Pipe e-mail to php script with vbs script

Posted on 2009-04-26
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm using the included code to pipe an e-mail to a php script on arrival. I don't know VB very well, so I was hoping someone could help me.

The line that says: Const g_sPipeAddress = "" tells the mail server what incoming e-mails to run the script included on the line above. For instance, if that line said Const g_sPipeAddress = "nathanael@domain.com", all emails to nathanael@domain.com would have the script run. If the line had no address specified, it runs for all incoming mail. What I need to do is have all emails sent to post***********@domain.com have the script run. Would anyone be able to modify this script to help me?

Do I need to use a regular expression? If so, can you point me in the right direction on writing one?

Thank you!

Const g_sPHPPath     = "C:\path\to\php.exe"
Const g_sScriptPath  = "C:\path\to\script.php"
Const g_sPipeAddress = ""
const g_sDQ          = """"
Sub OnDeliverMessage(oMessage)
   If g_sPipeAddress = "" Then
      bPipeMessage = True
      bPipeMessage = False
      Set obRecipients = oMessage.Recipients
      For i = 0 to obRecipients.Count - 1
         Set obRecipient = obRecipients.Item(i)
         If LCase(obRecipient.Address) = LCase(g_sPipeAddress) Then
            bPipeMessage = True
         End If
   End If
   If bPipeMessage Then
      sCommandLine = "cmd /c type " & g_sDQ & oMessage.Filename & g_sDQ & " | " & g_sDQ & g_sPHPPath & g_sDQ & " " & g_sDQ & g_sScriptPath & g_sDQ
      Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
      Call oShell.Run(sCommandLine, 0, TRUE)
   End If
End Sub

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Question by:bruhast
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David Lee earned 2000 total points
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Hi, bruhast.

I'm not sure I understand your question.  Are you asking how you can compare the domain portion of the incoming email address to g_sPipeAddress?  If so, then you can use the InStr function.  Something like the code in the snippet.  InStr test to see if the second string occurs anywhere in the first string.  If it does, then it returns True.
         If InStr(1,LCase(obRecipient.Address), LCase(g_sPipeAddress)) Then
            bPipeMessage = True
         End If

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