Multiple Mail Receivers for Multiple Discourse Instances

Dear Discourse devs, Discourse has enabled multiple domains and multiple discourse instances for many years but there is no way to direct incoming emails to multiple mail-receivers/domains in all of those years. Can we make this happen? Reply-by-email does not work without costly polling for multi-site discourse.

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Not following exactly, we do support multiple incoming mailboxes now.

@martin is there documentation somewhere we can link to?

We have this Set up Reply via Email Support ✉ and also SMTP support for group inboxes but I’m not sure if either of those solve the OP’s problem. I think OP is talking about accepting incoming emails via GitHub - discourse/mail-receiver and directing them to multiple sites? Maybe I am misreading though, can you provide more details of what you want to achieve @Walker_Blackwell ?


I guess they’re talking about discourse deployment as multisite and support for incoming emails per site.

E.g. & are hosted as a multisite and OP wants to receive incoming emails for both domains using mail-receiver container instead of relying on any external mailbox.


Exactly. The mail-receiver is only supportive of one domain/site however everything else is multi-domain/site.

It would be ideal to support multi-site multi-receiver.


sorry, got busy.

Yes, this is what I’d like. Using the email_receiver has a ton of advantages and keeps polling down etc.

The rest of the code is multi-site out of the box. It would be nice to see this be part of email receiver. I get it might be a weird bit of coding (port-wise) . . .