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Re: Difficulty configuring exim for use with fetchmail and as external MTA.

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On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 12:59:39AM -0500, Chris Metzler wrote:
> I don't use exim to listen on port 25; no incoming SMTP connections
> are allowed.  I use exim 1) as an MTA for outgoing external mail,
> and 2) as a local MDA.

You want to set it as a satellite system, then, in eximconfig.

> with addresses of the form <username@speakeasy.net>, exim needs to
> recognize that incoming mail with that domain is indeed local, and
> should be put in <username>'s mailbox in /usr/mail, rather than being
> forward via outgoing SMTP back to mail.speakeasy.net.  This implies
> that "speakeasy.net" should be set as a local domain in exim.conf.

Or that you're set as a satellite system as mentioned above.

> Also, outgoing email needs a domain tacked on.  In particular,
> outgoing external mail, to be passed to mail.speakeasy.net by SMTP,
> needs "@speakeasy.net" to be tacked on to <username> in the "From:"
> header.  At present, I take care of this by having qualify-domain
> -- the domain automatically tacked on to all unqualified addresses
> -- set to "speakeasy.net".

I believe eximconfig has an option for this as well.

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