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

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How to put newline (\n) in the text of an autoreply in exim?

I have setup exim to get autoreply text from an sqlite database. It is sending the autoreply just fine with the exception that I can't get new lines in the autoreply. This is the line in the ...
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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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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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Mailman sending messages as wrong domain

I've got mailman and exim on my server for our mailing lists. When you send a message to it ( testlist@bar.company.com ), the message sender is testlist@foo.company.com. This server is locally known ...
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Using e-mail address as user name for SMTP and POP3

I have a exim4 setup as SMTP. My user naming schema is to name all mail users for this server as m001, m002, m003, ... and then redirect to a real e-mail address with virtual domains. How can I ...
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How to prevent brute force attacks on exim service through csf?

It's 3rd days that my VPS has too many brute force attacks on exim. Server features: CentOS 6 64-bit, CSF 7.03, DirectAdmin 1.43.3 I would like to stop these attacks. But I don't know what is the best ...
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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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zone not loaded due to errors

When I add these lines to my named.conf: zone "web34.com" IN { type master; file "web34.zone"; }; It outputs this when I try to restart the named service: ...
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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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spamassassin does not honour local.cf

I updated my /etc/spamassassin/local.cf spamassassin file to update some score rules. However, even after restarting spamassassin (via service), the new score are not shown in spam emails. In fact, ...
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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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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 SMTP Smarthost Setup

I used these settings to set up exim to use gmail as a smarthost, which worked. However, I don't seem to be able to use these settings against other smtp servers, such as Yahoo or Fastmail (both with ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Virtual Interface IP on cpanel not working

I am new cpanel and whm world !! I have a physical server in my office ,configured with WHM . Setup : Mail server Server is inside LAN,Total 13 IPs configured eth5 192.168.100.254 #Main IP ...
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Exim - Discard messages after last retry expired

I'm running exim 4.80 on a debian wheezy server. I'd like exim to retry failed messages periodically and discard them after 3 days, if still not delivered successfully. So I configured the retry rules ...
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Fixing return path not verified issue on Amazon SES

I am using amazon SES along with exim on my cpanel server for sending emails. Now I came across a strange problem. I created some email forwarders in my cpanel. SES is not forwarding mails to those. ...
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Exim/Cpanel Email Headers

We have been trying to figure this out for a few days now and have been all over this board as well as a few others, and this refers to Received From and X-AntiAbuse: Primary Hostname headers. We are ...
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Access the failing addresses within bounce_message_file in exim

We are running exim version 4.72 I'm using bounce_message_file to customize our bounce messages, like desribed in the documentation Within this bounce message template I can access various variables ...
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exim4 - Received: from localhost ([127.0.0.1] helo=localhost.localdomain) - fix to domain name

I have debian and exim configured to send email from Ruby Project, when I send notification DKMI, SPF - passed OK, but in gmail letter tagged as SPAM. I think problem in this header Received: from ...
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Exim, VPS and another e-mail server - can't send e-mails

Well, after a long time I found the problem. For some reason, using "www" as the hostname was causing the issue. Using "web" as hostname and re-running Exim config via dpkg-reconfigure fixed the ...
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Exim Autoreply router doesn't work for aliases

I am using an autoreply router, based on a common recipe floating on the net: Router: uservacation: driver = redirect allow_filter domains = domain.com hide_child_in_errmsg debug_print = ...
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SMTP issue causing mail to not be forwarded?

When I send an email to something@mydomain.com, expecting it to be forwarded to myemail@gmail.com via the default address set up in cPanel, it just never arrives.. If I set up an email account in ...
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Multiple email addresses for same user

I have a Linux (Debian) OS running Exim4. I own two domain names that both use the same email server and the addresses are: me@domain1.com me@domain2.com Exim always delivers mail to ...
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Extract IPs from exim_rejectlog with particular error then automatically add IP to a csf or iptable

Is there a command to do this in linux? For example extract IPs from exim_rejectlog with particular error dropped: too many syntax or protocol errors Count how many times an IP is listed and if it ...
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How to drop messages containing a specific text from exim4?

I am trying to filter messages received by exim4 on Debian by using a system_filter but for some reason exim4 keeps delivering them even if I know that the filter is loaded but the conditions are ...
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Applying exim ACL to mail from backup server

I use exim as a mail server. To combat spam, I have a catch-all email address, and use a custom email address for every service I sign up to. If they leak my address to a spam list, I can just block ...
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Mails bounce because of invalid character ('@') in username

I have a working exim setup with virtual users, working alright, except for when I try to send email to certain servers. These servers reject my emails because of #5.1.3 Invalid character ('@') in ...
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How to log output of external command with Exim and driver=redirect?

I have something like this in my Exim conf: # a customized bounce handler my_handler: debug_print = "R: ..." driver = redirect allow_defer allow_fail log_fail_output data = |/path/to/cmd ...
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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 ...