If you’re constantly logging into your server via SSH, I hope you’re logging in with RSA keys and SSH aliases to save your hands from unnecessary keystrokes. Follow these steps to learn to have SSH auto login for you.
Another great use for email piping is parsing bounce emails. This is very useful if you have a mailing list and need to remove any invalid or old email addresses. Sending emails to invalid addresses can land you on domain blacklists for possible spamming so it is definitely beneficial to trim any mailing lists you send out to.
Back to the world of email piping. In my third instalment we’re going to look at saving attachments in emails sent to the piping script. If you need to get caught up, read through my and .
Email piping is a really useful trick if you want to parse emails sent to you with PHP. I’ve used it a few times now for a support ticket system I built as well as to detect bounce emails from a mailing list and remove invalid emails from the list.