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Re: Exim and Apple Mail



This one time, at band camp, Rod Rodolico said:
> Does anyone know of problems with the mail client that comes with
> OSX trying to send mail via Exim 3.35? Also, any hints about which
> log to look at for authentication failure (I think that is what is
> happening). I can't find the entries by IP or username so far.
> 
> The client appears to support "password" and some crypto stuff I
> haven't set up in exim. I only have plain and login.
> 
> The authentication part of exim.conf is:
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> plain:
>   driver = plaintext
>   public_name = PLAIN
>   server_condition = "${if
> crypteq{$3}{${extract{1}{:}{${lookup{$2}lsearch{/etc/exim/passwd}{$value}{*:*}}}}}{1}{0}}"
>   server_set_id = $2
> 
> login:
>   driver = plaintext
>   public_name = LOGIN
>   server_prompts = "Username:: : Password::"
>   server_condition = "${if
> crypteq{$2}{${extract{1}{:}{${lookup{$1}lsearch{/etc/exim/passwd}{$value}{*:*}}}}}{1}{0}}"
>   server_set_id = $1
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------

Apple's mail.app uses plain auth - that's what they call password.  Take
a look at mainlog for the failure, and try running exim in debug mode.
Also, try upgrading, seriously.
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