[Pkg-exim4-users] Configuring exim4 for DHCP?

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Sat Oct 20 10:58:25 UTC 2007

On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 08:34:32PM +0300, fbaube at saunalahti.fi wrote:
> The exim4 docs and the exim4 configuration screens don't seem to have
> a simple answer for this simple question:
> I connect to my ISP using DHCP. For outgoing email, I have the name
> of their host to connect to (i.e. the exim4 configuration item
> "dc_smarthost"). How do I configure exim4 for this use case?  That is
> to say, how should I answer the prompts from "dpkg-reconfigure
> exim4-config" (or populate my configuration file)?

Smarthost settings are independent of the network configuration. Just
configure exim to use the smarthost.

> I've tried a few combinations but I'm getting a variety of SMTP errors
> from the ISP's mail host.

Which combinations did you try, and which SMTP errors do you get?


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