[Pkg-exim4-users] exim4 relay not permitted for MUA

Magnus Lawrie m.lawrie at gmx.net
Wed Jan 6 09:18:38 UTC 2010

Apols, my reply was meant for list

Marc Haber wrote:
> [did you answer privately on purpose? this deprives the list archive
> of the answer and makes it impossible for others to chip in]
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 09:38:39PM +0000, Magnus Lawrie wrote:
>> Marc Haber wrote:
>> ok, so I intend now to do in exim4.conf.template:
>> # List of sender networks (IP addresses) to _unconditionally_ relay
>> # _for_. If you intend to be SMTP AUTH server, you do not need to enter
>> # anything here.
>> hostlist relay_from_hosts = MAIN_RELAY_NETS :
> Just add to dc_relay_nets in
> /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf or re-run dpkg-reconfigure
> exim4-config on the server.

>>>>  though I can see this isn't the ideal solution. Exim checks and
>>>>  recognizes the domain IP; My client host is name.localhost which  
>>>> exim doesn't identify.
>>> Please explain with IP addreses. There is no such thing as a "domain
>>> IP".
>> domain ditch.org.uk is directed at
> I fail to see the connection to e-mail here. Is that the IP address of
> the server?

Yes, should I be talking only about mail.ditch.org.uk?



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