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

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Who should own exim4 under debian?

Installed debian from DVD. And now I see exim4 is running owned by UID 107. There is no user 107 in my /etc/passwd. Same problem on another system (owned by UID 101), so I suspect this is a debian ...
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Exim4 with multiple websites

I'm on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I managed to install & configure Exim4 following this guide. I set my hostname to 'multiformeingegno.com' and my /etc/hosts looks like this: 127.0.0.1 ...
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451 Temporary local issue with sending out emails

2012-06-14 21:57:14 cwd=/etc/csf 4 args: /usr/sbin/sendmail -f alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com -t 2012-06-14 21:57:14 1SfEIE-0000wK-Kj <= alerts@host2.thetimesoftimes.com U=root P=local S=678 ...
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Mailman sending messages as wrong domain

I've got mailman and exim on my server for our mailing lists. When you send a message to it ( testlist@bar.company.com ), the message sender is testlist@foo.company.com. This server is locally known ...
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Mail not sending to main domain

server (main server hosts domain) server 2 (hosts other sites and all) mail sends to and from just fine. however, if i send to an e-mail on SERVER from SERVER2 using the main domain site on SERVER i ...
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Configure Exim to forward email

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 VPS set up to manage sub.example.com and I've configured Exim to send email using this tutorial from the Linode Library. That's working, but in addition to sending email I ...
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Edit exim4 Message-ID for releasing blocked mail by Mailscanner

Our sysadmin team edits the field Message-ID in exim4 header files (ending with -H) and substitues the first char after "<". e.g: 077I Message-ID: ...
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Can exim delay emails after a defined limit is reached?

In a vps I am limited by a certain number of sent emails per minute (they say it's a way to control spam!), I could use a relay server but I don't want! Probably I will never reach the limit, but ...
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Any idea about Exim 4 account auth settings

I work on a newsletter system for my project and I wanna use exim4 (lightweight version) for sending newaletters (just for newsletters because the mail is hosted separated...on google apps). But there ...
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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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FROM: header is forged, SENDER: is legit , spam is delivered. how to detect?

In short: What happens: FROM: header is forged, SENDER: is legit , spam is delivered. What i need: Detect forged FROM: when possible, block delivery Explained: I have a exim server (on cpanel ...
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What host name should the SSL certificate for an SMTP server contain?

I have a server foo.example.com at 192.0.2.1 It runs exim to receive e-mail for several of my domains. My domains each have an MX record pointing to mx.example.com, which resolves to 192.0.2.1 If I ...
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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 rejecting a specific e-mail address prefix

This is kind of a bizarre situation, but here goes: a third-party exim mail server I'm dealing with is seemingly rejecting all messages coming from any e-mail address that starts with "notes". So ...
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How do i setup exim4 to deliver email to my cyrus (sasl) and forward a copy of them to gmail?

Currently, exim4 forwards all email at my domains to my gmail account. (And my brothers' to their accounts.) Using a split configuration, (/etc/exim4/conf.d/routers/350_exim4-config_vdom_aliases) uses ...
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Is there a way to force all cPanel users to change their passwords one time?

One of the cPanel servers I am running has constant troubles with compromised email accounts. I believe many of the users on this server have very weak passwords. I have increased the minimum password ...
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Track spammer Exim

hello i have a exim server , and have a lot of spam last 24 hours , i watch exim_mainlog and see this 1SDcCZ-0005DX-JQ-H mailnull 47 12 <contact@xxxxxxxx.com> 1333115355 0 -helo_name ...
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Managing e-mail and spam?

Running a CPanel server and just wondering what would be the best way to monitor incoming and outgoing e-mail to check for spam and other related attacks. Currently, I am using exim
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Confusion when configuring exim or postfix

I'm trying to configure an Ubuntu 11.04 box to send mail only, and not receive mail. I am fairly confused at this point. I know I need to install an MTA on the server like sendmail, postfix, or exim, ...
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DKIM failure when using Exim4 as an “edge transport” for Exchange 2010

I have a server running Exim 4.72 that is set up similar to the Exchange "Edge Transport" role: it forwards mail from the internet to Exchange and forwards mail from exchange to the internet. I ...
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exim greylisting non-auth SMTP mail?

I have smtp auth set up on my exim4 Dqueeze server so that only auth'ed clients can use it as a mail relay. I believe this is working, e.g. thunderbird (w/out password) reports that I am "not yet ...
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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 routing for virtual mailboxes in home directories

Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Exim version 4.71 Using Ubuntu split configuration. I'm trying to set up virtual domains with Exim but all of the howtos I've read have all the mailboxes in a shared location - I'd ...
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How do I override apt-get removing dependent packages?

I want to replace postfix with exim4 on my Ubuntu test server to reflect the setup I have on my production server, but apt-get and aptitude (quite understandably) insist on removing several packages ...
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exim filter for unseen delivery to multiple addresses

I need to forward all mail to an address on to two other addresses, whilst keeping a copy of the original email. I've got the following exim filter set up: unseen delivery address@anotherdomain.com, ...
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Exim: send every emails with a predefined sender

We use Exim on our servers to send emails only from local automated users, as root, cron, etc. We have to specify every possible users into /etc/email-addresses. For example: root: ...
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Exim 4.63 - temporarily freeze outgoing emails from specific user sent by horde/roundcube

I am following this solution Exim4 - temporarily freeze outgoing emails from specific user (http://serverfault.com/questions/265963/exim4-temporarily-freeze-outgoing-emails-from-specific-user) I am ...
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Monitoring outgoing messages using EXIM

I work as an IT guy in a law firm. I am recently asked to make a system wherein all the outgoing emails coming from our server to our clients will be put on hold first and wait for approval before it ...
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Reading exim_mainlog

I have a question about exim_mainlog. I am currently investigating a server that was used to send out spam. The log is full of messages (about 12 per min) that read; 2012-04-04 11:42:55 ...
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Issue with exim4u

I am using exim4u for a mail server on debian. Everything has been working fine until recently. I have not done anything to the server from the time it was working until now. I have a domain set up ...
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How can I change exim's DKIM and SPF for emails sent?

I've now spent 2 hours trying to figure out this issue and I am about to give up and go to bed. I've been having issues with Gmail rejecting emails from my VPS server because of false spam alerts ...
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Postfix + Cpanel compatibility

I am working on a VPS that has cPanel installed and I wanted to install Postfix on it. However I find that cPanel seems to be quite tightly integrated with Exim. I have done a google search but have ...
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exim4 redirect mail sent to *@domain1.example.com to *@domain2.example.com

Current situation: We have a VPS that hosts a website example.org. Exim is configured to work as a smarthost. All emails sent through exim are successfully relayed to another mail server (that is ...
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Configure Exim4 with Multiple Smarthosts

I'm using Exim4 version 4.76 and can't really find what I'm looking for - except if I don't understand how exim4 works exactly. I have configured exim4 as such that when we send an email from our web ...
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Exim cannot send to remote mail servers

I am using a custom build of exim (bundled with afterlogic pro mailsuite) with centos5.6. The system cannot send to remote mail servers like yahoo or gmail and gives this error: someuser@gmail.com ...
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How can I rewrite multiple recipients to the single one?

Incoming message have multiple adresses in the envelope-to and to headers. I want to discard all the original recipients and deliver that message to the special single address if some condition ...
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Exim4 Pause Outgoing IP

I'm wondering how you would go about pausing an ip address to a remote domain based on a string received. I received an error code from yahoo and my IP was blocked for a long time. I was told it was ...
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Setting up ClamAV with Exim and Mailman on Debian Squeeze

I manage a Debian Squeeze server that uses Exim as the MTA and runs several mailing lists using Mailman. I'd like to set up ClamAV to block viruses that may get posted to a list. I'm having trouble ...
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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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Configure exim to use remote smtp with authentication

I have a dedicated server with exim on it. I also have a regular shared hosting account ("sharedhostingdomain.com") on hostgator. I want to configure exim to always use hostgator's smtp server ...
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Have main account email :fail: in Exim

The main user account for a web server (domain@domain.com) is not used for email at all, but receives a lot of spam. I'd like these messages to just :fail:. I've tried adding a .forward file for the ...
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In Exim, is RBL spam rejected prior to being scanned by SpamAssassin?

I've recently been battling spam issues on our mail server. One account in particular was getting hammered with incoming spam. SpamAssassin's memory use is one of our concerns. What I've done is ...
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Exim - How do I allow only white listed recipients using a catchall router?

I'm using exim4 with a catchall router to forward mail to a java process. The java process users are the valid recipients. I'm trying to reduce the amount of spam routed to the java process by ...
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Exim speed up mails send/recieve mechanism

We are using Exim on CPANEL server with CENTOS 5. We have only one mail server hosted on US databasecenter contains all user mailboxes. Problem is that our users are in two different data centers in ...
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Configure exim4 (or other MTA) to prevent sending duplicate emails

How can I configure exim4 (or another MTA) to avoid sending duplicate emails? For my purposes a duplicate email can be defined as: same recipient and subject (or same recipient, subject and body) I ...
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Exim4 configuration to use several external ip for mail sending

i've got exim4 on ubuntu server and i-ve got a pool of 20 external IP's. Is that possible to configure exim4 to use this ip-s rotating to send mail? I think i could do this with iproute / iptables ...
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Email server port options

I have a web server that also is my mail server - running dovecot and exim4. I currently have 5 open ports that have to do with serving mail, it seems very excessive to me. Its a dedicated box, I ...
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PHP mail() function not working - looks like exim is rejecting for some reason

I have tested the script on another server and it works fine. When I check exim logs there are lots of rows like this, User 0 set for local_delivery transport is on the never_users list lots like ...
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Remove Exim version number

I'm trying to get rid of the version number that you see when you get an email sent from Exim. Received: from user1 by site.org with local (Exim 4.72) I'v tried editing smtp_banner in these two ...
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Mailman and exim: cannot send messages

I have a Debian installation with Mailman using exim as MTA. I can create mailing lists and receive emails from mailinglist server. But when i try to send an email to the ML address it is refused ...