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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 ...
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Cant send message by outlook, roundcube works

I have some problem with dovecot, I have added dovecot_lda support for roundcube sieve filters. Roundcube works perfectly with the filters now. But if i try send messages by smtp (outlook|thunderbird)...
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use exim systemfilter to drop specific incoming and outgoing emails withou bounce message

i want to use systemfilter to ignore emails from and to a specific domain with the following rule: if ("$message_body:, $h_to:, $h_reply_to:, $sender_address" contains "example.com") then fail endif ...
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exim4 and postfix cannot both exists?

Server is CentOS 6 I installed exim4 as mta in my local server. and I can simple send mail by mail command(mailx): echo 'a test mail' | mail -s 'a subject' me@xxx.com then I installed postfix, ...
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Exim log message that refers to issue beyond our control

I am noticing in my mail queue, the following message, many of them, for the same mail recipient domains. (hotmail and xtra.co.nz being but two of MANY) check_mail_permissions could not determine ...
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How can I ignore dots in incoming email addresses with exim?

If my users have usernames of the form firstlast within my example.com domain, is there a way to get exim to correctly deliver to them whatever the number of dots put into the address? This is a ...
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Server is blacklisted on Cloudmark but EXIM logs showing no evidence of outgoing spam

My server is getting the following warning when sending email SMTP error from remote mail server after initial connection: 554 p3plibsmtp01-04.prod.phx3.secureserver.net bizsmtp IB103. Connection ...
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Exim - add footer to all outgoing emails except for one user

I am currently managing an email server that is being handled by Exim 4.85 This server currently adds a footer to all outgoing messages. The line that adds this functionality can be found on several ...
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Debian, DKIM and Exim4 never returns public key

i wanted to use DKIM in an exam mailserver on debian. My DNS settings are: @ IN TXT "v=spf1 mx -all" 27564764._domainkey.example.com IN TXT "v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=...
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LDAP down - exim down

I need some ideas here: Centos 5 with ldap authentication loses exim functionality once the ldap server becomes unavailable (in the logfile I can see it just hangs once receives "rcpt to:") , any ...
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How to find spam email sending script on server

For last 3 months i am getting email from my hosting providers that my server is sending spam emails and today i did research on it and found that it is actually doing. I used exim to check out the ...
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Sending mail to multiple destinations using Exim

I want to deliver mail to multiple destinations i.e to a php script and to a user's mailbox. I am using Exim for delivering mails. I have changed exim configuration file's Routers and Transport ...
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Exim - handling email from multiple domains as one

My local registrar allows registration of domains ending with .com.uy and has recently started offering .uy domains (freely offering .uy addresses to their existing .com.uy customers). In my case, I ...
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Exim4 server setup and configuration with remote SMTP

I am trying to setup exim4 server with remote SMTP server. Here is my configuration for Exim4. dc_eximconfig_configtype='smarthost' dc_other_hostnames='test.com' dc_local_interfaces='127.0.0.1;' ...
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Exim SMTP reverse proxy [closed]

This is my first post on Serverfault, so if I make some mistakes, please let me know. The issue that I'm dealing with right now is a DDoS attack on my Exim mailserver (cPanel) on port 25. From what I ...
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exim4 with different configtype

My goal is the following situation on my computer (ComputerA): send emails (generated by cron) to another local mail server (ComputerB) send emails (generated by a particular task) to gmail ...
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Using www as hostname on a server running apache and exim?

I have a VPS that is currently hosting a website and also serves as a mail server running exim. I own a SSL certificate for website.com which also works for www.website.com. Since my server's FQDN is ...
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exim4 domains/users configuration on files or on db?

I am setting up a web server using Exim 4 on Debian 8 and, as usual, I was going to use MySQL as backend to store the settings related to the domains and users (like quota, emails, aliases, forwards, ...
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PHP/mail is sending emails to wrong mail server

Recently we have switched our email Exchange server from Intermedia to the Office 365. After that change web server (LAMP) is still sending emails to Intermedia. I have check dig MX for our domain and ...
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How can I set a default email domain name on debian?

I have exim4 configured on my server as an email forwarder (for example sending an email to admin@mydomain.com will result in the email being forwarded to my personal gmail email account). This ...
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I switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512, now exim4 won't accept smtp-logins

I have recently switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512. This works fine with dovecot, so I can read incoming mail without problems. It does not work as well for exim4. Log output from ...
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Exim to only relay mails for specific email accounts

I am setting up a secondary mx server and want exim to only relay email accounts listed within a file on my server. I have gone through the configuration and can find where I can add domains but not ...
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exim4 mail relay for multiple domains

I have hMailServer running on a Windows 2012 box and exim4 running on a separate box. However, I would like to continue configuring my email accounts on the Windows server (via hMailServer), but relay ...
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How to configure exim4 to orelay email from a specific IP?

I am attempting to set up an SMTP relay server, using exim4. However, I have only one IP that I want to be allowed to send email through my server. Is this done using iptables or some configuration ...
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Exim - password disclosure by world-readable exim.conf - is that necessary?

I saw /etc/exim.conf is world-readable. The issue with this is to configure Exim to use an SMTP service like Sendgrid to route all outgoing email, you put your username and password into that file, ...
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exim: How to reject spam mail depending on destination domain

Currently, I have exim set up to mark spam mail, and reject spam mail with high scores, using these ACL instructions in the acl_smtp_data ACL: warn condition = ${if <{$message_size}{500000}{1}{...
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Drop non-TLS connection on EXIM

How to restrict access to EXIM to clients with STARTTLS? I want to be able to drop non-TLS connections. Current setup: tls_on_connect_ports = 465 tls_advertise_hosts = * tls_certificate = /some/...
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Exim Email hacked or Backscatter attack

I have undertaken an Exim Server for a client, this morning I Woke up to about 100 bounce backs from Hotmail with the following: "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender" Googling I have come across ...
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rsyslog Email On SSH/SFTP Login Fails

I have tried the following on my Nginx server, but do not get any emails upon SSH (or SFTP) login. I put this code in /etc/rsyslog.d/notify.conf and have ensured this file is being called by /etc/...
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Gmail marks all my emails sent by exim4 as spam [duplicate]

I configured a Virtual Private Server as send-only mail server with exim4. Anyway, when I send an email to a Gmail account, it is marked as spam, because "it violates the guidelines for the sender ...
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Does Windows Azure blocks port 587?

I am trying to use Exim4 as my email server on Windows Azure. I found Exim4 uses STARTTLS to do SMTPS, and the port number is 587. The problem is I opened 587 in Azure vm Endpoints, but I can not use ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Exim4 intercept all outgoing mail

I have a LAMP stack set up on a Debian 8 (jessie) machine. I'm trying to find a way of intercepting all outgoing mail sent by PHP (through sendmail) and instead of sending it out, deliver it to my ...
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Exim Blacklist -> *domain doesn't work

I have a manual filter in the exim. It was done this way: In section: "CONFIG". I put: domainlist exim_blacklist lsearch;/etc/eximblacklist In Section: "PREROUTERS". I put: driver = redirect # ...
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IP Blackliste with CBL for 'HELO' command? [closed]

My Setup: cPanel w/ Centos + CloudLinux 6 EXIM. suPHP. PHP 5.5. 'prevent 'nobody' user from sending..' enabled Other Enabled Settings: CSF firewall (SMTP tweak enabled), CXS, suPHP, mail header ...
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Send Email to Admin when Message size limit exceeded

How to trigger an email to admin, when someone tried to send an email exceeding the message size limit? I couldn't find any such configuration to tweak. Note : I use exim MTA
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exim queue notification if a domain is sending more than x number of emails

I am running Exim as an MTA. I have also implemented a Per hour Per domain email Limit. Still I see that my IP reputation goes bad if a spammer sends more than x amount of emails in 24 hours or so. I ...
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Block brute force attacks on exim2 [closed]

Suddenly some people or computers are trying to log in on my linux directadmin server. The last days I receive a lot of messages of brute force attacks for Exim2 in Direct Admin. I have already ...
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Minimal setting of Exim from Debian 8.0 “Jessie” to work out-of-the-box for receiving mail

I am looking for a simple advice what should be essentially (minimally) done to make a default Debian 8 Jessie's exim4-daemon-heavy installation to actually receive any mail. Speaking of essential ...
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exim: redirect all but a number of local parts

On my server, I implement redirects using this router virtual_aliases: driver = redirect allow_defer allow_fail data = ${lookup{$local_part@$domain}wildlsearch*@{/etc/vhosts/forwards}} ...
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SMTP connection from localhost

Since a few days ago I have been seeing recurrent SMTP connection from localhost each few minutes or so when checking /var/log/exim_mainlog 2015-05-08 13:34:41 SMTP connection from [127.0.0.1]:48724 (...
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can someone explain this exim mainlog lines? [duplicate]

i dont understand this lines in exim mainlog , may anybody explain this ? my server is sending spam and i need to stop it. 2015-04-25 07:51:42 1Ylqf0-0000TF-G1 DKIM: d=mandrillapp.com s=mandrill c=...
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Checking puppet-generated exim config before deploying

I use Puppet to generate /etc/exim4.conf and I want to make sure that the configuration is valid before I install the file on production systems. I've considered— using a git hook to call ...