Re: About Exim : PLEASE HELP ME!!!
Mark Symonds wrote:
> Have you tried simply setting your hostname to your ISP's?
> Not exactly kosher, but it might help:
> $ hostname myISP.com
> ...where myISP.com is whatever is after the @ in your
> email address.
> Also, you may have to add myISP.com to qualify_domains
> in /etc/exim.conf
> If this doesn't help, mail me back off-list and include:
> * The exact error message
> * Your exim.conf
> "I know everything we've done is absolutely right and proper"
> --Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on MSNBC, 01/13/00
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lorenzo Zampese" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2000 1:22 PM
> Subject: About Exim : PLEASE HELP ME!!!
> > Hi to all!
> > I am not able to send remote e-mails by 'Exim', but only locally.
> > I have got a dial-up Linux Box (Debian 2.1), without a local network,
> > and I wish to deliver e-mails by my ISP's smart host.
> > I used 'eximconfig', but it didn't seem to set a good configuration for
> > my
> > needings.
> > I have changed for a lot of times "/etc/exim.conf" but I can deliver
> > locally
> > only.
> > When I send e-mails to internet, my exim's configuration seems to work
> > fine,
> > but my addresses don't receive my e-mails at all.
> > When I run 'fetchmail' it says something like this :
> > "SMTP error, I can't relay mail for following addresses : ...."
> > NOTE 1: my ISP's user name is different than my Linux's user name,
> > so I need to use the exim's DB-rewrite feature,
> > that I tested successfully with 'exim -brw <address>'.
> > NOTE 2: my ISP connection works fine and it is well configured.
> > NOTE 3: '.fetchmailrc' is well configured too.
> > I don't know if I have to change something in '/etc/host' or what...
> > Please, is there anybody who can show me where I have to put the
> > following
> > parameters
> > in '/etc/exim.conf' ?
> > my hostname : xyz
> > Linux's user name : myself_linux
> > my ISP account : myself
> > my address : email@example.com
> > SMTP server : smtp.mail.company.it
> > POP3 server : pop3.mail.company.it
> > THANKS TO ALL.
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First of all thank you for your attention, Mark.
I have just modified my hostname, and my 'exim.conf', and I have sent a
My ISP'returned me the following message :
SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:
host smtp.mail.company.it [194.00.00.123] :
550 unable to relay for email@example.com
X-Mailer : Mutt 0.95.3i
>From : Lorenzo Zampese <firstname.lastname@example.org> <----- why
I put in 'exim.conf' :
*************************** REWRITE CONFIGURATION
????? Thanks again