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

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exim4 multi domain relay - update-exim4.conf.conf

I am trying to configure a Debian vServer to relay mails for multiple domains pointed to the vServer. The vServer has a fixed ip. The webserver for all domains is working fine. With one domain the ...
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Minimal Exim router which simply adds custom header

I answered this question with my current solution, but as I said I'm not 100% happy with it. That solution to the question 'How to add a custom header to all outgoing mail' involved adding the ...
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How to rewrite fullname in Exim(relay)

I have a relay server on Exim. I need the full sender's name in the messages going through it to be changed. For example, it was 'Иванов Иван i.ivanon@domain.com' and it became 'Ivanov Ivan ...
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Exim can't send email (unable to set gid or uid forcing real = effective)

I've a debian Jessie and Exim4. I can't send email from php, error given is: unable to set gid=33 or uid=0 (euid=0): forcing real = effective I've tried to search for this problem but nothing helps ...
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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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exim4 dkim only signing emails from root

I have set up exim4 on my raspberry pi, and configured exim to sign emails with dkim. This works perfectly when an email is sent from "root@mydomain.com", but when I send an email from any user other ...
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Exim to forward all mail to mailin

How can i setup exim, to store mails regulary but to send copy of them (forward) to local mailin server runinng on port 9025 for example? Same question is for sending mails, i want to send them to ...
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How to use “keep_environment” option in exim 4 on Debian

I am running exim 4.84_2 on Debian, now since a few weeks I get the following mails from anacron: /etc/cron.daily/exim4-base: LOG: MAIN Warning: purging the environment. Suggested action: use ...
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Software to send all mails to external script with exim and dovecot

I am using exim and dovecot, and i have used roundcubemail for reading and sending. Now i need solution to create api for sending mails via php and smpt, and solution to forward all incoming mails to ...
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Is there a way to prevent sendmail/php scripts from relaying email through a smarthost? [on hold]

On a cPanel server, running EXIM as a mail server, I implemented a smarthost to send email though Sendgrid. I'd like to route only business email though this smarthost. That is, emails sent from ...
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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 - 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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perl custom script to delete exim queue

Some years ago I wanted to lean perl and written a script to delete the exim queue if a condition is met: #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Mail::Sendmail; my $host = `/bin/hostname`; ...
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Remove local headers on debian wheezy for outgoing mail

I have clean installation of debian wheezy. I need to remove following headers: Received: from www-data by %SERVERNAME% with local (Exim 4.80) Related answers did not help, because i just can't ...
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Exim restrict send emails only from predefined list of emails

I use Exim MTA. I need to restrict hosting (lamp) send emails only from predefined list "From:" emails per user to prevent massive spam if website was hacked. Users use php to send emails via builtin ...
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How do I get to write exim delivery result in mysql

Good evening. I have such a scheme. The main server and multiple mail servers. Each mail server installed exim is realized through sending phpmailer. Logs are parsed delivery in php and then recorded ...
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Exim mainlog character encoding

In my exim4 installation I keep getting both UTF-8 encoded and extended ANSI encoded mainlog containing strings like "tämä" (correctly in UTF-8) and "t\xe4\m\xe4" (ANSI). The latter escaped markings ...
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Why is exim not adding the DKIM header to emails?

My emails used to be getting signed with DKIM in the header. Now if you check the email source it is not signing. Whatis wrong? How can I debug, what logs can I look at? cat ...
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Using TLS in email sending

I've configured my server (Exim on Debian Linux) to send emails (with SMTP) only to email servers which accept TLS. I did this so that nobody can steal a password reminder email. Right decision? Do ...
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How much protection is provided for my remote centos vps by using certificate-only root login

I have two leased centos servers, one to run mysql for backends to the web and mail server on the other, as well as data from my android apps. I am only planning to give access to the data server if ...
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exim4 issues sending mail to gmail

I am trying to send automated emails from my server to my gmail account, so that I can get important notices like when my webserver is not responding, or just some daily statistics. As email sending ...
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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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Hide High Scoring Entries from ASSP Daily Block Report

I enabled the daily block reports on ASSP, but they aren't terribly useful because they include all blocked messages, even those that have such a high score there is almost no possibility they are ...
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exim4 failed to read delivery status : frozen message

I'm having some difficulty with exim4 in that after sending an auto_away message successfully, it has difficulty reading the status and then creates a frozen message in the mailbox. 2016-04-19 ...
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External Relay Server when server is on Blacklist

I have a Server with Cpanel , that is in a network with Blacklist (no way to change the Ip , all dirty ) , what i want to do , is install another server in another network that all emails sended can ...
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How to change reply to address if using smtp auth in Exim mail server

If I use smtp auth for send mail on mail client , the reply-to address received by destination is the same used in smtp authentication. I must authenticate with the same . It is forced by exim ...
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exim 4 : add header to ALL messages

I'm looking for a way to add headers to all outgoing emails in exim4 (debian 8 setup). I have tried differents things based on headers_add but i guess my main question is where to put this rule (the ...
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Exim4 and “550 smtp auth required” error

I have a server with Exim4 It manage the domain example.com A desktop user which running Thunderbird, is using the SMTP of his ISP (it don't using the server's smtp for some pertinent reasons). The ...
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IPv6 + PTR + gmail returning error

I have a problem with mail connected to gmail account. Every time when i wanna send mail i got that error: Our system has detected that this message does not meet IPv6 sending guidelines regarding ...
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exim4 configuration with SRS daemon

I'm struggeling setting up exim 4 with an external SRS daemon (Debian package srs). The srsd is running and converting addresses back and forward just fine. I can't use exim's built-in srs code, since ...
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Exim: Force email auth for users of local domains

I'm configuring exim4 for virtual users with dovecot and postgresql and I got a problem I cannot resolve, the situation is this: I need that when a 'localdomain' user tries to send a email to another ...
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How to test Outgoing mail from exim for proper tls configuration

Been using Exim a long time. Never setup TLS before however. I think I have it configured, but need to test that it can SEND OUTBOUND only email using TLS to a mail server. The server does not ...
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Bypass DSpam For IPs or Domains/DSpam RBLs

I am trying to bypass DSpam for accounts that are local (on the same server). My server goes Exim, DSpam, dovecot. I have already bypassed Exim for the IPs that are on the server. I would like to be ...
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exim4: ETC_MAILNAME showing up in logs for failed messages

I have /etc/mailname properly configured as mydomain.com, and in my crontab I have MAILFROM=myuser@mydomain.com, but yet when mail goes out, is frozen in the queue and the sender is ...
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How do I change Exim4's primary_hostname on a Debian box?

Some remote SMTP server I am trying to deliver mail to refuses to accept the HELO from my server: 504 5.5.2 <localhost>: Helo command rejected: need fully-qualified hostname Apparently, my ...
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Exim - receiving malicious mail from own address?

I'm facing an issue whereas one of my users is receiving an email which is sent by his own address containing a javascript zipped file which obviously is malicious. I have tried to look in the logs ...
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How to backup mail with exim4 server

I have a little exim4 mail server with local delivery to /var/mail folder. How can I backup mails? Is it enought to simply save all /var/mail folder? In this case, how to restore?
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Understanding exim4 outgoing message logs. Am I a spammer?

Today I got many spammy emails into my mailbox, I looked in exim4 logs and I found some suspected activities. I would like to understand the serverity of this attack, if I got spammy mail I can ...
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Error in parsing adding TLS support to Exim4 server

I want to add TLS to my Exim4 server. I followed this tutorial: http://mindref.blogspot.it/2011/03/exim4-ssl-tls.html When I try to connet with TLS on port 25 i log this error: TLS error on ...
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Courier authdaemon socket missing (exim4)

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server, I'm running Exim4 together with Courier. I tried to configure Exim to use a DNSBL blacklist shortly. Since I rebooted the server, the mail server doesn't work anymore. When ...
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How to create an Exim router to redirect email and then use alternate gateway

essentially we are migrating to Google Apps for Work away from cPanel (centOS5.11 Exim 4.86) I need to tell Exim: redirect a list of users to an alternate list of email address and then use an ...
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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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Exim4: How to add or rewrite Reply-to: header in outgoing messages?

How can I configure exim header rewriting to take care of forgotten Reply-To: headers in emails leaving our company? We want to have certain Reply-To: headers added to all official emails leaving ...
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Can't find received_header_text in exim.config file

I would like to modify received_header_text to add additional "Received: ..." header for authenticated mails - so gmail import will check SPF against our server, not client IP. But my exim.conf does ...
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Why does my server hostname appear in Exim email headers sent from a different domain?

I've had several problems with SMTP emails from my server and domain sent using Exim being blocked by certain other domains, which may have been partly due to certain server settings tripping up ...
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IP used in the HELO request [closed]

I'm currently working on setting up my new VPS in a way so my emails dont get into the spam folders (ie Gmail, Hotmail etc). For all this to happen, all the DNS/SMTP configurations need to be setup ...
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Self-signed certificate error with exim: CA is unknown

I added ssl support to my exim smtp server. Now I'm trying it with a Thunderbird client, first of all I imported my self signed certificate to thunderbird keystore and than I tried to connect. It ...
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Reject emails from specific address on exim

i have a spammer that is driving me crazy. What i want to do is reject his emails altogether so he receives an instant message saying "message rejected" or similar. Can exim do this? How? Note: This ...
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Debian : configure an send-only smtp server (exim or postfix)

I’m configuring a debian server and I need a mail server for all notifications (fail2ban, logwatch, etc). I need those notification to be send to a specific email address. I have an smtp account with ...
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How to have exim on server with multiple domains send each mail from its own domain, not the server hostname?

Suppose I have a VPS with multiple dedicated IP addresses and multiple domains: domain-a.com is on 11.11.11.11, mx is mail.domain-a.com domain-b.com is on 22.22.22.22, mx is mail.domain-b.com ...