[Pkg-exim4-users] Need to rewrite Reply-To: and possibly Sender

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sun Jun 18 08:07:26 UTC 2006

On 2006-06-18 Michael Gracy <mgracy at bellamax.com> wrote:
> I know that most view this as the wrong thing to do, but I feel I have a
> decent reason why.

> I have a debian sarge box running exim4 configured with
> localhost.localdomain and routing through remote smtp smarthost.  Email
> from it sends just fine via the phpmail module that the web site uses.

> The problem is that some external smtp servers are choking on Reply-To:

> www-data at localhost.localdomain.  This is an obviously unroutable
> address.

> The From field is being populated correctly and the phpmail app does
> specify the Reply-To, but it's getting rewritten by exim to the www-data
> address.
> Any ideas?  I am a complete newbie to Exim and am suprised I got this
> far.

Would this in /etc/email-addresses

www-data: the-valid-address at you.want

work for you?
cu andreas
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