Re: exim4 question
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 08:11:01AM -0600, lostson wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-12-20 at 14:05 +0000, Sam Kuper wrote:
> > 2008/12/20 Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <email@example.com>:
> > > lostson wrote:
> > >> Hello
> > >> I have perused the docs for exim but cannot seem to find the exim for
> > >> dummies section. I want to use mutt and when i send i want to use my
> > >> providers smtp server but cannot seem to find the correct section to
> > >> edit and set this up. I do not need to setup an entire mail server.
> > >> Could anyone point me in the right direction, thanks.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Try 'dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config'. One of the first questions (if not
> > > the first) is the kind of e-mail setup, select the one that says to use
> > > a smarthost, and then provide the other relevant settings.
> > In particular, you'll probably need to edit /etc/exim4/passwd.client
> > as this is where you put the username and password you use to connect
> > to your SMTP provider.
> Ok i ran dpkg-reconfigure and put in the necessary details but i have
> no var/mail/user, it seems exim is not creating the mail like it
> should ?
> also i do not require a user or pass for the smtp.
First, try sending mail to yourself at your local box address. Exim
should make the appropriate /var/mail/$USER when it sends the mail.
Your first time sending, mutt will tell you that it doesn't exit, which