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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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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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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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EXIM - 550 Cannot receive from specified address - Sendgrid

We're having some intermediate issues with exim where some emails go through and then others get the 550 Cannot receive from specified address Error. This is the guide we used to setup EXIM: https://...
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Exim To Include Internal Email When Sending

I wonder if you can help me out... at the moment were using exim to relay our emails to an smtp_relay. The only problem is if the user exists and has an email address it won't exit the server and ...
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Exim sends system user mails rathen than logging them in /var/mail

I setuped an Exim4 server to send mail for my website hosted on the same server. I configured my server to have a mydomain.com hostname. Sites and mails for site are working fine. The problem I have ...
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over 200 exim processes running

I am currently dealing with an issue where e-mails won't get delivered because exim has too many connections. I googled around a bit and found out that maybe I should check how many instances are ...
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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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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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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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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 = sender@...
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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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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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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 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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Configure server to foward unroutable emails to another email server

Is it possible to configure a Linux mail server (we're running exim) to forward unhandled emails to another server? Here's an example of what I'm trying to accomplish: an email get's send to user@...
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exim4 multi domain relay - update-exim4.conf.conf

I am trying to configure a Debian vServer to relay mails for multiple domains pointed to the vServer. The vServer has a fixed ip. The webserver for all domains is working fine. With one domain the ...
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Linux: How to list all messages sent from sendmail

I am getting occasional claims that people are not receiving some automated emails from the Apache server, which uses sendmail as the MTA. How do I see a list of activity? /var/log/maillog is empty. ...
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Exim: forward mail for subdomains to main domain MX

I've got a domain (example.com) registered with Google Apps, and have their mailservers registered as the MX record for my domain. I also have a site with a central mailserver (Exim4 on Ubuntu), and a ...
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WHM, default Exim config - sent mail not being delivered to Microsoft Exchange

I'm having a huge headache with email over the past week and i'm ready to take a lump hammer to the server! We have a dedicated server with WHM installed and currently using the default exim ...
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Require STARTTLS for sending email in exim

I have configured exim to work with dovecot (might be useful to point out) in both IMAP and SMTP auth. I need to make exim require STARTTLS + CRAM-MD5 when a client authenticates to send an email ...
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limitation of sent messages in exim

I want limit the messages which sent through exim per user or per domain. (for now interesting only message sent through php mail). mails send from apache user (mod_php) so as I understand limit ...
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let CRON send emails through SMTP ( debian squeeze )

i would like to send emails whenever a cronjob has completed, i read that this is possible with exim4. in /etc/alias i added the line myuser: mygmail@gmail.com in /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf ...
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How can I make an alias expand to a list of recipients returned by a command?

I have an rarely used /etc/aliases entry vmailusers: :include:/usr/local/etc/vmailusers The /usr/local/etc/vmailusers file is generated by a cronjob executing ls /home/vmail | grep -v lists > /...
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exim bounce address tag validation

I ma trying to set up BATV in exim but i am always getting an error: F=<> temporarily rejected RCPT <prvs=1234abcd=my_email@my_domain.ru>: invalid "condition" value "my_email@my_domain.ru"...
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Make exim deliver deliver msgs immediately

I do this testing process with "telnet localhost 25", I send a message and it is placed to queue... I feel kindda frustrated as I've searched through many, many, many lines of exim specifications... ...
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New exim4 user for sending mails

Following problem: I've installed exim4 on my ubuntu server using this tutorial. So now I can send emails via terminal with: echo "This is a test." | mail -s Testing someone@somedomain.com And I ...
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exim system filter foranyaddress condition wont work

i am trying to setup exim system filter, it should be skipped for certain recipients, but condition always fails: Filter looks like: # Exim filter if foranyaddress $h_to: ( $thisaddress contains "...
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Exim, virtualhost support but with wildcard sub-domains

I successfully setup Exim with virtualhost support. But I have a problem right now. I have three domains: aaa.com bbb.com ccc.com Exim successfully retrieves emails to these domains and then ...
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connecting exim4 to openldap on remote server

I have a server running qmail with about 300 user accounts on a ubuntu version 8 server. I would like to migrate qmail to a new mta such as exim4.x. I have a VM setup using redhat enterprise version 6 ...
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Exim “temporarily rejected after DATA” in rejectlog

I have a strange phenomenon that I have the following message in my rejectlog: 2012-04-13 14:19:17 1SIfTB-0007y2-5S H=(mail.myhost.com) [0.0.0.0] F=<from@myhost.com> temporarily rejected after ...
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exim & dovecot user over quota: reject on send?

i have an exim + dovecot mailserver setup with per-user quota (via mysql lookup) running. the server rejects incoming mail from non-local senders when the targeted local mailbox is over quota. the ...
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Filtering e-mails with Exim and Virtual Domains

I have Exim set up on a CentOS machine and it has virtual domains (not Vexim) set up on it. I'm trying to figure out how to create a filter to forward emails from one address to another with a ...
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List of all errors in exim

Is there any link/documentation which we can refer for any errors related to exim. Giving brief info about the kind of error or reason for the error. Thanks Alok
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exim4+courier (or any other SMTP+IMAP) distributed redundancy setup

Is it possible (and how) to set up two servers to handle mail for a domain (or two domains) in such a way that any of the servers can get down for a while (like few days) transparently, i.e. so that ...
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Exim4 / Thunderbird hangs

I'm trying to send e-mail with Exim4. That works fine with Telnet. But when I try Thunderbird, it says 'connection timeout'. The exim log is empty. What can I do now ?
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Problem uploading my vexim database

Am trying to upload my vexim database but this is the error i get. Anyone with an idea how to solve this? I have tried it with two versions of vexim that is vexim2.2.1.and vexim 2 but i got the same ...
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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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hotmail.com - Unrouteable address

I'm using Exim on my mail server, and trying send email to someuser@hotmail.com address. I got email from this address, and make "replay" then. But - I have return from my SMTP with Mail delivery ...
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Redirecting multiple senders outgoing mail to multiple recipients with Exim Router

I currently have this config and it works as intended redirect2email_router: driver = redirect allow_fail allow_defer senders = lsearch;/usr/local/atmail/mailserver/senders.txt data = recipient@...
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How to use Exim/Sendmail to stop sending email and log it that arrived via a certain SMTP server?

I have multiple accounts on this cpanel box. if someone sends an email to one of the specific cpanel accounts, e.g. smtp.some-cpanel-account.com, then it must rather be blocked and logged to file. Is ...
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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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How to save addresses from bounced messages in Exim 4?

I need to save all bounces in a database, so I can query it from my application and not mail to any address that bounced more than X times. If I recall correctly, Postfix allows to pipe messages to ...
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How to enable pipelining in Exim4?

I am using an Exim 4 server to send email out to a few customers, I am no linux guru but it works well. One customer uses AppRiver, an we have been told we need to enable pipelining so they don't ...
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How to find a domain name responsible for the email

I have dedicated server with whm control panel. I have around 50 users in my servers. One of my client is sending email and i got abuse alert.I found the error from mail log. Can anyone look into it ...
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Does exim's acl_check_data scans outgoing mails?

Does exim's acl_check_data scans all mails including outgoing or only incoming by default?
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Piping Mail with Exim: Only Works Locally

Whenever I send an email to my catchall alias via SSH (i.e., locally), Exim successfully pipes the e-mail to a PHP script, as I told it to do. However, when I try to send an e-mail to my catchall ...
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Exim4 and “550 smtp auth required” error

I have a server with Exim4 It manage the domain example.com A desktop user which running Thunderbird, is using the SMTP of his ISP (it don't using the server's smtp for some pertinent reasons). The ...
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IPv6 + PTR + gmail returning error

I have a problem with mail connected to gmail account. Every time when i wanna send mail i got that error: Our system has detected that this message does not meet IPv6 sending guidelines regarding ...
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How to backup mail with exim4 server

I have a little exim4 mail server with local delivery to /var/mail folder. How can I backup mails? Is it enought to simply save all /var/mail folder? In this case, how to restore?