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Re: Exim4 + port forwarding

Kumar Appaiah wrote:
> Dear list,
> I have been using fetchmail + procmail + exim4 to handle my mail. I
> have a setup by which certain messages are received by procmail, and a
> copy of some is forwarded to another address automatically.
> Now, recently, due to excessive spread of viruses on the network due
> to a popular but highly vulnerable mail client on a popular but
> vulnerable OS (need I say more ;-), port 25 requests have ben blocked
> for good! That means, exim can't forward my messages anymore.

By this I think you are saying that exim on localhost is connecting
to other servers directly instead of using a "smart host" - your ISP.
Relay your forwarded messages through him.

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