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

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Forcing a sender name on outgoing mail

I'm attempting to implement a consistent standard across my company's email accounts as the business grows and we also become involved with other market sectors (for which we have alternative accounts ...
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Exim4 Smart Host Relay

I am running Exim 4.71. I want to: Route all email from A.com through mail.A.com Route all email from [B-E].com through mail.B.com Send all other email directly. Here is the configuration I have ...
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Exim force TLS for specific destination domain

I need to configure Exim to require TLS when sending emails to a specific domain. I know that I can use hosts_require_tls = host in the smtp transport. But it sounds like that requires that I set ...
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Forward email from exim to another mail server on different port

Exim seems to be very flexible and configurable. What would be the best approach for me to forward an incoming email to exim to another mail server running on a different port like lamson? I am ...
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Email Server Configuration (exim4)

I recently setup an exim4 server instance only for the purpose of allowing our host to send outgoing emails (the application hosted therein sends a number of automated email messages). Recently ...
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Exim send failure “421 SMTP incoming data timeout” - Message body lacks '\n' at the end

I'm trying to figure out how this issue is occurring and how to stop it. Somehow messages are getting into our inbound Exim spool without any \n at the end. When our outbound Exim process tries to ...
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Exim MTA shows dmz address and local domain name in outgoing message headers

We've recently added an Exim-based (MailCleaner) MTA in our DMZ that sends and receives email to and from our LAN email server. It works great, but I'm a little wary of one of the headers it places ...
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How to remove duplicates in Exim .forward file?

I would like to remove duplicates messages in some mailing-lists (cross-list posting) in my Exim .forward file. I was using procmail before with these commands: :0 Wh: msgid.lock | /usr/bin/formail ...
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How Do I Configure Exim4 on Ubuntu to Send Mail Using Google Apps?

I have an Ubuntu VPS that is using exim4 as a satellite email server set up to send mail through Google Apps. Mail meant to go to an address hosted by Google gets delivered. This means that things ...
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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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monitoring mailscanner queue with zabbix

Anoyne knows how to setup zabbix monitoring for mailscanner queue ? We managed to setup monitoring for exim queue, but we noticed that mailscanner also fills its queue sometimes and we would like ...
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Debian exim4 rate limits

I try to limit on exim4 the outgoing mails per day per domain, i found this: acl_check_ratelimit: accept authenticated = * endpass ratelimit = 40 / 1d / per_rcpt / ...
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Exim on Centos - Configuring gmail smtp

I want to set up Exim to send the mails through my gmail (actually my domains google apps). I have added the router, transport and authenticator. Specifically: gmail_route: driver = manualroute ...
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mailman mailing list deleting emails before delivered to list in WHM/CPanel

I have a server running WHM/CPanel. I have a mailing list set up and it has been working fine. Today, I went to send a mail to the list (I am included as a recipient) but the mail never came through. ...
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exim instances like feature

regarding my question here: remote smtp with local failover I need to setup two exim on the same server, both listening on localhost. I evaluated using nullmailer and exim, but Debian wont allow to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SMTP test to my server comes without “.com” at the end of the domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change Exim4’s primary_hostname on a Debian box? My client is not receiving emails from mail.espacioenblanco.banesco.com because they are being blocked for his ...
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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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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.
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How to reject incoming mail, except when sender is on a whitelist (Exim)

I have a cPanel VPS with multiple hosted domains. For only a couple of these domains, I would like to set up a special whitelist-only scenario. Furthermore, I need this to apply to only one user on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Append to outgoing e-mail on ExIM the proper way

We are a small charity organization running ExIM for our emails. Is there a proper way to configure ExIM to append links to our facebook and twitter profiles to every outgoing mail? I found this ExIM ...
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Using exim4 as smarthost with multiple recipient servers

I've two mail server, one running exim4 as smarthost. atm it delivers all mails to the second server (with the mailboxes). Now I want the smarthost to send all message also to a new server for ...
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How to force emails through reseller dedicated IP using WHM/cPanel

I followed this tutorial: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/EximDifferentIps To specify "which IP addresses specific domains on your server should send mail with Exim". ...
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Exim: Use remote_smtp or smarthost for failover

I've got a server with exim4 and a smarthost in front of it, the use of the smarthost is mandatory, the university closed down port 25. However, on IPv6 this port is open. So when the receiving server ...
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Exim Throttling - how to setup exim to control email deliveries/hour to each ISP?

I couldn't find any resource about how to setup exim throttling. I needed to control email delivery flow respecting each ISP rate limits and guidelines. Can anyone point me some references on how to ...
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Create Exim account and foward to another address

I have a domain which I use google apps for email services on. We now have a requirement to be able to receive email on a subdomain for one email address only. Rather than setting up a second Google ...
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Exim Router Forwarding

I am looking to use exim on a 'frontend' simply to hide the IP of the true backend mail servers. This exim configuration will server for multiple domains. Really what I am looking for is confirmation ...
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Email wildcard subdomain using Exim

I want to process all emails sent to @.example.com (that is any subdomain of example.com) to a PHP script using EXIM. Is this possible and can someone show me a tutorial/clue related to this one. ...
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Send mail error Ubuntu VPS

I am experiencing an error when trying to send mail to certain hosts from my VPS. Here is an example: SMTP error from remote mail server after MAIL FROM:<someone@mysite.com.com> SIZE=1409: host ...
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configuring dnsbl for exim4 (on debian)

Debian docu says i should do it this way: CHECK_RCPT_DOMAIN_DNSBLS = zen.spamhaus.org/$sender_address_domain : dnsbl.sorbs.net/$sender_address_domain but it does not work. my dialup ip is listed on ...
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Can I get exim to reject some email addresses

I have exim set up to accept local address with a suffix of -. So if joe is a user then joe-anything is accepted. However there are some of these subaddresses I want to reject (they have become too ...
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Help with “exim wait-remote_smtp” at 99% cpu

I'm currently in the process of building up a web application. However, I occasionally run into an issue where "usr/sbin/exim_tidydb /var/spool/exim wait-remote_smtp" suddenly jumps up to 99% cpu and ...
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Can't log into POP3 account using Exim/Dovecot mail server (debian)

I'm trying to set up a mail server for our dedicated server, and the only thing remaining that doesn't work is the POP login. The outlook dialog box just keep asking me for the right user ...
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Having problems with high CPU usage and apparent memory leak of Exim

I'm having problems with my server and am hoping you can help. The culprit appears to be exim. The CPU usage is consistently high and the memory usage trends up and up and up for no apparent reason ...
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Exim 4 pipe select command/script from mysql db

Is there an option to run a mysql lookup in the pipe driver of exim? MYSQL_Q_SCRIPT=SELECT script FROM MYSQL_EMAILTABLE WHERE domain='${quote_mysql:$domain}' AND ...