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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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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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exim4 - Why is rate limiting outbound mail to a smarthost only working with acl_not_smtp?

In an effort to rate limit outgoing emails per recipient (all emails are sent by the same user), I've been doing some testing in a very simple environment: ...
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154 views

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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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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Send email from main domain using exim4

I've installed exim4 on my server to send email for server messages, registration messages, lost password messages etc. My server's FQDN/rDNS is mail.example.com, which I also entered during the ...
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168 views

cPanel Change SMTP send port [closed]

Our ISP blocks outbound port 25 (annoying) and we are currently paying for a relay service. One of our clients on the server is running a high traffic website and pretty much everyone who goes on the ...
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151 views

Sending mail from PHP gives Unrouteable address

I have a Debian server running PHP and Exim4 (among other things of course). The PHP application is sending 1000s of emails every day all of which work fine, however I now have a new customer and my ...
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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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Exim retry is Message based instead of host based? why

from what I understand exim retries are supposed to be HOST based, NOT message based. This seems to make sense to me; if a host's server is overloaded or otherwise telling you to "delay sending ...
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how to Dedupe email messages in exim mail server (Linux)

If a User is listed in multiple aliases or multiple mailing list or groups a message is sent to more than one of the aliases, mailing list or group the end User will receive multiple copies. How to ...
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Exim internal sending incorrect authentication

I have a problem with sending authenticated e-mails via SMTP on my hosting with CPanel using Exim. The problem occurs only when the script send (connection) is performed internally on the server. ...
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572 views

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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1answer
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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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Exim + Spamassassin, automatically throttle spammy IP addresses

I am watching my email gateway blackhole spam messages using spamassassin - anything over a specific score. Right now, it is dropping around 3 per second. This is great, but I would prefer the spam ...
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407 views

Cant open a port on my linux server [closed]

Here is the thing, my server fails to connect to gmail SMTP with timeout error. I think the 465 port is closed on my server so I did couple of thing, now my csf.config file hase this two lines: ...
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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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387 views

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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419 views

remote smtp with local failover

i want to make a specific setup for my site but im not sure if its possible or how to do it... The thing is, my site had a few issues which i tracked to connectivity problems to mandrill, so i ...
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114 views

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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696 views

Simple Linux SMTP Server [closed]

I need to provide 3 SMTP servers for clients to use for printers and scanners that require an SMTP server to send email out, they will be load balanced with DNS round robin. All I need it to do is ...
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93 views

How to save addresses from bounced messages in Exim 4?

I need to save all bounces in a database, so I can query it from my application and not mail to any address that bounced more than X times. If I recall correctly, Postfix allows to pipe messages to ...
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745 views

Exim SMTP synchronization error when PIPELINING

I am sending email messages from a PHP script to an Exim 4.71 server via SMTP. The server advertises pipelining so I am trying to take advantage of it. However, when I read back the return codes I ...
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395 views

Sendmail - exim4, postfix, Drupal SMTP - none working

I want to send emails from my Debian 6 server. I only want to send. I've followed every set of instructions I can find for Sendmail, Exim4 and Postfix and can not get any working. I tried the SMTP ...
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139 views

What does “domain or user is in the queue only list. Message queued” mean?

Emails to my domain are periodically being delayed. I see in Exim's log file /var/log/exim_mainlog messages like the following: 2013-05-16 18:58:18 1Ud77q-0002ns-Rd <= email@my.host.name ...
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2answers
377 views

Intermediate SMTP server (exim), how to handle backscatter?

I have a dedicated Ubuntu Lucid box at a hosting provider that is my backup MX (running exim4 4.71-3ubuntu1.4) for domains that I have configured on an Exchange 2007 server on my LAN. So my Exim ...
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1answer
640 views

Exim can't send emails out of my server, but can receive

I installed cpanel on a new server, so exim is included. As my provider blocks port 25, I added port 587 (according to the ISP recomendation), to the "Allow exim to listen on port " setting. I can ...
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1answer
793 views

exim is not accepting external connections

Update: It's definitely my ISP blocking port 25. I told Exim to listen on a non-standard port, and then checked from a remote computer to that port, and it went through just fine. So, I guess I have ...
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1answer
256 views

Why does Exim's “sendmail” apparently do nothing for about 5 seconds before sending any mail?

I'm having a problem where calling "sendmail" results in it just sitting there for about 5 seconds before doing anything. I tried calling it with "-d" and this is the output: # sendmail -d [My email] ...
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2answers
860 views

Is forwarding mail from my domain to my gmail account a bad idea? [closed]

I just configured my exim mail server to forward *@mydomain.com to my gmail account. But then I found some forums mentioning this is a bad idea. Google could eventually blacklist mydomain.com. ...
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1answer
135 views

Require STARTTLS for sending email in exim

I have configured exim to work with dovecot (might be useful to point out) in both IMAP and SMTP auth. I need to make exim require STARTTLS + CRAM-MD5 when a client authenticates to send an email ...
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How do I get a SMTP session log in Exim?

Sometimes when debugging SMTP issues the standard maillog is not enough and I need to see the full SMTP session. In postfix I add the problematic IP to "debug_peer_list" which will enable the session ...
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1answer
246 views

How can I send remote emails using exim?

I'm on Debian I'm trying to send an email to email@gmail.com but it's not working although I changed the configtype in update-exim4.conf.conf to "internet". It doesn't give me any output but I can't ...
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152 views

Editing Exim's Banner

Is there a way to place EXIM smtp banner on 1 line instead of 3 lines? The banner starts with 220. I've been searching but can not find a way. under /etc/exim.conf I have #todd host's smtp_banner = ...
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1answer
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Exim service cPanel error

I cleaned out some logs from my cPanel dedicated server. I deleted all log listed at that link. Problem is with EXIM process it can not shut down, but it can run. When I try to send Email from ...
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1answer
609 views

let CRON send emails through SMTP ( debian squeeze )

i would like to send emails whenever a cronjob has completed, i read that this is possible with exim4. in /etc/alias i added the line myuser: mygmail@gmail.com in /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf ...
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exim sending mail to wrong mail server

I have recently taken over management of a server running centos and whm. It has several websites and domains running under reseller accounts. Email has always been on a server at our actual office. I ...
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1answer
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Exim: What happens after the “dot” [closed]

I'm using Exim on a Cpanel server, my server is taking too long to process incoming emails after the "dot" ("."). I'm trying to troubleshoot but having a hard time figuring the order of the ACL's ...
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3answers
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Exim4 with multiple websites

I'm on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I managed to install & configure Exim4 following this guide. I set my hostname to 'multiformeingegno.com' and my /etc/hosts looks like this: 127.0.0.1 ...
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What host name should the SSL certificate for an SMTP server contain?

I have a server foo.example.com at 192.0.2.1 It runs exim to receive e-mail for several of my domains. My domains each have an MX record pointing to mx.example.com, which resolves to 192.0.2.1 If I ...
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Monitoring outgoing messages using EXIM

I work as an IT guy in a law firm. I am recently asked to make a system wherein all the outgoing emails coming from our server to our clients will be put on hold first and wait for approval before it ...
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2answers
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Configure exim to use remote smtp with authentication

I have a dedicated server with exim on it. I also have a regular shared hosting account ("sharedhostingdomain.com") on hostgator. I want to configure exim to always use hostgator's smtp server ...
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1answer
220 views

Configure exim4 (or other MTA) to prevent sending duplicate emails

How can I configure exim4 (or another MTA) to avoid sending duplicate emails? For my purposes a duplicate email can be defined as: same recipient and subject (or same recipient, subject and body) I ...
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1answer
690 views

Can I configure Exim to log a given header of all emails sent?

I maintain a custom built web application. Any time this application sends an email, it adds a custom header X-UUID to the mail, to assist me in tracking abuse and email delivery. This UUID is written ...
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SMTP unroutable address

I have set up gmail google app accounts for our own domain, domain.com, so that email is handled by gmail. I.e. MX records point to google servers, A records to our own server IP. This works fine. ...
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327 views

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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229 views

In exim's queue, how can I see when each message will be retried?

I don't want to force a retry just yet, I want to see when I should check the queue again. (Without having to mentally evaluate the retry configuration.) mailq only shows how long each message has ...
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172 views

Enabling per-virtualhost email relaying through external user/pass smtp relay [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Postfix configuration: different outgoing hosts based on sender I've got a problem that's driving me mad. Basically, I run 10 virtualhosts in a CentOS distribution. ...
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How Do I Troubleshoot Exim Mail Retry Issues?

My server is encountering high CPU load (like almost pegged at 100%) so much that the Apache service can't run and we get Apache 500 errors. We used a script to catch this and this is where we ...