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Questions tagged [exim]

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

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Email goes to spam using with exim software [on hold]

I need your help with configure on exim software. I am currently using exim that come with cpanel, but I am not happy with using exim because the email goes to spam folder. I have got another server ...
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exim4 maildir - make message read

I'm trying to setup exim4 to handle spam-suspected messages moving them to the Junk user folder. So, I made a router: spam_junk: debug_print = "R: local_user spam/junk moving to junk for $...
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exim4 - replace recipient domain name, virtual domains

I'm tying to setup exim4 as MTA for multidomain host. All users and domains are virtual, stored in the database like that: create table emails ( domain varchar(200), username varchar(200), password ...
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Weird SPF reject. MTA supposedly got mail from “0.0.0.0” and is rejecting it since SPF doesn't contain “0.0.0.0” [closed]

I got a server let's say it's server.com, with exim, acting as MTA. On the same server there is some e-commerce or other website that is generating mails from x@example.com and sending them via this ...
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Exim & Postgrey with UNIX socket on FreeBSD

I'm configuring Exim to cooperate with Postgrey on FreeBSD 12.0-RC1 and everything work's very well when MTA connecting via inet, but when I change to UNIX socket there is no reaction even if I run ...
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How to setup a email sink that authenticated users could forward to, to mark senders as trusted whitelist?

When an incoming email is marked as spam by SA, but the user wants this sender to be marked as trusted, and or whitelisted, how could I setup an email account that the user could forward the email to, ...
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exim4 and /etc/aliases - stopping spam from known process

I have problem with "spam" from server after setting up exim4. I configured mdadm.conf to send email directly to me (MAILTO=my@email), so iam not using alias there and thats was the sole reason i need ...
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Restricting outgoing mail to some domains in Exim (with Debian-specific configuration method)

I have some Debian-based VMs that are supposed to hand over mail to a central host (smarthost/satellite). This is only meant for locally-generated mail received over localhost or sendmail command, ...
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Exim filter TLD block is blocking more than just the TLD

Need to discard emails to and from ending in a specific TLD but having an issue, example of a filter: if first_delivery and ("$h_to:, $h_cc:" contains ".win$") or ("$h_from:" contains ".win$") then ...
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Exim4 : “Connection timed out” whatever the forwarding smtp server

Exim is configured on a newly provisioned VM from a public cloud provider with public IPs (scaleway.net) Purpose: Be able to send mails from CLI (or scripts) to public destination recipients (gmail,...
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How to get Exim to accept mail for subdomains?

I'm trying to use subdomains with Exim, but If I send a test message to any address other fqdn than my basic domain name it gets bounced with a relay error. I can send and login to both Dovecot and ...
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How do I fix messages frozen by exim due to a typo in recipient?

I have a couple of frozen messages in my exim queue which have a misspelled recipient, e.g. reciepint@domain.tld instead of recipient@domain.tld. Apparently they could be fixed by correcting the ...
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Exim routing to Cyrus LMTP failing

I'm having problems with getting Exim talking to Cyrus lmtp. I know that lmtp is receiving. It's listening on port 2003. I used the following perl script to test it. !/usr/bin/perl -w use Net::...
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EXIM: Auth not advertised when using EHLO

I've moved my mail server from one VM over to another. Everything has been configured as it was previously, and from the perspective of IMAP, there are no issues. Currently however, I'm having an ...
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Whitelist Server in SpamAssassin

Iss possible add a server with various subdomains in SpamAssassin Whitelist, like *.example.com? This is the host instance with subdomains: email@example-2.com.br hm1480-p-60.example.com [IP-ADDRES-...
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Connection lost when receiving emails with Exim4

A few days ago I have had errors to receive emails in Exim4 from a specific host. Errors like this appear in my log: SMTP connection lost after final dot H=example.com [IP-ADDRESS] P=esmtp SMTP ...
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Invalid newlines in headers break Exim filters

Environment: cPanel/WHM using Exim 4.91. I noticed that our "Global Email Filters" (cPanel parlance) weren't working correctly on emails sent by certain ISPs. To make a long story short, I ...
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EXIM SMTP allows to send mails without login / authentication via telnet to any domain

I'm ashamed, but I have to ask for help. My server is being used for sending spam, I've found out I can simply connect with telnet (edit: from any server in office, home and even directly from CMD/...
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Exim outbound mail - whitelist domains

I am using Exim version 4.91. How do I configure it to block outbound emails except for few domains? Basically, the mail server should only send emails to users on example.com, example.net & ...
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Forwarder doesn't work with smarthost

I set smarthost on exim configuration on the server However, forwarders stopped working for a reason. I got this message when I check it on email reports The system failed to locate the message ...
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Do I have to, and how do I setup bounce emails HELO command?

Our server has been listed several times on CBL (see this question) because it "attempted to send email without using the HELO/EHLO command". Grep'ing on HELO on Exim's logs, I found such suspicious (...
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Exim: Relay unknown recipients to another server

Question Can I force Exim to relay mails with unknown recipient to another host? Scenario I want to stage the Exim to Exchange migration in a way that would allow me to move individual accounts ...
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how to configure exim for autoreplying single email account

I am facing issue with exim configuration for setting auto-reply for single user email account. Currently, my exim configuration for autoreply is as follows and it causes autoreply emails to be sent ...
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How to set variable in router to be picked up in SMTP transport

In exim4, I have a redirect router which changes some headers, including the From: header. My SMTP transport will DKIM-sign mail if the dkim_domain, dkim_selector, and dkim_private_key parameters are ...
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How to delete messages from an exim mailbox older than a specified number of days [closed]

I've spent quite some time trying to figure out how to do this but it seems I'm a bit at a loss. There must be a way to do this on the command line?
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DKIM Errors with gmail - dkim=neutral (no key) and other issues

I'm trying to upgrade my PHP DKIM from Sha1 to Sha256 and getting errors. I tried many things (as follows), basically gmail fails to authenticate my signature with all sorts of errors (as follows). My ...
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Forwarding root emails: /etc/aliases file is being ignored

I set up an Ubuntu 16.04 droplet to host my client's website (let's call it clientwebsite.com). I also helped him set up G Suite email hosting for his new business email (let's call it client@...
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sendmail, exim, or php mail settings to avoid “Sender address rejected: Domain not found” on vps

I have A VPS with multiple domains setup. Some of the domains have PHP sites that send email. It turns out that some email servers are rejecting those emails with error: "Sender address rejected: ...
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Dovecot – Can send, not receive mail (visable in mail queue) Where is email?

Mail queue administration say’s: Received from myemail@adres.com H=mail-wm0-f44.google.com [74.125.82.44] P=esmtps X=TLSv1.2:ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256:128 CV=no S=3663 DKIM=gmail.com id=...
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exim4 sending mail to root alias as bcc instead of to address?

I'm trying to configure exim4 to send all e-mail to my Gmail account (including e-mails to root). It's almost working, but my Gmail address is in the BCC field of the TO field. Here is a command I ...
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Reject Exim authentication attempts based on username

Is it possible to set up Exim so that, based on the username passed along to it, it can reject an authentication attempt before it will try to do a password lookup for that username? I've done similar ...
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exim filter ignore dots

I have exim filter but ignores dot in from section I wish exim to be able to catch only domain ends with .online e.g jessica@seomyonline.online however it catches also this email which I don't ...
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Exim sending email (-53) retry time not reached for any host [duplicate]

I have problem with some domain in WHM for sending email, only a few special domain names can not send email to any host(Gmail,Yahoo,...) (it is possible to receive) But other domains are correct ...
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Exim Smarthost Multiple domains and credentials Mailgun

I have a GCP instance running with whm/cpanel and mailgun setup using exim for multiple accounts using multiple domains. The current setup works for all domains however it only validates for the ...
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Exim (or postfix) different smarthost / authentication based on originating ip address

Is it possible use with Exim (or postfix) use different smarthost / user authentication based on originating ip address?
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How to setup SPF and DMARC for satellite hosts?

If I send mail directly from relay host - everything works like a charm. All checks are passed. Delivered-To: 102@host.me Received: by 10.100.182.171 with SMTP id t40csp2626933pjb; Thu, 26 ...
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How do I get Prayer Webmail running on HTTPS?

I can't seem to get Prayer Webmail to run an https port. I'm running Exim4+Dovecot on Ubuntu 16.04.2. It works fine on the unsecure http port-- except that it's unsecure (I'm using port 8888 for ...
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Exim, debug, vs tail mainlog, is there a difference?

Is there a difference between running exim -bdf vs tail -f mainlog ? I am trying to see what exim is doing, so I wanted to try exim -bdf in a terminal as root the first time i tried this, i ...
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Exim: send select outgoing mails through different server [duplicate]

I regularly send out mails using different addresses from different domains. Let's take mail@example.com and new@spf.com as an example. To keep things easy and centralized (as in: configuration is on ...
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How to pevent unwanted SMTP connections EXIM

I have a VPS configured to use PHP to send out periodical alerts via email (sendmail) where I connect via SMTP to a google apps email account. The server is using EXIM as the transfer agent. In the ...
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Changing SpamAssassin's URIBL rule not to block email on query refued

I got an email rejected in Exim + SpamAssassin because of query refused by lookup.uribl.com. Message: Blacklisted URL in message. (example.com) in. See http://lookup.uribl.com. This, however, was an ...
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Create exim filter to restrict outgoing emails to a limited few

I'm trying to restrict users from sending email to any domain outside of a few selected domains, outlook.com and gmail.com in this example, I've been playing around with a filter something like below ...
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Exim4 autogenerated config not being generated properly on Debian Stretch

I have followed the instructions for installing mailman3 on Debian stretch here and copied the config files for exim4 from the core/assets/exim directory to /etc/exim4/conf.d/main. However, when I run ...
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exim refusing to handle virtual domains after upgrade to debian stretch

I have a machine that handles multiple virtual domains. Some of these include aliases defined for those specific domains (domain names will be changed from real names). I have, for example: $ cat /...
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EXIM relay works for SMTP connection but not for sendmail commands

I configured a new exim installation to forward every messages to an external SMTP provider. I can test from smtp connections that the relay works well. Now I need to use sendmail (or similar exim ...
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exim4 shared key permission on Debian

On Debian, the exim4 key file is supposed to be /etc/exim4/exim.key with permissions: chmod 640 exim.key chown root:Debian-exim exim.key If I have already a key file in /etc/ssl/private, owned by ...
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Does postfix depend on exim?

I wanted to uninstall exim4 as I am using postfix now on Debian 9. However, when I stopped exim4 using "sudo service exim4 stop", postfix also stopped. Does postfix depend on exim, or can I completely ...
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Exim Configuration on Ubuntu 16.04, queue_per_connection

Trying to set up Exim on Ubuntu 16.04, and I'm getting it to send mail decently, however there are times I push batches of e-mails to the mail server (50+ at a time). The default configuration seems ...
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What are some reasons why using an SMTP relay would not be desirable?

It's my understanding that besides having another "link in the chain", there's no general reason to avoid using a reliable email relay service. (e.g.: ProofPoint, SendGrid, Mimecast, Postini-RIP etc.)...
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Trying to break an exim mail loop

One of our servers is getting stuck in mail loops with exim. It looks like it started with cron jobs that all send their email to "root@somedomain.com". This hits a mail relay server somewhere else in ...