. Click on Tools->Resend This Message. A warning will appear about you not being the original sender of the message. Click Yes. A message window appears. Update the To: field and click on 'Send'. (Dave Goldsmith)
Microsoft Outlook 2000
Double-click on the message so it opens in a new window. Click on Actions->Resend This Message. A warning will appear about you not being the original sender of the message. Click Yes. A message window appears. Update the To: field and click on 'Send'. (Dave Goldsmith)
Microsoft Outlook Express
It does not appear to have a redirect option. (Dave Goldsmith and Alex Bates)
Netscape Communicator 4.x and 7.x
They don't appear to have a redirect option.
For a single message, highlight the message and press "b" to bounce it. Enter the target address and press enter. For multiple messages, select all the messages you'd like to bounce with either ":" to select them one at a time, or ";" to select multiple messages by message number, subject, body text, etc. Once selected, press "a", then "b" to Apply the Bounce command to all of them. Enter the target email address. Once done, press ";", then "a" to Unselect All selected messages.
More info can be found at: http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/email/pine/bounce.html
Click on the message, go to the "Message" menu, choose "Redirect", fill in the "To:" address, and press send. Alternately, right click in the message and choose "Redirect" from the popup menu, fill in the "To:" address, and press send. (Dave Goldsmith)