[Pkg-exim4-users] Sending outgoing email into the internet, incoming to smarthost

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 3 00:09:06 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 14:46 -0700, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> Marc Haber wrote:
> Thanks for the help.
> > Please tell us more about your setup, and what exactly you intend to do.
> The situation has changed a bit. I am looking into a way to direct 
> specific email addresses to a specific server. Say I have 2 exim4 
> servers, both of which can receive email for our domain. One server 
> (Server1) only accepts one set of email addresses, lets say all emails 
> starting with a "k", take my email address as an example.
I think a manual router will give you that kind of control.
> Server1 needs to direct all emails but the "k" one to Server2, Server2 
> needs to direct all "k" emails to Server1. Both servers are added in the 
> MX records. Well actually they are added in postini's configuration. In 
> a load balancing kind of way.
> > looking for /etc/exim4/hubbed_hosts, which is documented in the
> > exim4_files man page.
> I think hubbed_hosts in my example above wouldn't work as it requires 
> domains. My email addresses all have the same domain.
> As a side note, for a while now I am using hobbed_hosts to correct a dns 
> issue with a remote smtp server. I found out the hard way that using 
> tabs after the "domain:" entry will break it.
> Thank you,
> Jeroen
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