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Re: fetchmail can't send to exim

On Thu, 2 Jan 2003 15:36:56 -0700 (MST)
"J. Scott Edwards" <sedwards@xmission.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I installed Debian on this machine several months ago and at the time it
> did not need to do any email so I didn't configure it during the
> install.
> But now our network has been reconfigured and I need to use it to fetch
> my mail.  I used the default exim configuration file and installed
> fetchmail and fetchmail appears to be getting the mail ok, but it must
> be going into/dev/null because I can't find it anywhere.
> I can send email from one user on the localhost to another and it seems
> to work ok.  Exim appears to be set to run in /etc/inetd.conf.  I also
> tried to run it directly as a daemon (exim -bd) but it still didn't
> work.
> I can't find any messages in any of the files in /var/log that seem to
> have anything to do with this.
> Can anyone suggest where I should look next?

Try running eximconfig and go through the responses (I seem to recall
there was an option for use in conjunction with fetchmail or similar in
there), and see if that works.(IMHO dpkg-reconfigure exim should do it but
it doesn't). Otherwise it might be the fetchmail config that's screwy.


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