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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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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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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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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exim4: queue_run_max: not found

I need to manage the number of outgoing concurrent SMTP connections - other mail servers are complaining that I have more than 50 concurrent connections and throttling my outgoing mail. I googled and ...
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How to log server IP in exim main log

I'm sending mails using IP rotation in exim, I tried to log the server IP in exim log, using log_selector = +all in exim conf, but it's not logging the server IP in exim main log Is it possible to ...
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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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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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monitor of systemd resource with pacemaker & corosync returns “not running” when cloned while it is

The setup: - OS: CentOS 7, latest versions op Corosync, Pacemaker & PCS - two node active/active cluster with a virtual IP - on both nodes Exim is running for outoging mail (SMTP), nothing special ...
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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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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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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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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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Server IP variable in received_header_text in exim config

I would like to change received_header_text in exim config and I need to use server IP in it. Is there a variable that I can use there to get server IP? What I try to do: See related question. I ...
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How to prohibit connections on port 25 except from real mail servers - exim, ubuntu

I'm fairly new to email servers, and my VPS has being blacklisted (for the second time) IP Address 45.56.85.76 is listed in the CBL. It appears to be infected with a spam sending trojan, proxy ...
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Exim4 can not send mails via mail client

I'm using Exim4 as my smtp server, in my case, I can send e-mails to any mail accounts from my smtp server, but when I tried to use Thunderbird to send mails, it shows the following error. Sending of ...
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slow client connection to exim server (about 40 seconds)

i have encountered problem: my users complains that sending process takes too long. The log file show me this: 2015-02-04 15:03:09 SMTP connection from [172.17.20.28] (TCP/IP connection count = 3) ...
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Exim4 doesn't add DKIM signatures

I cannot overcome a problem with exim - it's not adding DKIM headers to my outgoing mail. support:~# cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 7 \n \l support:~# dpkg -l|grep exim ii exim4 ...
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Exim4 using Gmail as SmartHost can't show own e-mail address

I'm using one gmail account as the Smart Host, and it is successful to send email from my own email address to another address. But when the email is received, the sender is the gmail account, not my ...
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Exim4 as a relay only on our local network

I want to use alert email from CMC http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/1987.dell-chassis-management-controller. It's seems my Debian rejected its connection. Maybe Exim4 ...
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cPanel/EXIM re-routing mails through Mandrill to circumvent Gmail rate-limit

I have two cPanel domain (lets assume abc.com and xyz.com) where we have 300+ mailboxes. Users email themselves and outside the company. Most of the emails sent outside the company are to GMAIL. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Save emails to eml files on Exim server

I want to store emails received to an Exim mail server as .eml files. Is that possible? The goal of this is to allow users to download received emails from a web page.
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Exim - send e-mails in the queue that are for one recipient in correct order (FIFO)

Imagine this scenario: send mail 1 to someone@email.com --> server unavailable, message queued send mail 2 to someone@email.com --> server unavailable, message queued send mail 3 to ...