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Emails sent from exim4 to gmail appear as read [closed]

Have an exim4 smtp server setup on debian jessie. When emails are sent to gmail domains, for some reason they do not appear as unread in gmail. It puzzling as this will only happen for some accounts, ...
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Exim configuration for preventing emailing from non-local domains [on hold]

CentOS 6 with cPanel/WHM. Hackers kept getting into our cPanel mail accounts somehow and sending spam from our servers. They either spoofed the FROM address, or just used "reply to" to have their ...
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Exim4 ACL - Cannot set a global ratelimit

This is the first time I post on this forum, but since I have found a few leads on my problem I am hoping that I will find a solution. I think what I want to do is very simple. I have a web server ...
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Why does mail always come from @localhost on my ubuntu server from exim4? [on hold]

I have an up-to-date Ubuntu Server (14.04.01) and want to be able to send out status e-mails. I've also got 2 other computers running Debian Sid. I have exim4 installed on all 3. I've gone through ...
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Lot spam from unknown source

Here is the email header and info that I got from aol abuse. This type of emails are being generated from my server randomly at a very low rate and IP is blacklisted very freuqently. After 2 weeks of ...
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Exim need to send mail off server

Never needed to set up a mail server before. I've got exim up and running perfectly fine. When I send an email using command line to my.email@gmail.com it works wonderfully, arrives from ...
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Directadmin default php mail from (exim)

We use a server under NAT and it hosts a domain with unvalid tld as "MI" and when we try to send a mail with phpmail at most cases we got this error in /var/log/exim/mainlog 2014-11-02 04:00:06 ...
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exim: user with several email addresses (as with “virtual” file in postfix)

In postfix, there is the "virtual" file which contains a simple list of email-addresses and the users they belong to: myname@mydomain.com user my.name@mydomain.com ...
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How to set UTF-8 charset in exim4?

Using Ubuntu server 14.04 how to set UTF-8 CHARSET? It's using now ANSI by default so i can't see cyrillic letters. I am using non-split config mode, so i have 2 files in /etc/exim4: ...
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How to make exim4 on Debian safe?

I am running exim4 on a vanilla Debian Stable system. The machine has proper DNS A and MX records. I want to use it as a mail server. SMTP with TLS already works fine for authenticated users. ...
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starttls fails after IP address change

I have changed the IP address of our exim mail server (the virtual machine has been copied to a different host, also the network configuration is using NAT). Now it no longer accepts STARTTLS ...
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Default exim not using the from address being passed to it

After replacing postfix with exim (defaults) now the from address on mail sent by an application (sympa) is being changed xyz@goodstuff.whatever to xyz@hostname Why? no rewrite rules seem to be ...
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exim route file condition

Using exim4 I have set up a route to use an external SMTP server. I am using cPanel which keeps a list of domains set up locally on the server in the file: /etc/localdomains . As a result I have set ...
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Exim installed, can send mail but not receive any

I am trying to set up the mail service on my server. I installed exim4 and configured it. I can send emails to any email address, send one from a user to another but not receive any. When I try to ...
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check redirect emails with spamassassin exim

I need that when a mail is carried foward, This mail is checked by the spamassasin before leaving my server. My file config is: perl_at_start = true acl_smtp_rcpt = check_rcpt acl_smtp_data = ...
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Tracing down spam

How can I find the source of out going spam on a linux server? tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28750] 1Xhl4A-0007Te-9C Completed QT=7s 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28746] SMTP ...
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Make exim4 only send mail, do not make it receieve mail

We send email locally using exim4, but we use Google Apps to receive our email. Unfortunately, exim4 is not sending mail addressed for our domain (internal notifications) to the Google Apps mail ...
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does email pipe to program cause problems with unicode characters?

I'm piping incoming mail into a PHP script, immediately storing the RAW email in a MySQL db. It works very well, except ~0.7% of emails arrive with a truncated message body. I found someone whose ...
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Rate limit exim per user basis

How can I implement "rate limit" in Exim so that every user in my exim can send specific number of emails per day. List A of Users can send 100 emails per day and the list B of users can send 500 ...
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Restricting exim users to access emails from specific IPs

I have Cpanel on a centos server having Exim as an MTA. The issue I am facing is that I have more that 100 users and their passwords are leaked most of time and then someone from our external network ...
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Exim 4 route all but one user to alternate smtp

We are migrating our mail server away from EXIM and are struggling with emails generated on the host server such as webforms and system messages, as they are not being delivered to the new host. I'm ...
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Exim - block incoming mail from blacklisted IPS only

I would like to check for blacklists only for incoming e-mail. I have users who usually get dynamic IP's which are blacklisted so they are not able to send the e-mail if I turn the blacklist option ...
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Exim rejected RCPT

Recently I changed the router on the network, opened all the ports up and got it working Not long after making this change mail on the server stopped working. The mail log is returning this message: ...
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linux MTA email forwarding with DB Lookup

I need to setup a service that will receive an email such a $uniqueID@domain.com lookup that uniqueID in a MySQL database for an email address then forward the incoming email to the email address ...
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Can I clear exim spool on CentOS 5.5?

My disk space is filling up with exim files, from about 90 GB, in the /var/exim/spool folder. Can I just delete these folders or will client mails be deleted? It should not be, since they have their ...
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SpamAssassin filtering by Exim 4 with virtual user preferences

I would like to configure spam filtering with exim's built-in spam filter support in acl_check_data config section. The piping, exim header modification (to store result) works well. As well as ...
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How to findout where spam is coming from with EXIM?

I've tracked down the user which was sending out spam but I am wondering how can I determine where the script is that is doing it? I ran a scan looking for the mail() function but found nothing. ...
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Exim mailing list with remote recipients

Premises (fictional names) eleifend is an external domain, of which the MTA is out of my control; eleifend has SPF setup correctly so lorem servers cannot send email as @eleifend; aliquam is another ...
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Exim says “The request is invalid” during gnutls_handshake

I have Debian wheezy and setup Exim to listen to port 587, where users can authenticate using TLS. I'm testing it with Thunderbird 31.1.2. When I try to send a message, Thunderbird displays this: ...
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How to get exim4's smtp and pop3/imap server name and settings?

I'm missing exim4 configuration file in /etc/exim/exim4.conf. dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config runs OK and sending/receiving emails is also OK. I just don't know where is the configuration saved. The ...
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Server hacked and used for sending spam [duplicate]

Hi I have CentOS server which running mail server. Last 2 days server started to send spam. After doing some research I couldn't solve the issue. Here is portion of statistics from Exim and the ...
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E-mail always send to spam folder [duplicate]

I have an VPS that has a pre-installed DirectAdmin and exim mailservice. But i've got a complainment from my client. When he tries and send an e-mail from his account to someone it gets flagged as ...
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no STARTTLS in inbound email to exim [closed]

I have a CentOS VPS and I'm using Exim 4.7.2 For some days I have an issue in Thunderbird and in other client because seems STARTTLS not work in incoming email only outgoing e-mail. How can I fix ...
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Virtual Interface IP on cpanel not working

I am new cpanel and whm world !! I have a physical server in my office ,configured with WHM . Setup : Mail server Server is inside LAN,Total 13 IPs configured eth5 192.168.100.254 #Main IP ...
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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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command to track the highest number of smtp login in mailexim

Can any one help me to write a command for tracking the highest number of login in exim ? Additionally How can I get the top authenticated smtp login in mail exim ?
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Exim won't start - Error loading lookup module mysql.so

I had to change the root password for MySQL on a server. Exim also uses MySQL for users etc. I didn't think Exim/Dovecot used that password, but now things are not working well and I'm pretty sure ...
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Exim says DNS lookup succeded, but also says “host lookup did not complete”

I'm trying to send automatic notification emails to users of my website. Those emails are sent to the users by a custom daemon that sends them via exim 4. Exim's role in this is simply to relay the ...
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Postfix Sender Verification 550

I have Postfix and Dovecot installed on a VPS, and configured to forward mail on to a Gmail address, and accept smtp requests from gmail so that it can send on that domains behalf. TLS and ...
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How to use Exim/Sendmail to stop sending email and log it that arrived via a certain SMTP server?

I have multiple accounts on this cpanel box. if someone sends an email to one of the specific cpanel accounts, e.g. smtp.some-cpanel-account.com, then it must rather be blocked and logged to file. Is ...
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Exim - Discard messages after last retry expired

I'm running exim 4.80 on a debian wheezy server. I'd like exim to retry failed messages periodically and discard them after 3 days, if still not delivered successfully. So I configured the retry rules ...
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Drop outgoing mail to previously unavailable mailboxes in exim using mysql database

we have a larger community portal which became bigger and bigger over the years but also has some dead accounts. Recently the ip of the server was blacklisted because many mail adresses of the users ...
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How to check MX record when delivering to virtual domains?

I run an Exim mail server with multiple virtual domains (a setup similar to this). The server is the smarthost for some other servers. Suppose I have a virtual domain example.com which has a ...
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Exim4: Deny outgoing emails with specific destination domains to being sent to the smarthost

I try to deny outgoing emails with specific destination domains to being sent to the smarthost but unsuccessfully. I'm on a debian "squeeze" configured to use a smarthost. vi ...
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defer (111): Connection refused when trying to send mail

I am getting desperate for answers. The problem is simple, some email messages are getting stuck in our queue and hitting their retry limits, which ultimately end up in a never end deliverable bounce ...
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debian, exim4, dovecot can't authenticate users on server

I've been configuring my new server for mail. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but I can't get any users to log in (with or without using SSL) So I can telnet to the server from the local host ...
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Fixing return path not verified issue on Amazon SES

I am using amazon SES along with exim on my cpanel server for sending emails. Now I came across a strange problem. I created some email forwarders in my cpanel. SES is not forwarding mails to those. ...
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How to forward specific local addresses using .forward file

I have an account that recieves email using multiple addresses. I want to redirect some addresses to a different mailbox using the .forward file in my home directory, based on the local part. So say I ...
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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On debian, how to set up a MTA like exim that allows per user smarthost configuration?

I have a problem setting up something that I think would be cool. I have a server (Debian Wheezy) and I would like to let my users send email from their smarthosts. From what I have read, exim allow ...