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

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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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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EXIM4 Multiples google app

I've several sites which are hosted on my dedicated server (CENTOS 6). I need to configure exim to use gmail as relay server with an authentication per host. If someone use the contact form on ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can one configure exim still to reject invalid recipients after an earlier ACL returned “discard”?

For the reasons set out in my earlier question Originating (non-critical) emails from a "less-trusted" host, it unfortunately seems that we must run an SMTP server for the sole purpose of accepting ...
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Can mailman/exim reject nonmember postings at connection time?

I am using Mailman with Exim. When a nonmember posts to a mailing list, Mailman can be configured in any of the following ways, each of which has a problem: Accept it -- this distributes spam to ...
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Exim4 - SMTP protocol synchronization error

Today I checked logs on my server and noticed that there are so many logs like: 2015-04-13 13:08:47 no host name found for IP address 210.51.188.252 2015-04-13 13:08:47 SMTP protocol synchronization ...
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Pipe message and auth login to a external script in Exim

I've been doing a bit of research but I'm stuck on this one. I'd like to be able to get a message sent by an authenticated user and pipe it to a script, along with the auth login of the sender. I'm ...
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Configure exim4 to use Microsoft Exchange as smarthost

My company has set recently set up an Active Directory driven Microsoft Exchange environment to consolidate outgoing mails. We do have a set of staging servers which should now use our MSEXCHG as ...
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Automatically rescan email with SpamAssassin after it has been received

For the past months, the amount of spam I've been receiving has been driving me crazy. Despite running SpamAssassin (with RBL checks) on my Exim4 mailserver, a lot of it has been finding its way to ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...
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Can't communicate with SMTP server from particular machine

Here is the situation: When I run the following on my local machine, the mail server responds: $ telnet mail.server.com 2525 Trying <mail.server.com IP>... Connected to mail.server.com. ...
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Change From name when sending emails

I have setup exim4 on Debian 7 to send emails for alerts and stuff on my server to my Gmail account. I edited /etc/email-addresses and added a line: sysadmin: sysadmin@example.com When I receive ...
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Exim4 working fine at sending emails, except to addresses with the fully-qualified domain in them

Exim is always touch-and-go for me to configure, since I only touch it once every 4 or 5 years when I have to make email work on a new server. As a result, I'm now having a problem where all the ...
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Messages stay in exim4 queue for too long?

I'm a little confused about the message queue on exim4. I believe that a particular message has been in the queue for 21 days: $ sudo exim -bp | head -n 2 21d 5.2K 1YU9Ma-0007Ow-Hf ...
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Exim log file errors

1- What is the meaning of these lines in /var/log/exim/main.log? I have these lines repeated more than 700 times in main.log 2015-03-16 21:30:57 TLS error on connection from [192.0.2.1] ...
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How to deliver mail to non system virtual users with EXIM mta

We are running a mail server with postfix mta. But now to are moving to EXIM, as it has a lot of features inbuilt without using milters. In postfix you can deliver to non system users quite easily by ...
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How to check if Exim has copies of outgoing mail

We're using a pretty simple Exim configuration which basically forwards all incoming mail via a Smarthost to a handful of final recipients. Normally this works fine - we don't read any mail on the ...
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Configure Exim to send to internal & external addresses

I inherited a web site that's apparently using Exim as its MTA. Let's say that we can access the site at: http://example.com/ The users who work at Example Corp. noticed that they did not receive ...
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Relay Denied SMTP error from remote mail server after RCPT TO: <email@example.com>

Hi I have a problem when I want to send mail using smarthost method in exim and usage Mailgun as SMTP server for relay. this is my configuration dc_eximconfig_configtype='smarthost' ...
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How can I filter and junk a certain domain's recipients in exim?

I have found that a significant number of users of a system have set an email address addresses to an address with the top level domain .test. As a interim measure, I don't want to attempt to deliver ...
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DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) implementation questions

I am going to set-up DKIM on my server with Exim and have the following questions: Question 1 My server hostname is domain1.com and the server is sending emails with: Return-Path: ...
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Sending mail between two exim servers

My two servers are nagios1.example.com and nagios2.example.com, They are both configured with local mail and smarthost. On nagios1 in /etc/aliases root: root@nagios2.example.com On nagios2 in ...