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Re: eMail Relaying to ISP using SMPT-Auth login

Michael Przysucha wrote on Dec, 24:
> I've got a problem with my eMail-client and my ISP, the client does not support the SMTP-Auth machanisms required by 
> my ISP.
> Trying to solve the problem I wanted to set up a Debian box (Soekris net4501 
> headless system) with a relaying system.



I use exim4. It should fit in your scheme. I tried some lighter MTAs but 
couldn't configure them properly, so fell back to exim4 which is installed by 

1. This should install everything you need:

sudo aptitude install exim4

The configuration type should be: "smarthost with fetchmail".

2. Put the login info for your ISP in /etc/exim4/passwd.client:


<isp-canonical-smtp-address> must be the canonical name of your ISP's SMTP 
address. You can find that with:

host <isp-smtp-address>

3. Put your email address at the ISP in /etc/email-addresses:


4. I'd recommend adding this option to /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template:

smtp_accept_queue_per_connection = 0

5. Update the configuration files

sudo update-exim4.conf
sudo /etc/init.d/exim4 reload

6. I'd also recommend installing geximon to make your life easier when you 
   have some problem such as an email that couldn't be delivered:

sudo aptitude install geximon

I hope this solves your problem

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