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Configuring dynamic e-mail aliases such as “user+keyword”

My Ubuntu server is using Exim4/Courier for emails and I'd like to know if it's possible to create dynamic email aliases for receiving emails like this: client+client1name@domain.com ...
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1answer
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Exim4 crypteq with MySQL lookup always fails

I got an Exim 4.80 server on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to switch from Dovecot Auth to MySQL. The passwords are stored as crypt (with sha256, beginning with $5$). The expansion looks like this: ...
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Cannot get exim4 & gmail working

I've been following various guides on how to send email from an ubuntu server via exim and my gmail account. I think that i've been around the block so many times on this that i've cocked it up ...
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1answer
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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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dovecot / exim setup to capture mail internally into mail boxes and allow me to browse through a mail client

I am attempting to duplicate a live oscommerce site onto a local virtual machine. I am running ubuntu 12.10 server (through virtualbox). Can someone point me towards any article, or provide me some ...
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spf record setup

Emails sent by mta from my server recognizes by spam filters as spam and there's message : Received-SPF: neutral ... Actually, I am not spammer :) So, I googled around these questions and found that ...
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1answer
137 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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3answers
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Exim4 with multiple websites

I'm on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I managed to install & configure Exim4 following this guide. I set my hostname to 'multiformeingegno.com' and my /etc/hosts looks like this: 127.0.0.1 ...
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Configure Exim to forward email

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 VPS set up to manage sub.example.com and I've configured Exim to send email using this tutorial from the Linode Library. That's working, but in addition to sending email I ...
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4answers
369 views

Confusion when configuring exim or postfix

I'm trying to configure an Ubuntu 11.04 box to send mail only, and not receive mail. I am fairly confused at this point. I know I need to install an MTA on the server like sendmail, postfix, or exim, ...
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652 views

Exim routing for virtual mailboxes in home directories

Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Exim version 4.71 Using Ubuntu split configuration. I'm trying to set up virtual domains with Exim but all of the howtos I've read have all the mailboxes in a shared location - I'd ...
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1answer
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Where can I find the output of exim's 'debug_print'?

I'm trying to debug an exim configuration issue (Ubuntu) and I see lots of lines in the config such as: remote_smtp: debug_print = "T: remote_smtp for $local_part@$domain" driver = smtp ...
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How to avoid outgoing emails to be flagged as spam by google? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best Practices for preventing you from looking like a spammer I use Exim4 as MTA on Ubuntu server. The problem is that all outgoing emails are being flagged as spam by ...
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Change Exim4 www-data user (Ubuntu)

How can I change Exim4's default user for sending mail? I hate the www-data thing. When I try sending mail to certain people I get this error (found in /var/log/exim4/mainlog): 2011-04-24 01:10:54 ...
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2answers
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Exim4 MySQL error

Arg, spend the whole day fixing Exim4, and now I get this strange error: 2011-04-23 20:31:12 failed to expand "${lookup mysql{SELECT DISTINCT transport FROM mail_transports WHERE transport = ...
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2answers
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Deleted files from /etc/exim4

I installed Exim4. But then I deleted it and purged it. Now a I want to reinstall it, but all config files are gone (in /etc/exim4). Can I recorver them?
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2answers
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Email: Remote host address is the local host

I try to send an e-mail to my Ubuntu server. After waiting a long wail, nothing happens. This is what I found in my log files: 2011-04-22 15:23:01 1QDGK5-0003BI-On remote host address is the local ...
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Exim4: Relay not permitted

I'm receiving error mails: couldn't reach your server; e-mail not sent. When I look at the Exim error logs, I see the host where I sent the mails from, followed by 'relay not permitted'. What can I do ...
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1answer
151 views

exim4 show delivered messages

is there a command within exim4 (4.70-4.71) package (ubuntu) to display the message-id (exim's message-id) of delivered messages? (shows as Completed in /var/log/exim4/mainlog) ? there is a exim4 ...
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2answers
460 views

Exim4, move all messages with X-Spam-Status set to “Yes” to .Junk folder in user's mail folder

How can I set up a site-wide rule to deliver all messages marked as Spam to the user's .Junk folder? And if the folder doesn't exist, create it. I know I can make a .forward file in the user's home ...
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1answer
314 views

Sign outgoing mails with DomainKey on exim4 and Ubuntu

I just installed Exim 4.73 on Ubuntu using apt-get. I was able to easily integrate DKIM signing because of it's integration with Exim. I'm having some trouble with DomainKeys support. Most of the ...
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ive got dkim=neutral (bad version) header.i with gmail and dkim=fail (unknown key type) with yahoo

I'm having external ip and ubuntu server with exim4.71 and bind9. I'm trying to set valid dkim entry to send mail for gmail Here are my configuration files: bind9: _domainkey.example.com. IN ...
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Send mail error Ubuntu VPS

I am experiencing an error when trying to send mail to certain hosts from my VPS. Here is an example: SMTP error from remote mail server after MAIL FROM:<someone@mysite.com.com> SIZE=1409: host ...
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1answer
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Raising Exim4 smtp_accept_max on Debian / Ubuntu

Debian/Ubuntu seem to have very complex Exim4 configuration files: Understanding exim configuration files What would be the recommendation if I want to raise the value of smtp_accept_max value? Is ...
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Stopping EXIM on Ubuntu

I have EXIM running on a server that I am trying to decommission (but I still have stuff I need to move off). $ sudo /etc/init.d/exim4 stop * Stopping MTA ...
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2answers
780 views

Using Exim and Google Apps email as smarthost

I have a server setup to use exim4 and google apps as my smarthost. But I get errors when the to address is not the one I use to authenticate to google and it seems to drop all return addresses that ...
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3answers
402 views

Can I get exim to reject some email addresses

I have exim set up to accept local address with a suffix of -. So if joe is a user then joe-anything is accepted. However there are some of these subaddresses I want to reject (they have become too ...
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1answer
2k views

Unable to remove postfix on Ubuntu: Could not perform immediate configuration on 'exim4'

I'm trying to remove postfix from my (recently upgraded to 10.10) Ubuntu server. I keep getting this error when I try to remove it (with apt-get remove postfix, or purge): Could not perform ...
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1answer
957 views

Exim4 SMTP Authentication to Courier

I've recently setup Exim4 on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with Courier. Everything is working fine for local mail deliver, the only missing piece is SMTP Authentication. I have an account setup on the ...
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1answer
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Dovecot lists no mail via telnet, even though there are mails available

So I am currently running dovecot as a mail delivery agent, and a little while ago it all strangely stopped working (I think this may have been about the time I ran out of space on my server - since ...
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1answer
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Configure Nagios for email alerts in a windows domain

I have a Lucid Ubuntu Server running in a EBS 2008 windows domain. This server is running Nagios and I would like it to send email notifications to the Exchange 2007 server. I have installed mailutils ...
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Understanding exim configuration files

So, I want to understand what's going on with this Exim configuration directory. In /etc/exim4, there's: * exim4.conf.template * update-exim4.conf.conf * conf.d The conf.d has a mess of ...
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Mail caching service?

Right, I'm not too sure if this is possible or even where to look for info, soooo... What I was hoping to do is setup a linux box with a user "foo" foo has an email account with gmail Is it possible ...
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Exim4: Configure catchall on multiple domains to forward mail to external addresses

UPDATE: Thanks for responses on this but I'm going to drop exim and try Postfix. My question is pretty similar to this one. I want to configure exim4 (on ubuntu 10.04) to forward/redirect all e-mail ...
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Configure Zabbix to send email notifications through Exim

I've been working through the installation and configuration of Zabbix over the past couple of days and I think I've finally got everything working... except the sending of notifications / alerts. ...
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1answer
765 views

Forward email from exim to another mail server on different port

Exim seems to be very flexible and configurable. What would be the best approach for me to forward an incoming email to exim to another mail server running on a different port like lamson? I am ...
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3answers
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Cannot send outgoing mail

Im running an Ubuntu 8 with exim4 as the MTA. I can receive email but cannot send using mail.mydomain.com. VPS.net has already setup the reverse dns 48 hours ago but to no effect. the logs says its ...
0
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1answer
539 views

Can I reset the exim4 configuration to its initial default?

I have an Ubuntu 8.04 web server on which I had an exim4 installation. I had e-mail set up with a smarthost, but I changed it to local mail only using dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config The problem is ...
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2answers
960 views

DynDNS and mail servers

I have set up an Ubuntu box with EXIM4 for handling my email, for now I only care about outgoing email. My router manages my DynDNS.com psuedo static-IP addressing. Port forwarding for port 25 is ...
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1answer
530 views

How do I target a different mail server depending on domain with exim?

I have an Ubuntu VPS/slice at Slicehost. Right now I use Exim (Exim4) as my mechanism to send email. I don't receive email on my slice; I only send email (for example, if someone leaves a comment on ...