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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

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

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 ...
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Exim: Unauthenticated SMTP, server sending spam

I'm experiencing problems with my web server where someone is using it to send spam. It appears that it's accepting emails without authentication. How can I block my web server from accepting emails ...
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Exim4 uses remote SMTP to deliver to @mydomain.com even though mydomain.com is in /etc/mailname

As described in the title. If mydomain.com is THE local domain, why would exim attempt delivering mail by contacting it, rather than just storing it in a local mbox? I.e. when I do echo hello | mail ...
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Prevent outgoing spam

What are some ways to prevent spam from leaving your servers should a hosting account get compromised? Have a bunch of clients on a server with cpanel but wondering if there was a way to just ...
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Email won't send

2013-01-18 10:33:04 cwd=/home/USER/public_html/clients 3 args: /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i 2013-01-18 10:33:04 1TwDwG-00023y-Ks <= USER@host.mydomain.com U=USER P=local S=3993 ...
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EMail is not sending

I'm running exim with a CPanel setup. However, I am checking var/log/exim_rejectlog and am not seeing a single issue going to this hotmail account. its just not listed. but the email is not going in. ...
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exim or dovecot plugin or filter to put body preview to header [closed]

Is there any filter which would allow me to have the plain or html text body synopsis (preview) in the mail header as well? Like SpamAssassin does for spam emails (it inserts X-Spam-Report header with ...
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How do I get a SMTP session log in Exim?

Sometimes when debugging SMTP issues the standard maillog is not enough and I need to see the full SMTP session. In postfix I add the problematic IP to "debug_peer_list" which will enable the session ...
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Setting up existing exim emails on new server without domain

We've had a hard disk failure, and have a backup of emails. The MTA on the server was Exim. We need to setup the mails on another server to give the admin access to these emails on desktop client such ...
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Exim filters, header variables and MIME encoding

I write exim filters to forward e-mail (like maillist). In filter condition I use header variables. And I faced with some difficultes with $h_subject encoding. Try to explain with example. New e-mail ...
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exim, variable string expansion

How can I get the list of local domains from a forward file? An example of /etc/exim4/forwards: a@test.com: a@lala.com # ignore this line b@test.com: a@example.com b@hugo.com: hugo@example.com ...
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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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Configuring Exim to relay mail from authenticated users

I have multiple CentOS servers with cPanel installed, with Exim as the MTA. The goal is to: Relay mail from authenticated senders via another SMTP server Send mail from mailnull user (sendmail, PHP ...
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Exim Prevent Mail Sent by Relay

Currently it appears that somehow someone is using my server to send spam as I'm seeing 100's of rejection emails from other email services (such as gmail) saying the message could not be delivered ...
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Exim: Send mail to secondary address as well as retrying delivery

I am trying to set Exim up so that, after a certain period of time, emails are forwarded to a secondary address as well as still sitting in the undelivered queue with delivery attempts to the original ...
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exim4 and different HELO for all domain on VPS

Let's say I have domain.com , domain2.com, domain3.com on same VPS and all of them send mail, but Helo of all messages from all domains is localhost which gets rejected by some mail providers. How to ...
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Using Exim to remove e-mails from one sender

2012-11-15 09:24:03 1TZ0MN-0000Tm-2W <= USER@HOST.DOMAIN.TLD U=USER P=local S=439 T="http://USER-DOMAIN.net" for SENTTO@yahoo.com 2012-11-15 09:24:09 1TZ0MS-0000UH-Jq <= USER@HOST.DOMAIN.TLD ...
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Exim catchall and write individual email files

I want to route all incoming emails for local domains only to a single account if an account is not setup for that user. I would also like each email to be written in it's own file in user folder. I ...
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Dovecot sieve and over quota

Have got following trouble: when user is over quota there is a error message in exim log: $2012-11-06 14:22:38 1TVfxZ-00086u-U1 == username@domain R=localuser T=dovecot_delivery defer (0): Child ...