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Exim4 setup not working with piping

I'm trying to setup exim4 on the server, so that it can receive mail for a couple sub domains, and I want to pipe that to a PHP script. I want all incoming mail to be processed through my custom ...
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Access the failing addresses within bounce_message_file in exim

We are running exim version 4.72 I'm using bounce_message_file to customize our bounce messages, like desribed in the documentation Within this bounce message template I can access various variables ...
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Exim should save the id of a failed message to a database (or at least pipe it to a shell script)

The Setup We are running exim version 4.72 on Debian Squeeze 6 (Squeeze) (LTS). Exim is used for outgoing emails only - it does not handle emails from other servers/domains - it only handles ...
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Gmail is Unreachable from Google Compute Engine

I have been getting network is unreachable errors every time i try to use php to mail something out. alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [2a00:1450:4010:c03::1a] Network is unreachable ...
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exim4 - Received: from localhost ([127.0.0.1] helo=localhost.localdomain) - fix to domain name

I have debian and exim configured to send email from Ruby Project, when I send notification DKMI, SPF - passed OK, but in gmail letter tagged as SPAM. I think problem in this header Received: from ...
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exim4 redirect router, fallback if redirected delivery fails

I run an exim4 instance that is the primary MX for my domain and receives email from the public Internet. Mail for my users is forwarded on to other email addresses - I use the redirect router and ...
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Debian exim4 rate limits

I try to limit on exim4 the outgoing mails per day per domain, i found this: acl_check_ratelimit: accept authenticated = * endpass ratelimit = 40 / 1d / per_rcpt / ...
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Conditionally prepending a string to mail subject in Exim4

I have a custom solution for implementing mailing lists using only Exim4 and a SQL database. Basically, most of the hard work is done in a single router, which checks on various conditions, does ...
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exim4 not sending email as intended [closed]

I am setting up a server that needs to be able to send email from my email account that I have through my hosting provider "JustHost". I have been trying to get it to work with internet and smarthost ...
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111 views

Linux exim send-only mail server with NO domain

I'm not sure I understand the whole principle behind what is needed for a mail server so I need some clarification and have some questions. I am trying to setup a mail server on my personal server ...
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Exim - Force Messages to domain before retry time

We have exim running in queue-only fashion. The reason is that we are a bulk sender (a legitimate, double opt-in) and have experienced Yahoo and Hotmail throttling. The best practices state that once ...
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Reject emails with many To/Cc recipients with exim ACL

I'm having a problem with emails with many (>20) To or Cc recipients being sent trough my mailserver. Worse these are mailing-lists so reach hunderds of people. People then reply-all causing ...
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Exim retry is Message based instead of host based? why

from what I understand exim retries are supposed to be HOST based, NOT message based. This seems to make sense to me; if a host's server is overloaded or otherwise telling you to "delay sending ...
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how to configure Exim4 on Debian 7 so that email *from* foo.com VPS to anyone@foo.com goes to anyone@foo.com at bar.com?

So. There's two servers---foo.com which is a VPS, and bar.com which is a shared host running cPanel and has been configured to accept mail for foo.com. foo.com has a fresh install of Debian 7 and ...
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Setting up mail forwarding on Debian 7

Does any one know of any good guides/tutorials on setting up mail on Debian 7 so the system can send emails but doesn't accept mail locally? I've played with Postfix a little but I don't really know ...
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EXIM - Send local mail to Gateway First

My mail server is protected from spam by our Barracuda appliance. I'm trying to configure EXIM to forward ALL outbound messages to the Barracuda server first, including mail for local domains. Once ...
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Exim4 throws error: Unrouteable address

I have installed Exim4 on debian Release: 7.0 Codename: wheezy using steps in this manual: http://blog.edseek.com/~jasonb/articles/exim4_courier/exim4.html But during running of ...
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292 views

How to drop messages containing a specific text from exim4?

I am trying to filter messages received by exim4 on Debian by using a system_filter but for some reason exim4 keeps delivering them even if I know that the filter is loaded but the conditions are ...
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best practice to have sent mail folder on dovecot imap server

When I add a mail account to KMail (or most other MUA I suppose) the sent mail folder is on the local machine and I don't have my sent mails on other machines. I'd like to have a sent mail folder in ...
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How to deal with unroutable addresses on the secondary email server (mx) with exim?

I have configured two instances of exim4 on two different Ubuntu servers. They both accept e-mail for the same three domains. The primary one acts as the final destination whereas the secondary only ...
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any way in exim to automatically delete failed messages?

Is there any way to configure my exim to delete messages automatically that bounce or have errors instead of them getting frozen and accumulating in the queue? i am getting lots of massage in queue ...
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How to deal with Exim ***Frozen***?

When i checked mail queue, i have found lots-of Frozen mail entries in exim mail queue, will it effect my mail server to deliver mail? Is it possible mail delayed because of frozen ? Entries in queue ...
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Setup Exim on cPanel to only send FROM authorized addresses for php

I run a cPanel host for my web clients, It has exim set as it's mail server. I have many clients running CMS'(mostly old joomla 1.5 which is nolonger maintained for security) that keep getting hacked ...
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Deliver mail originating from machine/processes to outside machine

I'm running a Ubuntu 12.04lts server with denyhosts, logwatch, apticron etc daemons which send emails to a user on the machine when something happens. Since I don't use the root account; I aliassed ...
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Exim 4.69 denying outbound mail due to syntactically invalid EHLO (bizarre pseudo-MAC FQDN)

Since yesterday (new router, which I suspect is the root cause) a client's been having trouble sending email. Receiving is fine, just the outbound is constantly failing. Tailing Exim's mainlog, this ...
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Hiding/Editing e-mail headers

from 1.2.3.4-rDNS ([1.2.3.4]:57306 helo=[127.0.0.1]) by SERVERHOSTNAME with esmtpsa (TLSv1:DHE-RSA-CAMELLIA256-SHA:256) (Exim 4.80) (envelope-from <MYEMAIL>) id 1ZGFeS-0023uH-H1 for MYEMAIL; ...
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e-mail ratelimit exim

Server1 sending to Server2: Connecting to domain.com [1.1.1.1]:25 ... connected SMTP<< 451 Temporary local problem - please try later SMTP>> QUIT LOG: MAIN SMTP error from remote ...
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Is forwarding mail from my domain to my gmail account a bad idea? [closed]

I just configured my exim mail server to forward *@mydomain.com to my gmail account. But then I found some forums mentioning this is a bad idea. Google could eventually blacklist mydomain.com. ...
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234 views

EMail is not sending

I'm running exim with a CPanel setup. However, I am checking var/log/exim_rejectlog and am not seeing a single issue going to this hotmail account. its just not listed. but the email is not going in. ...
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Setting up existing exim emails on new server without domain

We've had a hard disk failure, and have a backup of emails. The MTA on the server was Exim. We need to setup the mails on another server to give the admin access to these emails on desktop client such ...
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Limiting CPU/IO usage for linux services

I've seen EXIM crash a system when it gets loaded by 10000s of e-mails from a user/script. I was wondering if there was a way to limit it's usage on a system and protect the system or service from ...
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Exim message rewriting on system alias router

What's the best method for rewriting the To: fields only when the system aliases router matches? Our mail is delivered correctly but the To: fields are misleading.
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134 views

New exim4 user for sending mails

Following problem: I've installed exim4 on my ubuntu server using this tutorial. So now I can send emails via terminal with: echo "This is a test." | mail -s Testing someone@somedomain.com And I ...
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1answer
909 views

Exim4: all relevant MX records point to non-existent hosts

I'm currently having an issue with exim4. Some mail isn't delivered. I found this in my rejected log. 2012-06-21 10:11:47 H=bart (bart.*.com) [192.168.171.145] F=<info@****.com> rejected RCPT ...
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451 Temporary local issue with sending out emails

2012-06-14 21:57:14 cwd=/etc/csf 4 args: /usr/sbin/sendmail -f alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com -t 2012-06-14 21:57:14 1SfEIE-0000wK-Kj <= alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com U=root P=local S=678 ...
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Mail not sending to main domain

server (main server hosts domain) server 2 (hosts other sites and all) mail sends to and from just fine. however, if i send to an e-mail on SERVER from SERVER2 using the main domain site on SERVER i ...
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Managing e-mail and spam?

Running a CPanel server and just wondering what would be the best way to monitor incoming and outgoing e-mail to check for spam and other related attacks. Currently, I am using exim
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Exim “temporarily rejected after DATA” in rejectlog

I have a strange phenomenon that I have the following message in my rejectlog: 2012-04-13 14:19:17 1SIfTB-0007y2-5S H=(mail.myhost.com) [0.0.0.0] F=<from@myhost.com> temporarily rejected after ...
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1answer
878 views

exim4 redirect mail sent to *@domain1.example.com to *@domain2.example.com

Current situation: We have a VPS that hosts a website example.org. Exim is configured to work as a smarthost. All emails sent through exim are successfully relayed to another mail server (that is ...
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Exim4 Pause Outgoing IP

I'm wondering how you would go about pausing an ip address to a remote domain based on a string received. I received an error code from yahoo and my IP was blocked for a long time. I was told it was ...
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Email server port options

I have a web server that also is my mail server - running dovecot and exim4. I currently have 5 open ports that have to do with serving mail, it seems very excessive to me. Its a dedicated box, I ...
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In exim's queue, how can I see when each message will be retried?

I don't want to force a retry just yet, I want to see when I should check the queue again. (Without having to mentally evaluate the retry configuration.) mailq only shows how long each message has ...
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751 views

Pipe all incoming mail to a command (exim4)

How can I setup Exim to pipe all incoming mail to a command (PHP)? and never reject an email? I'm using Debain squeeze, and Exim4
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Exim mail server slow on sending through SMTP

It takes about 30 seconds for the server to send me the banner, but initial connection is done instantly only happens when I am at the office, from home it works fine at the office I have a rRns ...
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Exim mail server: When I send test mail to my Gmail, how can I hide my hostname after “via”?

I just set up Exim for sending email from a website using this guide: http://library.linode.com/email/exim/send-only-mta-ubuntu-10.04-lucid All done with no problem. When I open a test mail I sent ...
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How to force emails through reseller dedicated IP using WHM/cPanel

I followed this tutorial: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/EximDifferentIps To specify "which IP addresses specific domains on your server should send mail with Exim". ...
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~/Maildir vs /var/mail for e-mail storage

I run a mail server with Exim4 and Dovecot. Currently mail goes to ~/Maildir. However, I am wondering what the relative advantages and disadvantages of storing mail in /var/mail/$user/ is. Is one ...
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Filtering Mail Into Folders

I run a mail server using Dovecot and Exim. Currently mail filtering is done on a per user basis using a .forward file in ~/ containing entires along the lines of: if $h_to: CONTAINS "bugtraq" then ...
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Ubuntu incoming mail server

I am trying to set up and configure a mail server in which I can receive email however I am not having any luck with Postfix or Exim4. I currently have Exim4 configured and it sends mail fine, however ...
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Migrating from VExim to Postfix

I've got a Exim mailserver working, installed and administered with VExim. We want to move to a new machine with more power, and use Postfix instead of Exim. Is there any way to migrate the user ...