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Re: need a new smtp setup in exim4, help please



On Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 16:07:06 -0700, pecondon@mesanetworks.net wrote:

> My ISP is making some changes in email service. I have been using fetchmail to get my mail
> and exim4 to send mail to their smarthost.
> Now, their new smarthost requires authentication. 

  Edit the file /etc/exim4/passwd.client

> I don't even know what new information I must get from the ISP. 

  You only need to know which port to submit to, the username and
 password to use.

> Is there a HOWTO?

  I'm always confused when people ask for a HOWTO.  There is
 documentation supplied in the exim4 package which does answer
 your question already.  I get the impression when people say
 that they want a howto they've not searched google, read the
 config files of the package they're asking about, or looked
 at the included documentation.

  Take a look at the file /usr/share/doc/exim4-config/README.Debian.gz
 Section 2.3.1 is the most relevent:

    2.3.1. Using Exim as SMTP-AUTH client


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