Re: Exim config question
- To: Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: debuser <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: Exim config question
- From: Patrick Kirk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 01 Mar 2002 10:13:30 +0000
- Message-id: <1014977610.2614.11.camel@phasar>
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com>
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Run eximconfig. Its a neat little script that will take you through
On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 03:25, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Just got a basic install running and during the course of setting mail
> with the base-config tool, I think I answered something wrong but not
> sure what would have been right. Or where to hand edit it.
> I have a fair bit of experience with sendmail, but my first go around
> with exim.
> The details of my setup are:
> Single user machine
> dsl connected to internet thru local isp (dslextreme.com) and telco
> Using local isp for smart_host
> But pop server is newsguy.com not my local ip.
> I think I got most of this set alright except when I send a mail to
> myself at email@example.com, exim tells me it is delivering locally
> and I have it back instantly. That is it never goes to newsguy, or
> thru my smart_host.
> I probably told exim to do that, but not sure what to change or where.
> My user is reader on this machine. But newsguy.com is a commercial
> online news/mail nntp/smtp/pop server.
> With sendmail I've always masqueraded as newsguy.com and it all
> I think it is actually working now except sending mail to myself a
> firstname.lastname@example.org is just put directly into /var/spool/mail/reader
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to email@example.com
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org