[Pkg-exim4-users] Configure EXIM4 for SMTP AUTH

Celso González celso at mitago.net
Thu Oct 2 10:01:03 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 11:29:56AM +0200, Hannibal Ndlovu wrote:
> Hi All
> Am running DEBIAN 4, Kernel 2.6.18-6-686,
> i have installed - EXIM4, DOVECOT and within my local network users
> can send mail and works well but users try send mail when they are
> outside the local network their mail is not delivered and they get a
> message back saying
> "Relay not permited"
> I have been told i need to implement SMTP AUTH - i have tried a number
> of guides and nothing seems to work
> My back is to the wall can some one please post a working guide to
> implementing this - Please dont tell me to Google-it of RTFM, i have,
> i kept a copy of the original exim4 config so am running on that right
> now
> Thank you

The lenny and sid packages they are including the dovecot auth module.

Just add in your auth files something like this

  driver = dovecot
  public_name = PLAIN
  server_socket = /var/run/dovecot/auth-client
  server_set_id = $auth1

The dovecot conf doesnt require any change if I remember

Celso González (PerroVerd)

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