[Pkg-exim4-users] Getting 550 relay not permitted, I tried all sorts of things still getting error
exim at universal-mechanism.org
Fri Mar 29 19:29:22 UTC 2013
On 03/28/2013 11:10 PM, Nate Homier wrote:
> My problem: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:
> public at universal-mechanism.org
> Technical details of permanent failure:
> Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the server
> for the recipient domain universal-mechanism.org by homier.dyndns.org.
> The error that the other server returned was:
> 550 relay not permitted
> All email is rejected.
> 2 mx records. mxin.mxes.net which receives and sends, it's my
> smarthost. And homier.dyndns.org which has EXIM4 running and where the
> problems are. Check my DNS record below.
> I have my domain universal-mechanism.org and I use Tuffmail as my
> smarthost, meaning Tuffmail receives and sends mail on behalf of my
> domain via an mx record. Recently I decided to setup EXIM4 with
> Internet site selected in exim4-config.
> Exact settings are:
> internet site; mail is sent and received directly using SMTP
> Mail name: universal-mechanism.org
> Listens on all interfaces
> Other destinations for which mail is accepted:
> saturn.hyperion.local; homier.dyndns.org; universal-mechanism.org
> Domains to relay mail for:
> universal-mechanism.org; homier.dyndns.org
> Machines to relay mail for: blank
> My DNS is as follows:
> SOA Record
> UNIVERSAL-MECHANISM.ORG. 3600 IN SOA ns09.domaincontrol.com. dns.jomax.net (
> ; A Records
> @ 3600 IN A 188.8.131.52
> ; CNAME Records
> www 3600 IN CNAME @
> ; MX Records
> @ 3600 IN MX 0 mxin.mxes.net
> @ 3600 IN MX 10 homier.dyndns.org
> ; TXT Records
> @ 3600 IN TXT "v=spf1 include:customer-spf.mxes.net ~all"
> @ 3600 IN TXT "v=spf1 include:homier.dyndns.org ~all"
> ; NS Records
> @ 3600 IN NS ns09.domaincontrol.com
> @ 3600 IN NS ns10.domaincontrol.com
> Thank you. Nate
I read the FAQ here at
But I don't want to act as a smarthost. I just want to act as a backup
MX server. Do I really have to make myself an open relay or do I not
understand the FAQ. I only want to accept mail for
universal-mechanism.org and no one else.
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