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

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Make exim accept mails to be redirected only when they can be sent

I run a small mail server with all the usual functionality: Sending of local mail, receiving mail for local folders, redirecting mail according to alias and a mailing lists. The redirections go to ...
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Incoming mail rejected with “Invalid HELO name” [closed]

I'm unable to receive important emails from someone, with this error in my exim log: 2015-01-21 11:30:16 H=xxx.xxx.xx.xxx [xxx.xxx.xx.xxx]:50143 X=TLSv1:AES256-SHA:256 rejected MAIL ...
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When to use virtual or regular users exim/dovecot?

I'm setting up an exim/dovecot server but i'm looking into when to use virtual users and when to use regulars. Is there a proper use case? I guess i just have to use real users because most of them ...
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Exim4 on DebianWheezy: Rejected by RCPT Unrouteable address

Recently I updated the MX records on a domain1.com to point to domain2.com. Domain two is currently running exim4 and I would like it to relay mail for domain1. The problem is every time I send an ...
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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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Exim usage getting higher and I have nothing that sends emails

This is my exim usage What makes it odd is that exim4 mail server service is STOPPED Also none of my sites is actually sending any emails. (This is on a VPS) How I can find what is sending emails ...
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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 = ...
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postfix - hock - extracting information out of processed emails

The setup Linux, Debian Wheezy, serves as mail server for about 1000 users. Courier and Postfix installed in this box. Info about the server It is a postfix setup which drops the emails to the ...
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Exim4 as a relay only on our local network

I want to use alert email from CMC http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/1987.dell-chassis-management-controller. It's seems my Debian rejected its connection. Maybe Exim4 ...
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moving emails on cPanel or plesk to specific folder based on tag [closed]

I have hosting servers with cPanel and Plesk, which have more than 1000 customers. I want that when any email is marked as spam, then it should be moved automatically to JUNK folder, instead of ...
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How do you determine correct debconf-set-selections, I am interested in exim specifically, but would like to know the general way [closed]

I need to configure exim non interactively but I'm having trouble determining the question answer key value pairs. I would like to know how to find this info on other packages as they come up though. ...
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Setting up wildcard mail accounts for forwarding on Debian 7

Using Debian 7 I need to setup a mail server configuration for testing purposes. This setup is not intended to "go into production" mode but we need something like this during our development process ...
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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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How to stop server sending spam out. Centos server with exim [duplicate]

I'm looking at a server that appears to have been compromised via a bug in a wordpress plugin and is now sending spam out. This post seems to give a very good report of exactly what I'm seeing. ...
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Exim how to configure SPF

I'm playing with Exim trying to create a mail server for a company, basically i'm able to send email without problem using command line or via localhost. I was trying to set SPF header but I can ...
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EXIM re-routing mails through Mandrill to circumvent Gmail rate-limit

I have two domain (lets assume example.com and example.net) where we have 300+ mailboxes. Users email themselves and outside the company. Most of the emails sent outside the company are to GMAIL. ...
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Emails sent from exim4 to gmail appear as read [closed]

Have an exim4 smtp server setup on debian jessie. When emails are sent to gmail domains, for some reason they do not appear as unread in gmail. It puzzling as this will only happen for some accounts, ...
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Exim configuration for preventing emailing from non-local domains [closed]

CentOS 6 with cPanel/WHM. Hackers kept getting into our cPanel mail accounts somehow and sending spam from our servers. They either spoofed the FROM address, or just used "reply to" to have their ...
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Exim4 ACL - Cannot set a global ratelimit

This is the first time I post on this forum, but since I have found a few leads on my problem I am hoping that I will find a solution. I think what I want to do is very simple. I have a web server ...
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Why does mail always come from @localhost on my ubuntu server from exim4? [closed]

I have an up-to-date Ubuntu Server (14.04.01) and want to be able to send out status e-mails. I've also got 2 other computers running Debian Sid. I have exim4 installed on all 3. I've gone through ...
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Lot spam from unknown source

Here is the email header and info that I got from aol abuse. This type of emails are being generated from my server randomly at a very low rate and IP is blacklisted very freuqently. After 2 weeks of ...
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Exim need to send mail off server

Never needed to set up a mail server before. I've got exim up and running perfectly fine. When I send an email using command line to my.email@gmail.com it works wonderfully, arrives from ...
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Directadmin default php mail from (exim) [closed]

We use a server under NAT and it hosts a domain with unvalid tld as "MI" and when we try to send a mail with phpmail at most cases we got this error in /var/log/exim/mainlog 2014-11-02 04:00:06 ...
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exim: user with several email addresses (as with “virtual” file in postfix)

In postfix, there is the "virtual" file which contains a simple list of email-addresses and the users they belong to: myname@mydomain.com user my.name@mydomain.com ...
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How to set UTF-8 charset in exim4?

Using Ubuntu server 14.04 how to set UTF-8 CHARSET? It's using now ANSI by default so i can't see cyrillic letters. I am using non-split config mode, so i have 2 files in /etc/exim4: ...
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How to make exim4 on Debian safe?

I am running exim4 on a vanilla Debian Stable system. The machine has proper DNS A and MX records. I want to use it as a mail server. SMTP with TLS already works fine for authenticated users. ...
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starttls fails after IP address change

I have changed the IP address of our exim mail server (the virtual machine has been copied to a different host, also the network configuration is using NAT). Now it no longer accepts STARTTLS ...
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Default exim not using the from address being passed to it

After replacing postfix with exim (defaults) now the from address on mail sent by an application (sympa) is being changed xyz@goodstuff.whatever to xyz@hostname Why? no rewrite rules seem to be ...
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exim route file condition

Using exim4 I have set up a route to use an external SMTP server. I am using cPanel which keeps a list of domains set up locally on the server in the file: /etc/localdomains . As a result I have set ...
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Exim installed, can send mail but not receive any

I am trying to set up the mail service on my server. I installed exim4 and configured it. I can send emails to any email address, send one from a user to another but not receive any. When I try to ...
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Tracing down spam

How can I find the source of out going spam on a linux server? tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28750] 1Xhl4A-0007Te-9C Completed QT=7s 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28746] SMTP ...
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Make exim4 only send mail, do not make it receieve mail

We send email locally using exim4, but we use Google Apps to receive our email. Unfortunately, exim4 is not sending mail addressed for our domain (internal notifications) to the Google Apps mail ...
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does email pipe to program cause problems with unicode characters?

I'm piping incoming mail into a PHP script, immediately storing the RAW email in a MySQL db. It works very well, except ~0.7% of emails arrive with a truncated message body. I found someone whose ...
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Rate limit exim per user basis

How can I implement "rate limit" in Exim so that every user in my exim can send specific number of emails per day. List A of Users can send 100 emails per day and the list B of users can send 500 ...
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Restricting exim users to access emails from specific IPs [closed]

I have Cpanel on a centos server having Exim as an MTA. The issue I am facing is that I have more that 100 users and their passwords are leaked most of time and then someone from our external network ...
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Exim 4 route all but one user to alternate smtp

We are migrating our mail server away from EXIM and are struggling with emails generated on the host server such as webforms and system messages, as they are not being delivered to the new host. I'm ...
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Exim - block incoming mail from blacklisted IPS only

I would like to check for blacklists only for incoming e-mail. I have users who usually get dynamic IP's which are blacklisted so they are not able to send the e-mail if I turn the blacklist option ...
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Exim rejected RCPT

Recently I changed the router on the network, opened all the ports up and got it working Not long after making this change mail on the server stopped working. The mail log is returning this message: ...
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linux MTA email forwarding with DB Lookup

I need to setup a service that will receive an email such a $uniqueID@domain.com lookup that uniqueID in a MySQL database for an email address then forward the incoming email to the email address ...
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SpamAssassin filtering by Exim 4 with virtual user preferences

I would like to configure spam filtering with exim's built-in spam filter support in acl_check_data config section. The piping, exim header modification (to store result) works well. As well as ...
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How to findout where spam is coming from with EXIM?

I've tracked down the user which was sending out spam but I am wondering how can I determine where the script is that is doing it? I ran a scan looking for the mail() function but found nothing. ...
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Exim mailing list with remote recipients

Premises (fictional names) foo is an external domain, of which the MTA is out of my control; foo has SPF setup such that mine servers cannot send email as @foo; bar is another external domain, of ...
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Exim says “The request is invalid” during gnutls_handshake

I have Debian wheezy and setup Exim to listen to port 587, where users can authenticate using TLS. I'm testing it with Thunderbird 31.1.2. When I try to send a message, Thunderbird displays this: ...
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How to get exim4's smtp and pop3/imap server name and settings?

I'm missing exim4 configuration file in /etc/exim/exim4.conf. dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config runs OK and sending/receiving emails is also OK. I just don't know where is the configuration saved. The ...
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Server hacked and used for sending spam [duplicate]

Hi I have CentOS server which running mail server. Last 2 days server started to send spam. After doing some research I couldn't solve the issue. Here is portion of statistics from Exim and the ...
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E-mail always send to spam folder [duplicate]

I have an VPS that has a pre-installed DirectAdmin and exim mailservice. But i've got a complainment from my client. When he tries and send an e-mail from his account to someone it gets flagged as ...
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no STARTTLS in inbound email to exim [closed]

I have a CentOS VPS and I'm using Exim 4.7.2 For some days I have an issue in Thunderbird and in other client because seems STARTTLS not work in incoming email only outgoing e-mail. How can I fix ...
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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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command to track the highest number of smtp login in mailexim

Can any one help me to write a command for tracking the highest number of login in exim ? Additionally How can I get the top authenticated smtp login in mail exim ?
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Exim won't start - Error loading lookup module mysql.so

I had to change the root password for MySQL on a server. Exim also uses MySQL for users etc. I didn't think Exim/Dovecot used that password, but now things are not working well and I'm pretty sure ...