[Pkg-exim4-users] Exim configuration values not accepted

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Sat Jun 23 21:02:32 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 04:22:47PM -0400, Haines Brown wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 11:39:42PM -0400, Haines Brown wrote:
> > You need to run exim4-daemon-heavy. And you need to adapt your ACLs.
> I was not clear what you meant by "adapt" my ACLs. I read Chapter 7 of
> the exim manual concerning concerning the configuration file and ACL
> configuration in particular. It seems largely a description of the
> various ACL files, but I saw nothing that explicitly gets exim to use
> spamd and clamAV. And I find that my mail with spam scores above 5 are
> still not being blocked.

Because they are not even scanned.

> > I suggest that you visit the upstream wiki for documentation.
> I assume you refer to http://www.exim.org/eximwiki/. It pointed to the
> document above and a FAQ.

The wiki front page has a link to
http://www.exim.org/eximwiki/EximContentScanning which has much more
documentation like that. How many seconds did you spend in searching?

>  I looked at exim4 -bF <filename> option to test system filter, but
>  got lost, and assume that my filter is working, and problem is only
>  that messages with spam scores over 5 are not being rejected. 

Exiscan has exactly nothing to do with a system filter.

> I encountered the direction to make exim4 use Maildir format
> mailboxes, and to do this, modify /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf
> so that it contains: dc_localdelivery='maildir_home' . However, I
> presently have dc_localdelivery='mail_spool'. I'm also using
> dc_local_interfaces='' .

Mail delivery has exactly nothing to do with exiscan.


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