[Pkg-exim4-users] exim won't relay my own mail

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Fri Jun 16 15:53:14 UTC 2006

On 2006-06-16 Tommy Butler <tommy at atrixnet.com> wrote:
> """Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

> Subject: test
> Sent: 6/16/2006 7:25 AM

> The following recipient(s) could not be reached:

> '[email address of recipient]@gmail.com' <'email at gmail.com'> on
> 6/16/2006 7:25 AM
> 550 relay not permitted"""

> A message also appears in /var/log/exim4/rejectlog:
> ==> /var/log/exim4/rejectlog <==
> 2006-06-16 01:02:09 H=adsl-69-152-100-233.dsl.rcsntx.swbell.net (TAM) [
>] F=<xxxxxxx at gher.com> rejected RCPT <xxxxxxx at gmail.com>:
> relay not permitted
> My exim.conf is pasted in below. Please, /anyone/ help me!

This does not look like you are sending *out* mail, this looks like
the machine running exim is supposed to act as smarthost[1] for You have not configured that at all.

"dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config" should be helpful.

cu andreas

[1] outgoing relay, accept everything from the respective machine and
pass it on.

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