[Pkg-exim4-users] address rewriting

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Thu Jul 21 17:09:21 UTC 2005

On 2005-07-20 Mike Ring <ring.mike at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm configuring my newly installed sarge and I'm having trouble
> getting exim4 to rewrite the "from" and "return path" and "sender"
> fields on outgoing mail.  I've read the README.Debian and the man page
> for update-exim4-config.  I've been using "dpkg-reconfigure
> exim4-config" and it's restarting the exim daemon when complete.  My
> /etc/email addresses contains the one line: "loginname at myisp.net", my
> real email address.

That is invalid, as the comments in the file say:
# It should contain lines of the form:
#user: someone at isp.com

i.e. you should have
yourlocalogin: loginname at myisp.net
in there.
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