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Re: exim / rbl question

begin Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org> 
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 10:41:36PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > 
> > when i installed debian and configured exim, i was under the impression that
> > exim was configured to reject any email from an IP address listed in the maps
> > rbl database.
> > 
> I don't think it's configured by default to use any kind of blacklist at
> all.  Search for 'rbl' in /etc/exim.conf.

i did, and it's definitely in there.  saw it with my own two eyes.

> Then read
> /usr/share/doc/exim/spec.txt.gz to figure out how to configure rbl use.

i've resolved the problem -- ordb.org has great instructions on how to
configure (and test!) exim to use their open relay database.  very easy to


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