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Re: Exim3 With multiple domains

Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> writes:
> I hope you have good reasons for using exim3 otherwise upgrade to 4.
> Regards,
> Andrei
> -- 
> If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
> (Albert Einstein)

Be warned - getting exim4 working can be an adventure.

For example - my machine is on my local lan, so it really doesn't have
a true internet name.  So long ago I called it aptiva.  That was in

exim3 was fine with this.  exim4 started to put uid@aptiva into the
envelope and ignored entries in /etc/email-addresses or config entries
asking to rewrite it!

Final resolution was to put the (just as bogus) aptive.optonline.net
into /etc/mailname and turn on  (in /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf)


which got things working.

Then email-addresses worked and I could set my account to appear to
send mail from my real email address.

Experts problably are saying "of course", but I challenge you to find
any documentation that would help here.  I just flailed till it worked!

For anyone having trouble configuring exim3, exim4 will be IMHO a true

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