Auto responder milter installation

Combine static text and automatically completed dynamic fields to build your auto reply. Define the conditions that trigger it, choose all emails, specific users or domains.

Template Editor let you to create templates for auto replies with static text and LDAP fields.

MSH Autoresponder handles all this and much more. It’s the most flexible auto-reply software for Postfix and Zimbra.

Install milter server module on your MTA

Milter autoresponder it’s a server module which is installed on mail server. It’s heavy duty machinery which is responsible for sending auto replies. Before you could run installation script add executable bit to it:

chmod +x msh-autoresponder-milter.bin

Run the installation script:


When everything goes OK, you’ll see output like this:

* Checking permissions... OK 
* Self extracting installer... OK 
* Checking Java 1.6 or above installation... OK 
* Running installer... 
* Extracting files... OK 
* Copying init script files... OK 
* Updating init scripts... OK 
* Copying default settings files...OK 
* Updating postfix configuration file... OK 
* Starting msh-ar-settings-service..... OK 
* Starting msh-ar-milter..... OK 
* Restarting Postfix... OK 
* Application successfully installed.

>> Using port 1098 and 1099. Make sure that firewall is not blocking it. 
>> Go to to see how to get started. 

Now application is installed in /opt/msh-autoresponder directory. Use Administrator Panel for configuration, to create and enable auto reply rules.

Built on Rules

Combine conditions and exceptions to define exactly when your MTA auto-reply software takes action.

To learn more visit MSH Postfix Autoresponder website.

Lukasz is a software developer and owner of MSH Software company which builds email processing tools for Microsoft Exchange, Zimbra Collaboration Suite and Postfix. He specializes in server, desktop and web applications written in Java, .NET and C++.