Exim is a sendmail-compatible Mail Transfer Agent, licensed under the GPL, designed for Unix-like operating systems.

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Send an email from exim to another SMTP server strippping the local envelope

I manage a service that recently switched to AWS/EC2 but we have several IP addresses with great email reputation that we'd like to keep sending the email through. We've set up exim to be a satellite ...
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Sending mail from PHP gives Unrouteable address

I have a Debian server running PHP and Exim4 (among other things of course). The PHP application is sending 1000s of emails every day all of which work fine, however I now have a new customer and my ...
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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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“host lookup did not complete” error

I need to send mail from sub.domain.com but delivery to one address fails with an error "R=lookuphost defer (-1): host lookup did not complete". Additional information that might be relevant: My ...
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/etc/init.d/exim queue runner

I'm having trouble getting my exim daemon to run according to the init.d script settings. The main problem is with the QUEUE variable. I've set it 5m to have it spawn another queue runner as needed. ...
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Exim rewrites from to default user

I am running a Centos 6.4 server with Directadmin and Exim installed. We are using outgoing filtering together with Spamexperts.com. Somehow when I send email with PHP the envelop sender is being ...
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exim produces failed to read delivery status for user

OS: FreeBSD9 64 Bit MTA: Exim with SA-Exim, Auth-Radius, Content Scan options I use exim -v user with default install (without even tweaking anything) LOG: MAIN PANIC failed to read delivery ...
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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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Exim routing based on individual email addresses

I am trying to migrate individual users, one at a time, from an Exim based mail system to an Exchange 2010 system. I'm hoping to do this by leaving the Exim based system as the MX for the time being, ...
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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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fail2ban jail not firing

Used fail2ban in a few different methods, and have now tried to get it to block hack attempts via smtp for sending spam through server. Regex matches ok when testing: Failregex |- Regular ...
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Exim on Centos - Configuring gmail smtp

I want to set up Exim to send the mails through my gmail (actually my domains google apps). I have added the router, transport and authenticator. Specifically: gmail_route: driver = manualroute ...
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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 panic log: “Failed to get user name for uid 1001”

I have a router which delivers mail to certain domains into a MailDir for the domain, and uses a domain:user map to give file ownership to the right user. The problem is that since updating the uid ...
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exim4 is showing a TLS error on connection… (gnutls_handshake)

My exim server is showing the following error: TLS error on connection from xxxx.xxxx.xxxx. ([127.0.0.1]) [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] (gnutls_handshake): A TLS fatal alert has been received. I'm using the ...
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Constant brute force attack on specific email addresses

I have a bit of an issue, this has caught my attention yesterday. Someone or something, a botnet I presume, has been trying to gain access to specific e-mail addresses. The server software keeps ...
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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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Use different transport for domain forwarding in Exim4

I am attempting to configure exim4 under Debian 6 or 7 as follows: For mails being forwarded for a "virtual" domain, send directly via SMTP For all other mails, send via Amazon SES The first ...
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Exim4 copying authenticated outbound email to a specific address

I run an Exim 4 mail server for friends and clients. We've just given our 8 year old son an email capable device and he uses this server for outbound and inbound email. All outbound email is sent ...
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How to block rejected messages I did not send?

In exim mainlog I see a lot of rejected messages I did not actually sent (they were send from spammers). 2014-02-20 23:42:47 H=a94-132-158-40.cpe.xxxxxxx.pt (zonhub) [94.132.xxx.xxx] ...
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Blocking outgoing mails to some users in exim

I want to block some users to sending out mails to other domains in Exim4. I tried the following configuration but did not work. Changes done in exim.conf file: In the main configuration section, ...
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Server sending spam [duplicate]

There is a part of my exim_mainlog. As you can see and send emails every second. How can i stop it? I even suspend thenimb.com, it didn't help. I use exim. 014-02-20 18:20:48 1WGXIl-00010f-L6 ** ...
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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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how to log full output of exim pipe command

i need to debug a python script which is used in the exim transport pipe command. i already tried log_output but it logs only first line of the output returned by the python script which is a ...
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Exim4: How to add or rewrite Reply-to: header in outgoing messages?

How can I configure exim header rewriting to take care of forgotten Reply-To: headers in emails leaving our company? We want to have certain Reply-To: headers added to all official emails leaving ...
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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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Exim4 SMTP server allows unauthenticated users to send emails

I use Debian 7.x amd64 + Exim 4.82 on a dedicated server, I also have a working SMTP server on a shared hosting. I would like to setup an SMTP on my VPS that will have some special delivery ...
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Publishing long domain key records in bind9

I am setting up a mail system based on exim4. This system implements DKIM signing and checking (among other things). Signing seems to work without problems but checking doesn't work and exim4 ...
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How to remove all messages from exim mail queue from a certain user/email

I've spend the last hour trying to figure out how to delete all messages from a certain mail address from the exim mail queue, after the queue was full of spam emails.
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Who or what is sending spam from my server ( CentOS / Apache / suPHP )

My server is sending lots of spam and I searched for the problem for hours now. After googling I found a forum where they talked about this and mentioned to dig into the exim log, so I did and found ...
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Exim ACL to limit sender to send mail only to localdomain

I'm currently using exim, and i need to limit a mail address to send mails only to local domain and deny mail to outgoing domains. I think it could be like this : deny local_parts = ...
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Exim: How to turn off DKIM for forwarded mail?

I have DKIM configured in Exim for outgoing mail, as per the documentation. Exim signs all outgoing mail. But some of those outgoing messages are forwards, thanks to a user's .forward file. This is ...
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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 on Amazon AMI via yum

I'm having trouble figuring out yum, rpm, and exim4. All I want to do is yum install exim4 yum has been good to me in the past, smoothly fetching all packages and dependencies required to run the ...
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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 Dedupe email messages in exim mail server (Linux)

If a User is listed in multiple aliases or multiple mailing list or groups a message is sent to more than one of the aliases, mailing list or group the end User will receive multiple copies. How to ...
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Make Exim deliver local mail externally

We've got an unusual mail setup - Google Apps/Gmail in front, with Exim running on our webserver. Mail for any account that doesn't exist in Google Apps is forwarded to Exim. Both of these use the ...
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Remove local headers on debian wheezy for outgoing mail

I have clean installation of debian wheezy. I need to remove following headers: Received: from www-data by %SERVERNAME% with local (Exim 4.80) Related answers did not help, because i just can't ...
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pipe raw email message to python script

In exim4, I use following pipe to send a message to a python script, process it, and upload it to django: send_to_django_mailbox: driver = pipe command = /usr/local/bin/python ...
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Basic exim configuration - redirect all out-bound emails to local address

I have exim running on a development server. It's currently not able to deliver mail anywhere other than locally. This is fine though - I don't want to be able to accidentally spam our entire ...
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Sending email via php generates exim error after cPanel upgrade

I have a script that handles piped emails and sends out automatic responses. This script has been working fine for over a year, yet after my host upgraded to cPanel 11.38.2 my script fails to send ...
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Exim internal sending incorrect authentication

I have a problem with sending authenticated e-mails via SMTP on my hosting with CPanel using Exim. The problem occurs only when the script send (connection) is performed internally on the server. ...
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Exim Autoreply router doesn't work for aliases

I am using an autoreply router, based on a common recipe floating on the net: Router: uservacation: driver = redirect allow_filter domains = domain.com hide_child_in_errmsg debug_print = ...
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userID and hostname are included in the email header

Running Debian wheezy, I have exim4 configured to use smarthost smtp.gmail.com::587 My Google Apps email address and password are configured in /etc/exim4/passwd.client and mail is being sent OK... ...
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mailman mailing list deleting emails before delivered to list in WHM/CPanel

I have a server running WHM/CPanel. I have a mailing list set up and it has been working fine. Today, I went to send a mail to the list (I am included as a recipient) but the mail never came through. ...
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Sending email with exim and external sender address

I want to send emails with an rails webapp. I set up an exim server and when looking into the logs, the sending works, but the emails aren't sent really. I had the same problem with another ISP. The ...
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SMTP issue causing mail to not be forwarded?

When I send an email to something@mydomain.com, expecting it to be forwarded to myemail@gmail.com via the default address set up in cPanel, it just never arrives.. If I set up an email account in ...
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Bounce message from gsmtp - weird message path

please consider the following email headers from a message that was returned to the original sender. The multipart bounce message also contains the transcript (clear text + HTML) of the correspondence ...
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One server, one external IP, several virtual domains --> one PTR?

I've got some problem with ptr and domains. Here is situation: external ip: 123.123.123.132 domain1: example.com domain2: elpmaxe.net mailserver is on exim4. PTR 123.123.123.123 matches example.com ...
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sendmail restart fail [exim abandoned: unknown,malformed, or incomplete option -L]

When I restart Sendmail services, I see the following: [root@]# service sendmail restart Shutting down sm-client: [FAILED] Shutting down sendmail: ...