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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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Figure out clients that have the wrong mail server

My company is currently in the process of migrating our mail servers from one machine to another. Now most of the clients are currently using the following POP server : mail.username.zyx Wich will ...
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Multiple email addresses for same user

I have a Linux (Debian) OS running Exim4. I own two domain names that both use the same email server and the addresses are: me@domain1.com me@domain2.com Exim always delivers mail to ...
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how to configure Exim4 on Debian 7 so that email *from* foo.com VPS to anyone@foo.com goes to anyone@foo.com at bar.com?

So. There's two servers---foo.com which is a VPS, and bar.com which is a shared host running cPanel and has been configured to accept mail for foo.com. foo.com has a fresh install of Debian 7 and ...
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Can I configure exim to deliver new mail to Maildir cur/ instead of new/?

I would like to set up an Exim4 delivery driver or perhaps a .forward/filter file that delivers certain mail straight to a MailDir's "cur" dir, instead of the "new" directory. Is this possible? ...
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Setting up mail forwarding on Debian 7

Does any one know of any good guides/tutorials on setting up mail on Debian 7 so the system can send emails but doesn't accept mail locally? I've played with Postfix a little but I don't really know ...
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Exim: Change sender address when sending mails out of local network

We have a working exim setup at a site, where users can send and receive mails. We are trying to setup a server to send some warnings and errors using email to an address that is outside the local ...
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Global Email Forwarding with EXIM?

Been trying to find a solution to this for a while without success so here i go : I was given the task to build a High-Availability Load-Balanced Network Cluster for our 2 linux servers. I did some ...
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Exim + Spamassassin, automatically throttle spammy IP addresses

I am watching my email gateway blackhole spam messages using spamassassin - anything over a specific score. Right now, it is dropping around 3 per second. This is great, but I would prefer the spam ...
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Exim forwards not going out through TLS

I'm trying to get Exim to use STARTTLS to send emails that are just FORWARDS. I have a server accepting email at example-accepting.com for users. So I want user@example-accepting.com to forward all ...
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Exim: refused connection from localhost [127.0.0.1] (tcp wrappers)

I did a reboot for my system and exim stopped working. I'm not sure what went wrong... tail /var/log/exim/main.log 2013-10-13 03:52:01 refused connection from localhost [127.0.0.1] (tcp wrappers) ...
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Cant open a port on my linux server [closed]

Here is the thing, my server fails to connect to gmail SMTP with timeout error. I think the 465 port is closed on my server so I did couple of thing, now my csf.config file hase this two lines: ...
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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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EXIM - Send local mail to Gateway First

My mail server is protected from spam by our Barracuda appliance. I'm trying to configure EXIM to forward ALL outbound messages to the Barracuda server first, including mail for local domains. Once ...
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How do I filter a message's content through a program, then forward it to another address?

In qmail, you could put this in a .forward file: |/usr/local/bin/myfilter | forward upstream@example.com This would pipe the whole message, incl. headers, to the myfilter program, then forward the ...
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Exim failing to send mail to emails within local_domains list

Cannot send mail using the command exim4 -bm undelivered@mydomain.com Looking at the logs after this I see that R=dkimproxy and T=dkimproxy_smtp H=localhost[127.0.0.1]:10027. I have seen the ...
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mails arrives to JUNK/SPAM

I've a problem on my dedicated server, everytime i send e-mail from my domain the messages arrives to junk or spam folder. I configured the PTR, SPF and DKIM records but nothing changed. Its ...
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Extract IPs from exim_rejectlog with particular error then automatically add IP to a csf or iptable

Is there a command to do this in linux? For example extract IPs from exim_rejectlog with particular error dropped: too many syntax or protocol errors Count how many times an IP is listed and if it ...
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Case insensitive exiqgrep?

My mail queue is currently full of bounce messages for the same domain, but in mixed case. I tried using exiqgrep to filter these mails from my queue, but it seems that the command is case sensitive. ...
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exim4 smarthost with sender verification

I'm trying to set up exim4 as a smarthost in front of the ISP mail server. Everything works fine, except from some emails coming from invalid senders (most likely spam). The ISP rejects them with 450 ...