I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g.,
When faced with the choice between :
- Forwarding from each leaf account to the central account
- Checking mail for all leaf accounts from the central account
I took the first option, because it seems instantaneous (while checking happens roughly every our).
I am trying to forward to a different Gmail alias for each leaf account.
Example: the first leaf account (
email@example.com) would forward to
I then use this forwarded to address as a criterion to create a filter for all mails forwarded from
I did a few tests, and it appears that the
Delivered-To: field in the forwarded e-mail sometimes refers to the aliased address (
firstname.lastname@example.org), sometimes it does not (
Several tests were made, with different
From: addresses, and with empty and non-empty mails, and I was not able to find the rule behind that. I am wondering if it is an inconsistency in Gmail's forwarding, or some deterministic rule?