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

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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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dovecot / exim setup to capture mail internally into mail boxes and allow me to browse through a mail client

I am attempting to duplicate a live oscommerce site onto a local virtual machine. I am running ubuntu 12.10 server (through virtualbox). Can someone point me towards any article, or provide me some ...
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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 ...
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How to enable pipelining in Exim4?

I am using an Exim 4 server to send email out to a few customers, I am no linux guru but it works well. One customer uses AppRiver, an we have been told we need to enable pipelining so they don't ...
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How can I send remote emails using exim?

I'm on Debian I'm trying to send an email to email@gmail.com but it's not working although I changed the configtype in update-exim4.conf.conf to "internet". It doesn't give me any output but I can't ...
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Exim no configuration file

so I need to find my configuration file for exim. Exim was already installed on my debian dedi, so I didnt install anything, but I cant find the conf file. I found a folder /ect/exim, but all thats in ...
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Editing Exim's Banner

Is there a way to place EXIM smtp banner on 1 line instead of 3 lines? The banner starts with 220. I've been searching but can not find a way. under /etc/exim.conf I have #todd host's smtp_banner = ...
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Ideal way to finding errors in Exim's log file

I have a HUGE massive Exim mail log. What is going to be a good way to go through this email log and pull out all the common and other error types so I can go in and look them up and see which ones ...
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Exim: How to turn off DKIM for forwarded mail?

I have DKIM configured in Exim for outgoing mail, as per the documentation. Exim signs all outgoing mail. But some of those outgoing messages are forwards, thanks to a user's .forward file. This is ...
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Exim service cPanel error

I cleaned out some logs from my cPanel dedicated server. I deleted all log listed at that link. Problem is with EXIM process it can not shut down, but it can run. When I try to send Email from ...
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Route Local mail in EXIM

Can I route all local Email (local domain to local domain) to another host ex: a spam filtering system on EXIM?
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Exim and spamassassin custom rule

i have exim and spamassassin (used by exiscan) installed and running, but i want to add custom rule which will add some points to emails if "to" and "envelope-to" are not identical. I added following ...
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421 Concurrent Connections - Ratelimit from helpdesk to rackspace server

We have Kayako helpdesk running on our WHM Linux server. When e-mails come in from customers, notifications are sent out by Kayako to a number of staff whose mailboxes are hosted on Rackspace mail ...
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let CRON send emails through SMTP ( debian squeeze )

i would like to send emails whenever a cronjob has completed, i read that this is possible with exim4. in /etc/alias i added the line myuser: mygmail@gmail.com in /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf ...
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Exim filter exists for bounce address but mail that uses it as sender is not delivered

I have an account level filter for any address that contains, for example, -bounces@domain.tld so that mail sent to auniqueid-bounces@domain.tld can be piped to a newsletter management script. Testing ...
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How to deliver to multiple destinations (email addresses and (via dovecot-lda) mailboxes)

I'm using exim and dovecot. All users are virtual, i.e. they come from a database. A lookup for the destination addresses for a given localpart@domain may yield multiple rows containing either the ...
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How can I make an alias expand to a list of recipients returned by a command?

I have an rarely used /etc/aliases entry vmailusers: :include:/usr/local/etc/vmailusers The /usr/local/etc/vmailusers file is generated by a cronjob executing ls /home/vmail | grep -v lists > ...
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Fixing Poor Email

I'm having an issue with SenderBase. My IPs are not blocked in any BLs but people who use SenderBase/Ciscos stuff do not get my emails. Is this because my email system is setup poorly? They list the ...
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spf record setup

Emails sent by mta from my server recognizes by spam filters as spam and there's message : Received-SPF: neutral ... Actually, I am not spammer :) So, I googled around these questions and found that ...
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Errant Script sending mail on Debian Server

Running debian testing(wheezy) on a virtual host as a web server/mysql server. It's got logwatch installed, and occasionally I'm getting a mail bounce to an invalid address. It's inconsistent in ...
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How can I make exim deliver a single incoming mail to multiple local maildirs?

I'm maintaining an IMAP server running FreeBSD which uses exim 4.80 as its MTA. Right now I try to create an email alias so that I can address all users of the system for informing them about ...
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Limiting CPU/IO usage for linux services

I've seen EXIM crash a system when it gets loaded by 10000s of e-mails from a user/script. I was wondering if there was a way to limit it's usage on a system and protect the system or service from ...
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SMTP loop issue with HAProxy and Exim

I have set up a HAProxy server which is proxying all emails to my email server. That was done for security purposes. External IPs: Proxy server (HAProxy 1.3.26): 192.168.0.1 Mail server (Exim 4.63): ...
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Cpanel exim set up a mail relay for spam filtering

Okay here's the problem: I'm using cpanel. I am trying to set up spamtitan. If anyone has done this before than that should be enough information to answer the question, comically enough. Now for ...
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exim sending mail to wrong mail server

I have recently taken over management of a server running centos and whm. It has several websites and domains running under reseller accounts. Email has always been on a server at our actual office. I ...
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Exim message rewriting on system alias router

What's the best method for rewriting the To: fields only when the system aliases router matches? Our mail is delivered correctly but the To: fields are misleading.