Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge for use on Unix systems connected to the Internet. It is freely available under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence.

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Store emails on external server machine [closed]

I'm thinking about using Exim + Dovecot + Webmail for a large email exchange service. How do I store the email messages to an external server using FTP? The main server doesn't have enough space.
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How to find out who (what process) is starting another process?

So no matter how many times I kill exim4 it immediately comes back to life. I have stopped the service and everything but something is bringing it back to life and using it for spamming. How do I ...
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Invalid hostname in HELO sent by MUA

I have a mail server running exim4 with an ACL that drops the smtp session if the hostname in HELO is an IP address. Exim is configured to do the reverse dns check. The said ACL is the very first one ...
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Is there a way to have multiple SMTP sending services configured in WHM?

I have WHM installed on my server and I have Mandrill setup to handle all mail requests. Right now all the mail runs through that SMTP server. Is there a way to take a domain on the server, ...
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Enable DKIM header in sent emails Exim or CPanel

I have enabled DKIM in WHM/CPanel/exim. DNS has valid DKIM keys for "default" selector. Everything seems ok. I downloaded email from gmail and looked in header and it misses DKIM header. ...
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cpanel exim mails go to spam

I installed Cpanel on my server, and no matter what I try, maill always goes to spam folder. and unless I use -f option, the mail is shown from username@serveraddres (someuser@vpsxxxxx.ovh.net) I also ...
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Debian Wheezy: Exim4 CPU Spike

I am running Debian Wheezy 64-bit. Running on the box is exim4 which is causing sporadic load spikes 1-2 times an hour. I catch this process running in htop as '/usr/sbin/exim4 -q'. The process seems ...
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vestacp exim4. When I send email to my server - 550 5.1.1 Recepient not found

On my server I install vesta control panel. Then configure my DNS records in domain registrator. * A my_ip @ A my_ip www A my_ip Then i create virtual host for domain. Then i create mail domain ...
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Does MailScanner add any significant functionality to a modern Exim4?

Exim4, an MTA, seems to have support for a lot of anti-spam, virus, and malware support that can be configured into it. For example, see one user's configuration documented at ...
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Exim is ignoring my ACL definitions for blacklists

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 ...
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Postfix corrupting Japanese characters

I'm having a problem with certain Japanese characters being corrupted when sent by my MTA, Postfix. I've done some trial and error sending the same message from approx 7 different servers running ...
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AjentiV Mail Server Setup

AjentiV recently added support for mail server/ mail forward. I have been trying to get mail working on my domain but I have never set up courier or exim. I was wondering if anyone has instructions on ...
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Exim fails to send Gitlab message with “no recipient addresses” error

I am setting up a Gitlab server and am finishing the installation. While everything with Gitlab runs fine, the verification of email addresses fails. I am getting the following error: Date: Wed, 08 ...
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Hide exim4 version from email headers

I've setup exim4 on a ubuntu 12.04 server. When an email is sent, the current "Received" header has the following content: Received: from user by example.com with local (Exim 4.76) (envelope-from ...
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Is it possible to limit number of emails per user per period on Exim?

I'm wondering if it's possible to limit number of emails allowed from a specific email account on Exim (maybe set a 20 email per hour limit for ab@test.com). I'd like to see if I can use this as a ...
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With exim4 and notmuch, should .Archive be a file or a folder?

I'm following The Hacker's Replacement for Gmail, using (as suggested) Debian 7 on a VPS. If I configure it for "normal" IMAP I can successfully receive email into INBOX. So I'm doing something ...
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Email through php and mail command not sending

I have two servers as to which one is hosting my company's email. The other one hosts a website where i have php scripts that sends mail to my mail server. When ever i send an email i get ...
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How to find out what port is Exim 4 using for SMTP?

I'm trying to debug a problem with email sending on my home machine, possibly a router related problem. This is on Debian squeeze with Exim 4.72-6+squeeze3 (the default Exim 4 Debian package for this ...
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exim4 on Debian: Forward all local mail

My goal is to forward all local mail on my servers to a specific mail address. I have set up Exim4 in a satellite configuration on Debian Wheezy, however, exim4 ignores wildcards in /etc/aliases: *: ...
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Postfix SSL + Dovecot IMAPS (SSL) + RoundCube

A couple of weeks ago, I configured my webserver to be able to send emails (e.g. registration emails for my website etc.) I used exim4 in Debian, which worked flawlessly. Now, the need has arisen to ...
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Exim4 only sending to certain email addresses

I've recently set up a development server at my job to test out certain features. I am setting up exim4 to be the MTA for the server. However, when I test and send emails to my account on the server, ...
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Allow exim to send FROM any catch-all address

I have a domain shrimp.foo already setup at the MX to route all incoming mail addresses (*@shrimp.foo) to one particular mailbox the ISP provides for IMAP, POP, webmail, etc.: bubba@shrimp.foo ...
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Prevent email to root@domain

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 as a web server and use Exim4 for sending confirmation emails and such. Is there a way to set a system-wide email address for the root user? In other words, I'd like ...
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Stop exim retrying failed emails

My Webserver has been denied from Yahoo! and every time an email is sent to a Yahoo! server, it fails and replies with: Connecting to mta7.am0.yahoodns.net [66.94.238.147]:25 ... connected ...
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How can I configure exim4 to route mail like this?

I have exim4 installed on a debian wheezy box and configuring it seems difficult. I have a dynamic list of usernames (A user named $USER exists iff the directory /.../us/$USER exists). When exim ...
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Starting MTA: without network takes a long time?

Whenever I start up my netbook without an internet connection, I might as well be using windows because it takes forever to start up waiting for "Starting MTA:" which eventually times out and ...
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Exim + ClamAV file access error

I have a working Exim setup and wanted to add AV scanning to that. I followd the instructions for setting up ClamAV at this site. So now my permissions for the /var/spool/exim directory are as ...
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Bounce mail spam in masses. What to do?

When I got up this morning I found more than 300 emails in my mailbox with numbers growing by the minute. All those mails were bounce mails coming from Russia. Looking at the attached original mails ...
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Configure exim in debian 6

I am trying to configure exim with gmail in my debian 6 system as per this tutorial http://www.manu-j.com/blog/wordpress-exim4-ubuntu-gmail-smtp/75/.After configuring, When i run update-exim4.conf i ...