Re: Exim... can't get outgoing mail off my machine
On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 06:03:09AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 28, 1999 at 07:49:21PM -0700, Seth R Arnold wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 28, 1999 at 04:51:57PM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>> > Sorry, but I cannot figure out how to get mail to other people on our LAN
>> > using exim. Those I send are booted back saying they don't exist on my
>> > machine. Mail should go to a server, but it treats all with the same domain
>> > as being on my machine. Have gone through the manual but I guess I'm blind.
>> Kenward, check out the /usr/doc/exim/spec.txt.gz file, near line 11900 for
>> some information on setting up a smarthost thingy.
>I don't think that will help if the problem is that exim thinks that it
>handles all mail for his domain. Most MTAs implement a luser_relay
>option which allows one to specify a host to throw unknown local users
>to. In exim this appears to be a smartuser director, and is documented
>in the manual.
Thanks for the note. I ultimately went back into eximconfig and realized
that a better choice would be a satellite system, and played with the
settings. What I wound up with seems to fit what you describe. So far
(with no one responding to test msgs. this late at night :) it seems to be
working (replies don't get bounced back to me with delivery failures).
>> (Anyone else think exim's docs might be a bit too big? :)
>The main problem is knowing what to look for rather than anything else -
>it's not very well indexed and doesn't cater to people using different
>terminology so well.
fully agree with this