'exim' setup question

Olaf Föllinger Olaf.Foellinger@sesa.de
Mon Mar 1 07:43:00 GMT 2004


On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 06:16:43PM -0600, Jonathan E. Brickman wrote:
> A while ago I was using 'exim' quite successfully as an SMTP server 
> under cygwin/XP. Then more and more email service providers started 
> configuring their SMTP servers to not accept email sent from an ISP's 
> dynamic IP list, as one step in defense against spam. At first I just 
> set up exim's config file with a list of domains to route to my ISP's 
> smarthost; but then that list of domains got longer and longer, and exim 
> rapidly ceased to be practical -- and I never managed to get exim to 
> first try direct sends, and then do smarthost sends, for all 
> transmission, despite a large number of attempts using several different 
> items in the exim manual. Anyone have a simple solution?

why not forward all the mail to a smarthost? Works for me with the
following configuration:

  driver = manualroute
  transport = remote_smtp
  route_list = * <put your smarthost here>

Gruss Olaf Föllinger

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