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postrotate script is not receiving rotated file name

I'm trying to do some processing on an exim log, but my script is not receiving the rotated log file name as a parameter - rather, it's getting the original log file name (which no longer exists) ...
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SpamAssasin FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error

Why I got FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error from SpamAssasin? This message was send from an authenticated client (host02-4-dynamic.17-80-r.retail.telecomitalia.it) to a Exim4 server ...
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Exim TLS Error when trying to send mail

I have exim installed on my server and I would like to send mails for a website hosted with apache with php's mail() function. When I try to send an e-mail, I have no error, but the e-mail never ...
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client sends password instead of userid when authenticating to Exim

I have an unusual problem and am not sure how to debug it. I am running exim4 on debian with client authentication set to plain over TLS. This is a family/business server I have a few friends who ...
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After configuring exim and dovecot am getting below error while restarting exim in centos [closed]

iam new to this configuration,please help me.. Exim configuration error in line 63 of /etc/exim/exim.conf: main option "dovecot_login" unknown
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Exim4 configuration expand the $message_headers variable to extract the message subject

I have to send to an external program every subject of messages recevided from Exim server. This is my acl_smtp_data config: warn condition = ${lookup mysql{ INSERT INTO maillog ( subject ) VALUES ( ...
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IP used in the HELO request [closed]

I'm currently working on setting up my new VPS in a way so my emails dont get into the spam folders (ie Gmail, Hotmail etc). For all this to happen, all the DNS/SMTP configurations need to be setup ...
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How to configure exim4 for both incoming SMTP for local delivery and relay for authenticated user

I want to use my exim4 mail server as local delivery for anonymous sender for my localdomains, and relay to everyone only for authenticated users. Is it possible?
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spamassassin tries to use /nonexistent even though its user has a valid home directory

I have a spamassassin daemon used by exim on a FreeBSD 9.3 System that tries to use /nonexistent for its temp files and bayes-filter storage. Passing the username or a home directory via the daemons ...
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Configure Exim to relay emails using Office 365

I have configured exim using this article: EXIM: Relay to Office 365 I'm getting this error: Received TLS cert status response, itself unverifiable fixed_login authenticator failed ...
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Outgoing mail fails to be received by Gmail. Rejected because PTR record does not mach forward lookup

My mail server has been sending mail with no rejections from gmail until recently. No changes have been made that I am aware of. Recently my outgoing messages are failing with an error about a ...
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How do IPs end up on the spam blacklists

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this kind of question but here goes. I have 3 IPs on my server, which I'm running for shared hosting. The main shared IP gets blacklisted sometimes, ...
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Should we rename the host name part of the email files when migrating to another email server?

The original email file name pattern looks like this: 1447902202.31829.old-domain.com,S=15459960_2,S If we are going to migrate to another email server, should we rename the host name part of the ...
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DKIM verification in exim4

I'm confused about the acl_smtp_dkim. In my main config I have # DKIM verification on rcpt. acl_smtp_dkim = acl_check_dkim domainlist require_dkim_signed_mail_domains = gmail.com:paypal.com ...
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No control panel equivalent of exim /etc/mailips file for configuring IPs for each domain's outgoing mail?

I have a problem with outgoing SMTP mail being sent with the wrong IP address. I use exim for outgoing mail. I found a guide "How to manually configure Exim's outgoing IP addresses", which suggests ...
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GMail moves Exim4 emails into Spam

I am trying to setup email transfer to GMail. This bash command in OS Debian: echo "aaa" | mailx -r "xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx" -s"sdf" xxxxx.xxxxxxx@gmail.com But all of my messages GMail moves into Spam. ...
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Unable to use Exim with Exchange/Office 365 - Smart Host

I have been struggling with getting Exim and Office 365 to play nice together and am hoping for some insight. Here's my setup: All mail for domain.com gets sent to my Office 365 Exchange server, it ...
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Host for Dedicated Box blocks Port 25, can I still email directly off the server using Port 26?

I have a server that I want to send email off of directly. Host is blocking Port 25. They have told me to go to WHM -> Service manager -> exim on another port (Set to 26) Is this actually a solution? ...
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How can I find out which script/program/user invokes exim (and is sending spam)?

The problem A client of mine asked me to take a look at his shared-hosting webserver for the following problem, but I'm stuck at finding out what's wrong. His server is being blacklisted by a lot of ...
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EXIM - send message copy with big spam_score

I'm trying to setup mail relay. I want to send message copy with spam_score greater than SPAM_SCORE_THRESHOLD. But the rule is not working, and it send copies even with spam_score lower than ...
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Mail server and custom incoming logger/filter/agent

I have to write an application and link it to a new postfix or exim4 mail server, this application must fully read and process all incoming messages. As optional requirement it may filter some ...
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exim4 keeps retrying message that fails after “closed connection in response to sending data block”

Let me start by saying that I'm not an IT guy, but I've been pressed into it in my office. Someone at my office sent an 86MB e-mail attachment to someone at aol.com, and aol.com is rejecting the ...
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exim: different password for remote smtp relay smarthost

Currently I have my exim configuration set to send all e-mails using an external SMTP server. All users authenticate with my exim server with a local password and then the messages sent is relayed ...
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Exim4 should not send email to self domain

My domain, say, example.com, is registered at GoDaddy along with its MX record. The hosting for example.com is on VPS managed by another hoster. example.com runs a web server which has a contact form. ...
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Exim4: Catchall outgoing mail, allow only a few domains to pass through on a dev server

Im administering a bunch of development and staging debian (v.6-8) servers. The current exim4 setup looks like this: There are no incoming mails on the servers (no wan connection) Outgoing mails are ...
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How to increase exim default message body size?

i have following router and i want to increase default exim message_body size, now i have read that if we use this variable message_body_visible we can increase the default body size. This is my ...
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Exim: file lookup condition

I am have a transport setup in Exim and I which to add a special header for certain users - and for the rest a different header value. I have attempted create the correct syntax for adding this header ...
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Smarthost percentage of mail on Exim4

I'm transitioning mailing of a sizeable number of mails (maybe 1m/day) to another host. I want to warm up the new host gradually over a month rather than suddenly start sending through it and appear ...
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Google rewriting Exim Mail as 'root@empty'

I have a Debian Jessie server running Exim 4, with GMail setup as the Smarthost. If I try to send mail with an external address (i.e. CanadianLuke@example.com), it works fine. If I send mail to root ...
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How can I use Exim4 to forward email for root to another email address?

I am trying to forward system email (from apt, cron, etc.) addressed to "root" to my personal email address using a smarthost. I am using Debian 9. First, I ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config. ...
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Exim doesn't work with dovecots LMTP router and virtual users

I'm trying to run a simple mail setup with dovecot and exim on a vanilla installation of Debian jessie. I followed the instructions in the dovecot wiki and configured my router accordingly: ...
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Email from specific IP is not being received on server. Possibly malicious admin

A few days ago I requested SSH access to our old server where we currently host our email. We are in the process of moving over to a new host. Ever since requesting the access from the admin, emails ...
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Exim error SMTP call from [X.X.X.X]:50135 dropped: too many syntax or protocol error

My clients server access keeps getting blocked by CSF. The Exim log produces: no host name found for IP address X.X.X.X Exim error SMTP call from [X.X.X.X]:50135 dropped: too many syntax or ...
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when does Exim4 set $sender_address_data?

In the Exim documentation for the use of sender=verify in an acl, the variable $sender_address_data is supposed to be set in an acl after a verify=sender option used in the RCPT acl: "If there is data ...
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exim: verifying aliases against authenticated user?

Is it possible to verify the sender alias against the authenticated user, WITHOUT rewriting the From field? For example, given a (much simplified) alias file like: a1@example.com: ...
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Email connection timeouts and Barracuda

I am running into an issue with Barracuda's new cloud-based Email Security Service (ESS) that several partner companies have switched to recently. We are unable to email any domain behind the ESS ...
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SMTP connection from closed by QUIT

2015-10-21 08:54:02 H=zeus.email-sent.net [66.241.99.248]:2594 Warning: Sender rate 1.0 / 1h 2015-10-21 08:54:02 H=zeus.email-sent.net [66.241.99.248]:26166 Warning: Sender rate 2.0 / 1h 2015-10-21 ...
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Exim - possible to configure to retry emails that fail with 550 error?

We get an issue where messages intermittently fail with a "550 Unauthenticated senders not allowed". We're working on getting to the bottom of that, but in the meantime, I want to configure exim such ...
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remove emails in queue (only from specific sender)

There's almost 50k mails in my queue when i type "exim -bpc". I need to clean the mess ASAP before i get blacklisted by gmail, as these mails are being forwarded to my personnal gmail account. How ...
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exim4 configuration with SRS daemon

I'm struggeling setting up exim 4 with an external SRS daemon (Debian package srs). The srsd is running and converting addresses back and forward just fine. I can't use exim's built-in srs code, since ...
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How to find source of spamming knowing the spam mail header? [duplicate]

Context: I have a Dedicated Server hosted on Digital Ocean, called as "Droplet" and then, on it i have installed CentOS 6, and my mailing server is using EXIM. Problem: I am having spam issues on ...
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Forcing authenticated smtp e-mails with whitelist

I need an exim setting which could allow only authenticated smtp emails, except when the e-mail comes from root@servername, for example. That's what I have today: acl_not_smtp ...
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How to change the name of root when sending mail

I would like mail sent from root to be sent as HOSTNAME <noreply@example.com>. On my outgoing-only servers that run exim4, I simply modify the file /etc/passwd and change the name of root to ...
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EXIM: Relay to Office 365

I'm trying to configure exim to relay mails via an Office 365 account. I can find quite a few examples of doing this via postfix but almost none on exim. Is this at all possible? The idea is to have ...
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Exim not always sending AUTH LOGIN username/password

We are sending mail using exim (configured through WHM). With the same exact configuration, seemingly most of the time exim sends the correct AUTH LOGIN username and password, however sometimes it is ...
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Setting SMTP responses for bouncing mail

Goodday, For a mailserver i have to read all bouncing mails that my mailserver sends. When a bounce occurs i recieve a response with sometimes a SMTP error response like 550 mailbox not found. This ...
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Mail server change IP (Exim4,Dovecot)

We have a WEB-server running around 12 ecommerce instances and having 4 IPS. 1 active, 3 just in case... One of our websites has been hacked recently and it was used for sending spam, what resulted ...
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send mail as hostname@example.com instead of root@example.com

I'm trying to have emails sent as hostname@example.com. Hostname being the name of the machine. This way I know which machines are sending me alerts. Running postfix on Debian 8. I created a generic ...
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Spam is sent from my IP address [duplicate]

I have a server on Ubuntu, with Exim running on it. My VPS company reported to me that spam is being sent from my IP. When I check the exim mainlog I see this error, how can this email access and send ...
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Postfix equivalent of Exim :fail: for virtual aliases

I'm in the process of migrating an existing mail setup from Exim to Postfix, which involves multiple virtual domains (i.e. they're not tied to the machine name or local system accounts). I've come ...