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

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How can I set a default email domain name on debian?

I have exim4 configured on my server as an email forwarder (for example sending an email to admin@mydomain.com will result in the email being forwarded to my personal gmail email account). This ...
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I switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512, now exim4 won't accept smtp-logins

I have recently switched my password hashing from md5 to ssha512. This works fine with dovecot, so I can read incoming mail without problems. It does not work as well for exim4. Log output from ...
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Bounce message from gsmtp - weird message path

Please consider the following email headers from a message that was returned to the original sender. The multipart bounce message also contains the transcript (clear text + HTML) of the correspondence ...
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Linux email server for sending email from multiple IP addresses

I'm trying to setup an email server so it has the capability to send email from multiple IP addresses, so our marketing system can send email from multiple domains, while keeping the reverse DNS ...
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Exim to only relay mails for specific email accounts

I am setting up a secondary mx server and want exim to only relay email accounts listed within a file on my server. I have gone through the configuration and can find where I can add domains but not ...
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How to configure exim4 to orelay email from a specific IP?

I am attempting to set up an SMTP relay server, using exim4. However, I have only one IP that I want to be allowed to send email through my server. Is this done using iptables or some configuration ...
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exim4 mail relay for multiple domains

I have hMailServer running on a Windows 2012 box and exim4 running on a separate box. However, I would like to continue configuring my email accounts on the Windows server (via hMailServer), but relay ...
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defer (111): Connection refused when trying to send mail [closed]

I am getting desperate for answers. The problem is simple, some email messages are getting stuck in our queue and hitting their retry limits, which ultimately end up in a never end deliverable bounce ...
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Exim - password disclosure by world-readable exim.conf - is that necessary?

I saw /etc/exim.conf is world-readable. The issue with this is to configure Exim to use an SMTP service like Sendgrid to route all outgoing email, you put your username and password into that file, ...
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exim: How to reject spam mail depending on destination domain

Currently, I have exim set up to mark spam mail, and reject spam mail with high scores, using these ACL instructions in the acl_smtp_data ACL: warn condition = ${if ...
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Drop non-TLS connection on EXIM

How to restrict access to EXIM to clients with STARTTLS? I want to be able to drop non-TLS connections. Current setup: tls_on_connect_ports = 465 tls_advertise_hosts = * tls_certificate = ...
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Unable to send mail through php script

I have setup a server with the following settings: CentOS release 6.3 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m Linux version 2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@c6b8.bsys.dev.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.6 ...
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Exim Email hacked or Backscatter attack

I have undertaken an Exim Server for a client, this morning I Woke up to about 100 bounce backs from Hotmail with the following: "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender" Googling I have come across ...
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Configure exim4 to use Microsoft Exchange as smarthost

My company has set recently set up an Active Directory driven Microsoft Exchange environment to consolidate outgoing mails. We do have a set of staging servers which should now use our MSEXCHG as ...
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Automatically rescan email with SpamAssassin after it has been received

For the past months, the amount of spam I've been receiving has been driving me crazy. Despite running SpamAssassin (with RBL checks) on my Exim4 mailserver, a lot of it has been finding its way to ...
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Recommended setup for F5 with multiple EXIM servers behind

I have following setup: 4 EXIM 4.80.1 servers. All mail relay clients are redhat linux , I use mailx command for testing relay from clients specified in "hostlist" on exim.conf Have valid cert ...
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Does Windows Azure blocks port 587?

I am trying to use Exim4 as my email server on Windows Azure. I found Exim4 uses STARTTLS to do SMTPS, and the port number is 587. The problem is I opened 587 in Azure vm Endpoints, but I can not use ...
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rsyslog Email On SSH/SFTP Login Fails

I have tried the following on my Nginx server, but do not get any emails upon SSH (or SFTP) login. I put this code in /etc/rsyslog.d/notify.conf and have ensured this file is being called by ...
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Gmail marks all my emails sent by exim4 as spam [duplicate]

I configured a Virtual Private Server as send-only mail server with exim4. Anyway, when I send an email to a Gmail account, it is marked as spam, because "it violates the guidelines for the sender ...
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Rate limit exim per user basis

How can I implement "rate limit" in Exim so that every user in my exim can send specific number of emails per day. List A of Users can send 100 emails per day and the list B of users can send 500 ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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Exim4 intercept all outgoing mail

I have a LAMP stack set up on a Debian 8 (jessie) machine. I'm trying to find a way of intercepting all outgoing mail sent by PHP (through sendmail) and instead of sending it out, deliver it to my ...
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Exim Blacklist -> *domain doesn't work

I have a manual filter in the exim. It was done this way: In section: "CONFIG". I put: domainlist exim_blacklist lsearch;/etc/eximblacklist In Section: "PREROUTERS". I put: driver = redirect # ...
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IP Blackliste with CBL for 'HELO' command? [closed]

My Setup: cPanel w/ Centos + CloudLinux 6 EXIM. suPHP. PHP 5.5. 'prevent 'nobody' user from sending..' enabled Other Enabled Settings: CSF firewall (SMTP tweak enabled), CXS, suPHP, mail header ...
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EXIM4 Multiples google app

I've several sites which are hosted on my dedicated server (CENTOS 6). I need to configure exim to use gmail as relay server with an authentication per host. If someone use the contact form on ...
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Send Email to Admin when Message size limit exceeded

How to trigger an email to admin, when someone tried to send an email exceeding the message size limit? I couldn't find any such configuration to tweak. Note : I use exim MTA
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Change From name when sending emails

I have setup exim4 on Debian 7 to send emails for alerts and stuff on my server to my Gmail account. I edited /etc/email-addresses and added a line: sysadmin: sysadmin@example.com When I receive ...
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Getting Access Denied on outgoing smtp mail

Someone got malware on their computer at the office and it started sending thousands of emails in just a few minutes. Eventually, the server decided to stop sending them but now no one can send email ...
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Protecting Exim queue from spammers and hogging system resources

Is there a way to protect Exim from spammers? Today had someone sign up and spam the queue with a bunch of e-mails. I run CPanel and have it so Exim only allows so many per hour but the system hit a ...
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exim queue notification if a domain is sending more than x number of emails

I am running Exim as an MTA. I have also implemented a Per hour Per domain email Limit. Still I see that my IP reputation goes bad if a spammer sends more than x amount of emails in 24 hours or so. I ...
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Block brute force attacks on exim2 [closed]

Suddenly some people or computers are trying to log in on my linux directadmin server. The last days I receive a lot of messages of brute force attacks for Exim2 in Direct Admin. I have already ...
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Minimal setting of Exim from Debian 8.0 “Jessie” to work out-of-the-box for receiving mail

I am looking for a simple advice what should be essentially (minimally) done to make a default Debian 8 Jessie's exim4-daemon-heavy installation to actually receive any mail. Speaking of essential ...
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exim: redirect all but a number of local parts

On my server, I implement redirects using this router virtual_aliases: driver = redirect allow_defer allow_fail data = ${lookup{$local_part@$domain}wildlsearch*@{/etc/vhosts/forwards}} ...
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Can't communicate with SMTP server from particular machine

Here is the situation: When I run the following on my local machine, the mail server responds: $ telnet mail.server.com 2525 Trying <mail.server.com IP>... Connected to mail.server.com. ...
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SMTP connection from localhost

Since a few days ago I have been seeing recurrent SMTP connection from localhost each few minutes or so when checking /var/log/exim_mainlog 2015-05-08 13:34:41 SMTP connection from [127.0.0.1]:48724 ...
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can someone explain this exim mainlog lines? [duplicate]

i dont understand this lines in exim mainlog , may anybody explain this ? my server is sending spam and i need to stop it. 2015-04-25 07:51:42 1Ylqf0-0000TF-G1 DKIM: d=mandrillapp.com s=mandrill ...
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EXIM alloying in spme despite strict rules [duplicate]

Here is a copy of a header from a recent spam e-mail: Return-path: <Deals---Alert@headja.cricket> Envelope-to: user@domain.tld Delivery-date: Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:58:51 +0400 Received: from ...
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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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Checking puppet-generated exim config before deploying

I use Puppet to generate /etc/exim4.conf and I want to make sure that the configuration is valid before I install the file on production systems. I've considered— using a git hook to call ...
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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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How can one configure exim still to reject invalid recipients after an earlier ACL returned “discard”?

For the reasons set out in my earlier question Originating (non-critical) emails from a "less-trusted" host, it unfortunately seems that we must run an SMTP server for the sole purpose of accepting ...
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Can mailman/exim reject nonmember postings at connection time?

I am using Mailman with Exim. When a nonmember posts to a mailing list, Mailman can be configured in any of the following ways, each of which has a problem: Accept it -- this distributes spam to ...
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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 - SMTP protocol synchronization error

Today I checked logs on my server and noticed that there are so many logs like: 2015-04-13 13:08:47 no host name found for IP address 210.51.188.252 2015-04-13 13:08:47 SMTP protocol synchronization ...
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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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Centos Directadmin Dovecot Exim, Forward Email From a Different Email Address [closed]

I am trying to set up a Facebook group so anyone can send email to a specific address and this gets forwarded to our groups address and so is posted in the group. However unfortunately if you just ...
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Have main account email :fail: in Exim [closed]

The main user account for a web server (domain@domain.com) is not used for email at all, but receives a lot of spam. I'd like these messages to just :fail:. I've tried adding a .forward file for the ...
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Pipe message and auth login to a external script in Exim

I've been doing a bit of research but I'm stuck on this one. I'd like to be able to get a message sent by an authenticated user and pipe it to a script, along with the auth login of the sender. I'm ...
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Configure Exim to send to internal & external addresses

I inherited a web site that's apparently using Exim as its MTA. Let's say that we can access the site at: http://example.com/ The users who work at Example Corp. noticed that they did not receive ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...