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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 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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spamassassin does not honour local.cf

I updated my /etc/spamassassin/local.cf spamassassin file to update some score rules. However, even after restarting spamassassin (via service), the new score are not shown in spam emails. In fact, ...
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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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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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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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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 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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EXIM - 550 Cannot receive from specified address - Sendgrid

We're having some intermediate issues with exim where some emails go through and then others get the 550 Cannot receive from specified address Error. This is the guide we used to setup EXIM: ...
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can not sending mail with exim4 in debian

I have installed exim4 using aptitude install exim4 and configured it with dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config this is my /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf file: dc_eximconfig_configtype='internet' ...
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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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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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Exim configuration - listening on 25 for localhost only

I want to use Exim4 as an MTA for my server, but basically only to send emails. For security issues, I would like to restrict incoming connections to localhost only (I think). So there is this option ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find out where mystery SPAM scripts are coming from?

I am the datacenter manager at a small ISP and we have been having an issue with mystery scripts sending out SPAM on our server. These PHP scripts will appear mysteriously in /tmp as well as sometimes ...
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Exim appending hostname to fully qualified sender address

I'm having a problem at the moment on a corporate e-mail server whereby Exim is appending its server hostname onto the end of the sender's e-mail address, despite that e-mail address already being ...
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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 ...
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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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Exim after Thunderbird update: “Could not negotiate a supported cipher suite” [closed]

Recently, after I installed updates on my Kubuntu 14.04. system and a new version of thunderbird was installed, I could not send emails any more. It prompts: Sending of message failed. The message ...
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Exim4 require TLS for all hosts but localhost

As my webmailer does not support STARTTLS and I want to enable relaying for everyone at localhost, I would like to have Exim advertise AUTH PLAIN and LOGIN only without TLS if the connection was ...
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can I make Exim deliver some domain mail to lan ip address instead of MX?

I have two servers, one for web and the other for mail, behind same public IP address. Mails sent from the webserver to domains hosted in mailserver leave this log and don't reach mailserver: ...
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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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Wildcard forwarders for vdom aliases (virtual domains) with exim

Is it possible to use a wildcard for the recipient in a virtual domain forwarder file with exim? I have setup the config as found here: ...
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exim4 - Why is rate limiting outbound mail to a smarthost only working with acl_not_smtp?

In an effort to rate limit outgoing emails per recipient (all emails are sent by the same user), I've been doing some testing in a very simple environment: ...
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Remove X-SA-Exim Headers from out going emails

I am using EXIM4 on Ubuntu 12.04 with Spamassassin for sending emails. Any emails will be relayed through Amazon SES service. But I want to hide the bellow headers in outgoing emails. ...
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How to put newline (\n) in the text of an autoreply in exim?

I have setup exim to get autoreply text from an sqlite database. It is sending the autoreply just fine with the exception that I can't get new lines in the autoreply. This is the line in the ...
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Configuring Exim on CentOS with 1 Dedicated + 1 Server IP

I have a VPS running CentOS. This server has a hostname of server.domain.com and an IP of 1.1.1.1. I have a dedicated IP address on the server of 2.2.2.2 which runs a domain second.com. Second.com, ...
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exim4 reveals a mail alias when remote server rejects spam

I'm running exim4 (4.76) on Ubuntu 12.0.4.4. exim4 is set up to handle mail for mydomain.com. I have aliases set up that forward a@mydomain.com to b@gmail.com. I have SpamAssassin set up to work in ...
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monitoring mailscanner queue with zabbix

Anoyne knows how to setup zabbix monitoring for mailscanner queue ? We managed to setup monitoring for exim queue, but we noticed that mailscanner also fills its queue sometimes and we would like ...
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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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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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permissions error: dovecot log

I'm trying to install exim + dovecot on my centOS server. And when i tried to run( as root ) it, I am getting the below message: Starting Dovecot Imap: Error: Can't write to log directory ...
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How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) [closed]

Question Exim4 - DEBIAN : How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) ? Thanks a lot.
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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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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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How can I reduce the damage of stolen mail accounts?

Currently I’m offering some webhosting to a few advertising agencies for their premium customers. But currently I have a great problem with the E-Mail Service. In the last week, the E-Mail Accounts of ...
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Exim acl_check_mime and zip file extension

Damn spammers. We implemented this a few weeks ago to great effect: deny message = Blacklisted file extension detected condition = ${if match \ {${lc:$mime_filename}} \ ...
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Exim4 envelope-from using PHP mail()

I've set up an exim4 server for sending email only on Debian Sid. If I just send an email it works fine and the email is delivered in my inbox. However, if I send an email using WordPress it is ...
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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 ...