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

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How to deal with Exim ***Frozen***?

When i checked mail queue, i have found lots-of Frozen mail entries in exim mail queue, will it effect my mail server to deliver mail? Is it possible mail delayed because of frozen ? Entries in queue ...
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Exim: recipient verification with callout to LMTP server

I want to make Exim perform recipient verification with a callout to the LMTP server during processing of the RCPT ACL. I have the following router: virtual_account: domains = +virtual_domains ...
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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 ...
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exim4 is showing a TLS error on connection… (gnutls_handshake)

My exim server is showing the following error: TLS error on connection from xxxx.xxxx.xxxx. ([127.0.0.1]) [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] (gnutls_handshake): A TLS fatal alert has been received. I'm using the ...
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Exim4 Error in ACL

I am following http://blog.edseek.com/~jasonb/articles/exim4_courier/ this guide to setup a mail server and I am getting this error when I try restart exim. [....] Stopping MTA for restart:2013-07-07 ...
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Email Split Delivery

I have 4 email accounts and out of those 4, 3 are hosted at my own server and 1 is hosted at Microsoft Exchange Online. What I would like to do is that I would like to deliver emails for those 3 email ...
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Mails bounce because of invalid character ('@') in username

I have a working exim setup with virtual users, working alright, except for when I try to send email to certain servers. These servers reject my emails because of #5.1.3 Invalid character ('@') in ...
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Simple Linux SMTP Server [closed]

I need to provide 3 SMTP servers for clients to use for printers and scanners that require an SMTP server to send email out, they will be load balanced with DNS round robin. All I need it to do is ...
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How to log output of external command with Exim and driver=redirect?

I have something like this in my Exim conf: # a customized bounce handler my_handler: debug_print = "R: ..." driver = redirect allow_defer allow_fail log_fail_output data = |/path/to/cmd ...
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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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Exim SMTP synchronization error when PIPELINING

I am sending email messages from a PHP script to an Exim 4.71 server via SMTP. The server advertises pipelining so I am trying to take advantage of it. However, when I read back the return codes I ...
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SendMail .forward file doesn't deliver messages to subfolders

I'm using SendMail and Exim4 on a Debian box to deliver mail, been running for a while without hiccups. I've been experimenting with using a .forward file to deliver e-mail to subfolders of my inbox, ...
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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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Exim dnslookup driver - router dnslookup: cannot find router driver "dnslookup

I am setting up Exim for the first time on a test server (compiled from source). I am following the HowTo at Linux From Scratch. I have editted the configuration file as given in the link. I then, run ...
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Blocking and deleting e-mail

I have a server running EXIM and I was wondering if there was a way to block e-mail from going out should a member load over 1000 e-mails in to the queue and then automatically delete them.
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Sendmail - exim4, postfix, Drupal SMTP - none working

I want to send emails from my Debian 6 server. I only want to send. I've followed every set of instructions I can find for Sendmail, Exim4 and Postfix and can not get any working. I tried the SMTP ...
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Should I reject email on SPF and/or DKIM failures? [duplicate]

I’m administering a mail server (cPanel/WHM) running Exim. It handles normally a few hundreds incoming emails per day for our customers. I’m not sure if I should reject SPF and/or DKIM failures for ...
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Forwarding virtual user's email with exim's filter

I'm using file-based configuration (no dbm, nor sql) for my few virtual domains/users with exim/dovecot. My configure contains next routers: virtual_filter: driver = redirect allow_filter ...
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What does “domain or user is in the queue only list. Message queued” mean?

Emails to my domain are periodically being delayed. I see in Exim's log file /var/log/exim_mainlog messages like the following: 2013-05-16 18:58:18 1Ud77q-0002ns-Rd <= email@my.host.name ...
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Setup Exim on cPanel to only send FROM authorized addresses for php [closed]

I run a cPanel host for my web clients, It has exim set as it's mail server. I have many clients running CMS'(mostly old joomla 1.5 which is nolonger maintained for security) that keep getting hacked ...
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Gmail marks email from my server as spam [duplicate]

I'm configuring a new mail server, but have trouble with the e-mail: gmail marks it as spam. I've checked all the obvious things (SPF, DKIM, Reverse DNS, IP adress blacklisted or known spammer). OS is ...
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exim virtual domains vs main domain - rewriting rules

I currently have two servers first.mydomain.com (ip:A.B.C.28) and second.mydomain.com (ip:A.B.C.30) Both servers have DNS and reverse dns entries, e.g. A.B.C.30 -> second.mydomain.com The ...
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Intermediate SMTP server (exim), how to handle backscatter?

I have a dedicated Ubuntu Lucid box at a hosting provider that is my backup MX (running exim4 4.71-3ubuntu1.4) for domains that I have configured on an Exchange 2007 server on my LAN. So my Exim ...
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How can I use Puppet/Augeas to manage exim dc_local_interfaces configuration?

I need to set the value for "dc_local_interfaces" to "127.0.0.1;::1", but the semi-colon prevents this. This is my definition in Puppet: augeas { "/etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf": lens => ...
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EXIM4 sent mail sometimes rejected, always put in spam. DKIM and SPF pass + reverse DNS

Recently I've been seeing some instances of Your access to this mail system has been rejected due to the sending MTA's poor reputation. in my maillog and have noticed that my emails have been getting ...
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Send email from Debian Sqeeze via Microsoft Exchange

I am currently in the final stages of building a website which is going to use PHP to send out emails. The domain for the company the site is for, is already using the domain's MX record to point to ...
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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 can't send emails out of my server, but can receive

I installed cpanel on a new server, so exim is included. As my provider blocks port 25, I added port 587 (according to the ISP recomendation), to the "Allow exim to listen on port " setting. I can ...
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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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Deliver mail originating from machine/processes to outside machine

I'm running a Ubuntu 12.04lts server with denyhosts, logwatch, apticron etc daemons which send emails to a user on the machine when something happens. Since I don't use the root account; I aliassed ...
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Exim cannot receive any email but can send

I had defect on exim that i could not send any email! I'm using Redstation's servers and they told me put these lines to exim.conf : smarthost: driver = manualroute domains = * transport = ...
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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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How can I defer delivery of an email message with exim?

I have previously used sendmail from the command line to send a large number of messages and used the -odd flag to defer delivery so that the program puts the emails into the queue quickly and returns ...
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Deliver mail both locally and forwarding the mail

I have a debian server which uses exim4 as mta and courier-imap to allow users to read main. Mail is usually either delivered locally or an aliases file is used to forward mail to another adress. e.g. ...
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Exim 4.71 does not add DKIM signature to outgoing emails

I am trying to add DKIM to my domain, I have created a key, added the following to /etc/exim4/conf.d/transport/30_exim4_config_remote_smtp: dkim_domain = mydomain.com dkim_selector = mail1 ...
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exim is not accepting external connections

Update: It's definitely my ISP blocking port 25. I told Exim to listen on a non-standard port, and then checked from a remote computer to that port, and it went through just fine. So, I guess I have ...
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Why does Exim's “sendmail” apparently do nothing for about 5 seconds before sending any mail?

I'm having a problem where calling "sendmail" results in it just sitting there for about 5 seconds before doing anything. I tried calling it with "-d" and this is the output: # sendmail -d [My email] ...
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Exim spaming errors to log and doesn't send mail to several domains

I have a server with CentOS 5.6 installed on it. It has working mail server of exim + dovecot + mysql + roundcube. My log file /var/log/exim/main.log is already of 3 Gb and continues to grow. It ...
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(EXIM) ACL for only allowing internal domain to send to internal group alias

I'm trying to create an ACL rule that will only allow internal users/white listed users to send to particular group aliases such as all@ or office2@ I know I need something similar to: deny ...
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How to find emails sent,deferred, bounced with logs on exim mail server?

I am new to exim mail server. Now i need to findout the number of sent, deferred , bounced emails through logs. Since in postfix I will do things through grepping. Is there any way to find in exim ...
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Exim 4.69 denying outbound mail due to syntactically invalid EHLO (bizarre pseudo-MAC FQDN)

Since yesterday (new router, which I suspect is the root cause) a client's been having trouble sending email. Receiving is fine, just the outbound is constantly failing. Tailing Exim's mainlog, this ...
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DKIM body hash fail

We're sending out e-mails with EXIM 4.71 from a PHP application. DKIM is enabled and is working properly, unless when sending a specific type of mails, which results in dkim=neutral (body hash did not ...
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Hiding/Editing e-mail headers [closed]

from 1.2.3.4-rDNS ([1.2.3.4]:57306 helo=[127.0.0.1]) by SERVERHOSTNAME with esmtpsa (TLSv1:DHE-RSA-CAMELLIA256-SHA:256) (Exim 4.80) (envelope-from <MYEMAIL>) id 1ZGFeS-0023uH-H1 for MYEMAIL; ...
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How to find which script on my server is sending spam emails? [duplicate]

My server is sending the spam email and I am not able to find out which script is sending them. The emails were all from nobody@myhost so disabled from the cpanel that nobody should not be allowed ...
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Some servers do not accept mail from my server: Domain not found (in reply to RCPT TO command)

I have the following problem. I use Gmail mail services for my domain name mydomain.com. My server with hostname server.my-datacenter.net sends messages to the users of my website with "from" and ...
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e-mail ratelimit exim

Server1 sending to Server2: Connecting to domain.com [1.1.1.1]:25 ... connected SMTP<< 451 Temporary local problem - please try later SMTP>> QUIT LOG: MAIN SMTP error from remote ...
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Email Forwarding to Gmail using Exim4

I'm trying to host my own email forwarding for my domain on a small VPS but am having some odd problems getting forwarding to work. I am using exim4 on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and all of my packages are ...
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Is forwarding mail from my domain to my gmail account a bad idea? [closed]

I just configured my exim mail server to forward *@mydomain.com to my gmail account. But then I found some forums mentioning this is a bad idea. Google could eventually blacklist mydomain.com. ...
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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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Exim4 not sending to all email addresses in /etc/aliases

(I posted this on Superuser but I realized that it was probably better handled here) I've recently set up a development server at my job to test out certain features. I am setting up exim4 to be the ...