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As I am running several free sites which are CMS - based spammers are massivly attacking me. So I decided to set up my exim4 - installation for blacklisting domains. Exim seems not to care about any restrictions I builded in:

            hosts = +local_domains

            log_message = blacklisted 
            hosts =

   deny senders =

  deny    domains       =  +rbl_blacklist
  deny    senders       =

I haven't got a clue.

Exim version 4.80.1 #21 built 04-Feb-2013 16:14:51

Support for: crypteq iconv() OpenSSL Content_Scanning DKIM Old_Demime
Lookups (built-in): lsearch wildlsearch nwildlsearch iplsearch dbm dbmjz dbmnz dnsdb    mysql
Authenticators: cram_md5 plaintext
Routers: accept dnslookup ipliteral manualroute queryprogram redirect
Transports: appendfile/maildir/mailstore/mbx autoreply pipe smtp
Fixed never_users: 0
Size of off_t: 8
Configuration file is /etc/exim/exim.conf
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Are you sure that you receive spam messages via remote SMTP and not via some local web-to-mail gateway (CMS comments form or something like this)? Line from log or Received: header from spam mail will be helpful. – dsznajder May 12 '14 at 7:12
Yes, that are mails targeted at registering to the portals. Also exim -v ... succeeds for blacklisted domains. – Peter May 12 '14 at 10:10

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