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Exim says DNS lookup succeded, but also says “host lookup did not complete”

I'm trying to send automatic notification emails to users of my website. Those emails are sent to the users by a custom daemon that sends them via exim 4. Exim's role in this is simply to relay the ...
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Postfix Sender Verification 550

I have Postfix and Dovecot installed on a VPS, and configured to forward mail on to a Gmail address, and accept smtp requests from gmail so that it can send on that domains behalf. TLS and ...
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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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Drop outgoing mail to previously unavailable mailboxes in exim using mysql database

we have a larger community portal which became bigger and bigger over the years but also has some dead accounts. Recently the ip of the server was blacklisted because many mail adresses of the users ...
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How to check MX record when delivering to virtual domains?

I run an Exim mail server with multiple virtual domains (a setup similar to this). The server is the smarthost for some other servers. Suppose I have a virtual domain example.com which has a ...
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Exim4: Deny outgoing emails with specific destination domains to being sent to the smarthost

I try to deny outgoing emails with specific destination domains to being sent to the smarthost but unsuccessfully. I'm on a debian "squeeze" configured to use a smarthost. vi ...
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debian, exim4, dovecot can't authenticate users on server

I've been configuring my new server for mail. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but I can't get any users to log in (with or without using SSL) So I can telnet to the server from the local host ...
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How to forward specific local addresses using .forward file

I have an account that recieves email using multiple addresses. I want to redirect some addresses to a different mailbox using the .forward file in my home directory, based on the local part. So say I ...
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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On debian, how to set up a MTA like exim that allows per user smarthost configuration?

I have a problem setting up something that I think would be cool. I have a server (Debian Wheezy) and I would like to let my users send email from their smarthosts. From what I have read, exim allow ...
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Exim4 require TLS for all hosts but localhost

As my webmailer does not support STARTTLS and I want to enable relaying for everyone at localhost, I would like to have Exim advertise AUTH PLAIN and LOGIN only without TLS if the connection was ...
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Exim appending hostname to fully qualified sender address

I'm having a problem at the moment on a corporate e-mail server whereby Exim is appending its server hostname onto the end of the sender's e-mail address, despite that e-mail address already being ...
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can I make Exim deliver some domain mail to lan ip address instead of MX?

I have two servers, one for web and the other for mail, behind same public IP address. Mails sent from the webserver to domains hosted in mailserver leave this log and don't reach mailserver: ...
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Configuring dynamic e-mail aliases such as “user+keyword”

My Ubuntu server is using Exim4/Courier for emails and I'd like to know if it's possible to create dynamic email aliases for receiving emails like this: client+client1name@domain.com ...
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Wildcard forwarders for vdom aliases (virtual domains) with exim

Is it possible to use a wildcard for the recipient in a virtual domain forwarder file with exim? I have setup the config as found here: ...
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Exim after Thunderbird update: “Could not negotiate a supported cipher suite” [closed]

Recently, after I installed updates on my Kubuntu 14.04. system and a new version of thunderbird was installed, I could not send emails any more. It prompts: Sending of message failed. The message ...
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Remove X-SA-Exim Headers from out going emails

I am using EXIM4 on Ubuntu 12.04 with Spamassassin for sending emails. Any emails will be relayed through Amazon SES service. But I want to hide the bellow headers in outgoing emails. ...
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exim4 - Why is rate limiting outbound mail to a smarthost only working with acl_not_smtp?

In an effort to rate limit outgoing emails per recipient (all emails are sent by the same user), I've been doing some testing in a very simple environment: ...
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exim4 reveals a mail alias when remote server rejects spam

I'm running exim4 (4.76) on Ubuntu 12.0.4.4. exim4 is set up to handle mail for mydomain.com. I have aliases set up that forward a@mydomain.com to b@gmail.com. I have SpamAssassin set up to work in ...
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Configuring Exim on CentOS with 1 Dedicated + 1 Server IP

I have a VPS running CentOS. This server has a hostname of server.domain.com and an IP of 1.1.1.1. I have a dedicated IP address on the server of 2.2.2.2 which runs a domain second.com. Second.com, ...
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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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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: ...
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How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) [closed]

Question Exim4 - DEBIAN : How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) ? Thanks a lot.
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Exim4 setup not working with piping

I'm trying to setup exim4 on the server, so that it can receive mail for a couple sub domains, and I want to pipe that to a PHP script. I want all incoming mail to be processed through my custom ...
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How can I reduce the damage of stolen mail accounts?

Currently I’m offering some webhosting to a few advertising agencies for their premium customers. But currently I have a great problem with the E-Mail Service. In the last week, the E-Mail Accounts of ...
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spamassassin does not honour local.cf

I updated my /etc/spamassassin/local.cf spamassassin file to update some score rules. However, even after restarting spamassassin (via service), the new score are not shown in spam emails. In fact, ...
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Exim4 envelope-from using PHP mail()

I've set up an exim4 server for sending email only on Debian Sid. If I just send an email it works fine and the email is delivered in my inbox. However, if I send an email using WordPress it is ...
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Send email from main domain using exim4

I've installed exim4 on my server to send email for server messages, registration messages, lost password messages etc. My server's FQDN/rDNS is mail.example.com, which I also entered during the ...
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Exim4 crypteq with MySQL lookup always fails

I got an Exim 4.80 server on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to switch from Dovecot Auth to MySQL. The passwords are stored as crypt (with sha256, beginning with $5$). The expansion looks like this: ...
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Exim acl_check_mime and zip file extension

Damn spammers. We implemented this a few weeks ago to great effect: deny message = Blacklisted file extension detected condition = ${if match \ {${lc:$mime_filename}} \ ...
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Configuring Exim4 on Debian 7 and PHP

I followed this tutorial on Linode to setup a send only mail server: https://library.linode.com/email/exim/send-only-mta-debian-6-squeeze It works but with some oddities. Sending email with PHP ...
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Encrypted Passwords on Exim Mailserver (Vestacp)

I just setup an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with VestaCp and want to secure the Mailserver. I already enabled ssl for exim and dovecot. The only thing I'm still fighting with is exim to accept encrypted ...
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Dovecot doesn't use my mail_location parameter

I'm using Exim 4.72 and Dovecot 1.2.15 on Debian 6.0.9. Exim delivers emails to /home/username in a mbox file. dovecot.conf mail_location = mbox:~/:INBOX=/var/mail/%n But - dovecot -n ...
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How to setup exim to check the From field

We setup exim to use Amazon SES to route all your emails, but we found out that if we use an email forwader created by cPanel, Amazon doesn't properly route those emails because it's coming from a ...
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Exim should save the id of a failed message to a database (or at least pipe it to a shell script)

The Setup We are running exim version 4.72 on Debian Squeeze 6 (Squeeze) (LTS). Exim is used for outgoing emails only - it does not handle emails from other servers/domains - it only handles ...
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How to find out where mystery SPAM scripts are coming from? [duplicate]

I am the datacenter manager at a small ISP and we have been having an issue with mystery scripts sending out SPAM on our server. These PHP scripts will appear mysteriously in /tmp as well as sometimes ...
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How do I ascertain correct user for exim log error?

Am I correct in thinking that this line 2014-05-28 13:22:50 failed to open /etc/backupmxhosts for linear search: Permission denied (euid=47 egid=12) is telling me that the user that is trying to ...
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Exim, hot to route local mail to other adress

I have setuped an Exim4 server on my debian wheezy server. This mail server only sends mail coming from localhost. The purpose is sending mail for my website. I have cron tasks and other services ...
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Gmail is Unreachable from Google Compute Engine

I have been getting network is unreachable errors every time i try to use php to mail something out. alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [2a00:1450:4010:c03::1a] Network is unreachable ...
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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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Two Exim servers and redirects

it is a bit fuzzy thing I try to solve so I need to ask you for a help. Our users are divided between two big buildings, that are far from each other, so we set up two independent mail servers so ...
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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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unusual rate of unsolicited mail originating from your IP address

On my server I redirect mail, arriving to in@example.com, to manager1@gmail.com and manager2@gmail.com with /etc/aliases file. Recently I got the following email in my my.email@gmail.com mailbox ...
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cPanel Change SMTP send port [closed]

Our ISP blocks outbound port 25 (annoying) and we are currently paying for a relay service. One of our clients on the server is running a high traffic website and pretty much everyone who goes on the ...
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Set up Exim to authenticate users and then relay SMTP mail via smarthost using different auth

I am attempting to use Exim to function as an SMTP server which relays mail as a smarthost to our Mandrill service. (The point of this would be using Exim to authenticate our users for IMAP mail and ...
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Exim doesn't want to do DKIM signing correctly

I'm using exim 4.82 on Debian sid. I've followed several tutorials on how to configure exim to sign outgoing emails, but it seems like something is not behaving as it should be. My diagnosis is that ...
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Forward mail to multiple recipients with exim4

I use a server to forward email sent to various domains to the appropriate users' main inboxes. I've got a fairly standard exim installation with the following major change to the configuration: ...
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exim4 redirect router, fallback if redirected delivery fails

I run an exim4 instance that is the primary MX for my domain and receives email from the public Internet. Mail for my users is forwarded on to other email addresses - I use the redirect router and ...
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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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Cannot get exim4 & gmail working

I've been following various guides on how to send email from an ubuntu server via exim and my gmail account. I think that i've been around the block so many times on this that i've cocked it up ...