[Pkg-exim4-users] Additional addresses (or not)

Magnus Holmgren holmgren at lysator.liu.se
Sun May 4 08:59:24 UTC 2008

On lördagen den 3 maj 2008, Sebastian Tennant wrote:
> I have an alias router that I want to use as a simple (static) mailing
> list manager.
> I've observed that secondary addresses appear in mainlog as
>  ->
> if they belong to the same domain, and
>  =>
> if they belong to different domains, 

It's "->" if they get copies by means of additional RCPT commands instead of a 
complete separate delivery.

> despite which, no emails are 
> actually sent to anything other than the first address in the 'alias
> list', for want of the correct term.

That's very odd. If Exim logs completed deliveries then the mail has been 
delivered to the other end. Is it Hotmail throwing "spam" away?

> Can an alias router act as a simple static mailing list manager or am I
> barking up the wrong tree entirely.

Yes, but if you want it to work like a "real" MLM you may want to change the 
return address so that bounces go to an administrator or something. Look for 
the errors_to option.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren at lysator.liu.se
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