[Pkg-exim4-users] specifying isp smtp server

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Sat Jul 25 01:20:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, 24 Jul 2009, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:

> Robert Holtzman wrote:
>> I posted this to the exim4-users list and they said I'd have better luck
>> here since I'm dual booting Ubuntu Hardy and Lenny.
>> I'm at a loss as to where to specify my isp's smtp server. Exim4
>> installed with a plethora of configuration files and I'm getting cross
>> eyed trying to hunt thru them. I looked at eximconfig but am unsure of
>> some of the options. running a search showed sites that looked
>> applicable but they referred to a single config file.
>> I would appreciate a pointer or two. Thanks.
> Just run 'dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config' and select the appropriate
> option (should be something like 'use smarthost').

Using the "smarthost" option was what was hanging me up. Some of the 
terminology was foreign to me. I've been used to using Pine/Alpine.


Bob Holtzman
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