Re: exim won't relay mail
On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 06:18:00AM -0700, Cam Ellison wrote:
| * dman (email@example.com) wrote:
| > I setup exim on my system this weekend, but it's not working quite
| > right. I had a school assignment to create a simple smtp client so I
| > setup exim so I could test it without blocking the phone line. exim
| > delivers locally just fine. However, it won't send any mail to other
| > domains. I have it configured as a "smarthost" and I can send
| > messages using the remote server via telnet. exim's log seems to
| > indicate that it thinks it delivered the message, but messages aren't
| > getting out.
| > A section from my /etc/exim/exim.conf (let me know if you want to see
| > more :-)) ;
| > smarthost:
| > driver = domainlist
| > transport = remote_smtp
| > route_list = * mail.rit.edu bydns_a
| I think you will find this works better if you replace "bydns_a"
| with "byname", unless you are running your own dns server. I think
I'll try that. eximconfig put that there.
| you need to put the whole thing in quotes, as well, i.e.:
| route_list = "* mail.rit.edu byname"
eximconfig had it in quotes, but the example in the spec.txt.gz file
didn't, so I tried it that way too.
Thanks for the response! I'll see if it helps when I get back to that