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

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How to create an Exim router to redirect email and then use alternate gateway

essentially we are migrating to Google Apps for Work away from cPanel (centOS5.11 Exim 4.86) I need to tell Exim: redirect a list of users to an alternate list of email address and then use an ...
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exim 4 : add header to ALL messages

I'm looking for a way to add headers to all outgoing emails in exim4 (debian 8 setup). I have tried differents things based on headers_add but i guess my main question is where to put this rule (the ...
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Self-signed certificate error with exim: CA is unknown

I added ssl support to my exim smtp server. Now I'm trying it with a Thunderbird client, first of all I imported my self signed certificate to thunderbird keystore and than I tried to connect. It ...
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Debian : configure an send-only smtp server (exim or postfix)

I’m configuring a debian server and I need a mail server for all notifications (fail2ban, logwatch, etc). I need those notification to be send to a specific email address. I have an smtp account with ...
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Why does my server hostname appear in Exim email headers sent from a different domain?

I've had several problems with SMTP emails from my server and domain sent using Exim being blocked by certain other domains, which may have been partly due to certain server settings tripping up ...
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configure exim smarthost on centos6.6 to use id and password for exchange

On centos 6.6 how do I reconfigure exim to send all email to a microsoft exchange. The exchange server is up and working and does not need anything else done to it. I need to have all email sent to ...
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Reject emails from specific address on exim

i have a spammer that is driving me crazy. What i want to do is reject his emails altogether so he receives an instant message saying "message rejected" or similar. Can exim do this? How? Note: This ...
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How to have exim on server with multiple domains send each mail from its own domain, not the server hostname?

Suppose I have a VPS with multiple dedicated IP addresses and multiple domains: domain-a.com is on 11.11.11.11, mx is mail.domain-a.com domain-b.com is on 22.22.22.22, mx is mail.domain-b.com domain-...
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Rate Limit for users in exim

I tried to put a limit of sending messages, based on users who are placed in a text file, using the following ACL: acl_check_limit: deny authenticated = * message = Lo sentimos, ha agotado el ...
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trying to locate process on server which is sending spam email [duplicate]

I have a CentOS server running Exim, with a standard LAMP stack installed. The problem is that there is a process that is sending out unsolicited emails, AND I do not know how to locate the process. ...
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extra delay in sending email using exim

We use exim to send emails with python smtplib from localhost. In some cases (here site:emeil.ir) sending process takes too long. What can be cause of this problem excluding DNS resolving problems? Is ...
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Error in parsing adding TLS support to Exim4 server

I want to add TLS to my Exim4 server. I followed this tutorial: http://mindref.blogspot.it/2011/03/exim4-ssl-tls.html When I try to connet with TLS on port 25 i log this error: TLS error on ...
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exim remote dovecot auth

I'm trying to setup dovecot authenticator in exim. I have followed this howto (http://wiki2.dovecot.org/HowTo/EximAndDovecotSASL) and it works perfect on local server. Now I need to use that method on ...
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503 AUTH command used when not advertised exim4 - Outlook

I do keep on getting this error: 503 AUTH command used when not advertised I have seen this question : exim configuration: 503 AUTH command used when not advertised The difference is that i do not ...
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Exim Route based on Email Header

I am currently crafting an Exim Router to manually route all emails to a user's Spam Box that have a certain header in it. The following condition works : condition = ${if match{$h_X-Spam-Status:}{\...
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Email bounce notification for an email account that doesn’t exist in exim mail server

Need help with Exim mail server setting. I want to set the exim mail server to trigger an email bounce notification for an email account that doesn’t exist. For example: abc@abc.com - should bounce ...
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Exim: match recipient address against certain regex and conditional email delivery

I need to allow my customers to use e-mails in format of 4ca2bc00-6789-4161-bae7-c11c5b91454e@example.com, where the username part is sort of UUID. Those emails should be delivered to certain (single) ...
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How to choose a smarthost based on From: address in exim4 on Debian

I want to route emails with the From: .*@host1.com through smtp.server1.com and emails with the From: .*@host2.com through smtp.server2.com. For the moment, I have smarthost configured with dpkg-...
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Exim server and blacklist for too much login attemps

This is the today exim reject log: 2016-01-07 13:48:44 login authenticator failed for (USER) [212.224.87.119]: 535 Incorrect authentication data (set_id=info@mydomain.com) 2016-01-07 15:32:09 login ...
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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 (srv1....
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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 H=outlook-...
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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. I'...
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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 e-...
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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: ...