How to setup a mailserver with exim4 and dbmail on a. How to configure exim4 as smarthost post by yoyobg. Press the downarrow key to select mail sent by smarthost. Configuring exim4 on debian 7 and php server fault. After successfully using postfix on my ubuntu machines, i decided to try exim on a new server, based on some people commenting its easier to set up and use. Next, to make exim4 use the saslauthd service, the debian exim user needs to be part of the sasl group. The exim smarthost configuration will attempt to use port 465 and starttls which is then overridden by the configuration changes described in this post and as a. Nov 24, 2015 email is far from a perfect communication medium for all use cases but it is still a really good option for low volume alerts from your security monitoring gear. And boom, all of a sudden, email is flowing and weve got a lot of mail. Debian details of package exim4daemonlight in jessie. The smarthost configuration should allow individual smarthosts for different users.
Debian, exim4, smtp xenserver 6 autostart vms and vapps on boot. Apr 16, 2015 finally, exim4 needs to be a member in the sail group. For the smarthost to work with smtps both the address and the port need to be described, for the address an dns address is preferred. Configure exim to use a smarthost stepbystep guidance on how to routing all mails to a smarthost or a specific domain to a smarthost. As there are many options as to how to set it up, and as having it set up correctly is important for some debian utilities, we will try to cover the basics in this section. Please ask debian specific questions there, and only write to the upstream exim users mailing list if you are sure that your question is not debian specific. Debian 8 configuration exim4 to user gmail as smarthost. To repeat the debconfdriven configuration process in a standard setup, invoke dpkgreconfigure exim4 config. As a policy, authenticated smtp helps cut down on folks sending spam and allows the isp to track which account is sending what type of email content for further demographic study. The standard smarthost example that comes with exim4 in debian doesnt have these. Setting up a mail server using exim4, clamav, dovecot, spamassassin and many more on debian lenny page 2 page 1. Various parts of the exim documentation as well as information provided by dpkgreconfigure exim4 config and various articles on the internet will provide misinformation around the declaration of a remote smarthost. Apr 30, 2007 how to install exim4 on ubuntu as a smarthost. Exim is a message transfer agent mta developed at the university of cambridge for use on unix systems connected to the internet.
The smarthost will take care of forwarding the emails to their final destinations. If you are running exim as daemon as it is in the default setup of the debian packages you should not invoke update exim4. It is a mail transfer agent mta used on unixlike operating systems which is responsible for receiving, routing, and delivering email messages. Configure exim to use a smarthost, domains, smtp server. The basic idea is to change the etc exim4 update exim4. Add gmail as smarthost in debian exim4 stack overflow. Adblock detected my website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to my visitors. If the smtp smarthost alias expands to multiple ips, you need to have multiple lines for all the hosts. The following binary packages are built from this source package.
You are ok with gmail rewriting your sender address or use this gmail address. Configure sendmail and exim to send email with smarthost written by guillermo garron date. If the mirrors do not work for you, you can download the tarballs from the origin. This is what the logs show when i send a test message some parts have been changed to generic terms for. Setting up a mail server using exim4, clamav, dovecot, spamassassin and many more on debian lenny page 2 page 3. Im trying to configure it to use our office365 as a relay, but i have no idea what to do.
By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. This does only make sense when delivering to a smarthost. If the mirrors do not work for you, you can download. That also means you have to download your mail from the smarthost via programs like fetchmail. The solution is to configure your linux distribution to send authenticated smtp. Exim mail per gmail smtp server versenden debian ubuntu. It appears to need tls to be setup, and of course a gmail userid and password. Configure sendmail and exim to send email with smarthost. Exim4 ldap is a set of configuration to debian s exim4 to get all user account information from an ldap database.
In this article we will quickly show how to set up exim 4 as a basic mail relay on a ubuntu server. Exim will be running as the exim user when it tries to open the file, rather than as the invoking user. Before your pi can send emails it needs a message transfer agent mta. To avoid this situation, exim4 the default debian mta can be adjusted to use smarthost in this case a gmail account, but any other smtp server can be used. This will describe you how to set up a smarthost using either sendmail or exim, for the exim, i will only consider debian.
May 17, 20 debian offers two flavours of the exim4 daemon. Mar 30, 2016 this video describes how to configure exim4 on debian 8 to use gmail as a smart host to send emails. Setting up a mail server using exim4, clamav, dovecot, spamassassin and many more on debian lenny page 2. To remove the exim4 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from debian jessie. Needless to say, you will only need one of the two mtas. This package contains the exim4 daemon with only basic features enabled. Exim generally comes with default debian installation. Please ask debian specific questions there, and only write to the upstream eximusers mailing list if you are sure that your question is not debian specific. Exim will have changed working directory before resolving the filename, so using fully qualified pathnames is advisable. For smtp receiving or queue running, exim forks, and the new processes would use the new configuration file, while the original main exim daemon would still use the old configuration file. There is a php script that sends email messages to arbitrary addresses using the mail function, but it does not work the messages dont get delivered. Exim is a very flexible and common mta mail transfer agent in unix systems. Install and configure exim 4 smtp relay via smarthost on ubuntu. Feb 17, 2015 in this article we will walk you through the steps on how to setup a mailserver with exim4 and dbmail on a debian 7 wheezy linux vps what is exim4.
For this reason the packages exim4 and mutt will be installed by default provided you. Contribute to primesigndockerexim4 development by creating an account on github. I found a folder ect exim, but all thats in it is a perl folder with a. Within each directory it takes files in lexical sort order by file name. Aug 06, 2011 now we need to make several changes to the configuration to exim4 in the file etc exim4 exim4. Further information on the binary and os distributions can be found in the exim wiki. The packages that exim4 depends on which need a new maintainer are. I set it up as a smarthost via the instructions on the debian wiki, but when i try to send a test email. This video describes how to configure exim4 on debian 8 to use gmail as a smart host to send emails. Pkgexim4userfaq is updated by the exim4 maintainer.
This posts shows the way to configure exim as client to send authenticated and encrypted tls emails through a smarthost. Exim authenticated smarthost todays isp environment requires authenticated smtp to be able to send emails. Setting up your system to use email today, email is an important part of many peoples life. This is a full exim4 address list, and all available features can be used. Install and configure exim 4 smtp relay via smarthost on. Configure exim4 smtp relay to use tls on connect smtps. To remove the exim4 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from debian wheezy. The smarthost also usually stores incoming mail addressed to your computer, so you dont need to be permanently online. How to install exim4 on ubuntu as a smarthost life in code. Exim is the mta mail transfer agent installed by default on new debian installations. If you also want to delete configuration andor data files of exim4 from debian wheezy then this will work. Configure exim4 to use microsoft exchange as smarthost.
If you need to use acl and other features you may need to install exim4 daemonheavy. That also means you have to download your mail from the smarthost via. Normally enterprises use their smtp server, this approach enable to test without having an smtp. You may minimize this trouble by using a wild card entry or regular expressions, thus reducing the risk. But this time i needed to configure exim mta mail transfer agent used in unixlike operating systems to router all mails using a smarthost called mta3. Exim4 maintainers mail archive andreas metzler marc haber it should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer. Exim can be installed in place of sendmail, although the configuration of exim is quite different to that of sendmail. They are switching to ssl on port 465 and i am having a hard time getting exim4 to cooperate. How to setup a mailserver with exim4 and dbmail on a debian 7. On this web page, the debian exim maintainers would like to deliver information important for users and developers. When your isp changes the alias, you will need to manually fix that.
Exim4 not sending authentication to a remote smarthost smtp. Simply install your own file in etceximnf and exim will use that file verbatim. I want it to accept mail via tls, require username and pass. If nothing happens, download github desktop and try again. Exim authenticated smarthost email relay howtoforge. Apr 12, 2016 how to set up sendmail on linux, to use a smarthost, namely for gmail, a post by rick cogley. In a lot of cases the smarthost will be your isps mail server, which makes this option very suitable for dialup users.
This posts shows the way to configure exim as client to send authenticated and encrypted tls emails through a smarthost lets suppose the smarthost email server is listening on port 587 for secure outgoing smtp. For exim4 to work, the firewall should open tcp ports 25 and 587 ssl. Setting up a mail server using exim4, clamav, dovecot. If you need to send out email without contacting vultr support, you can follow this tutorial to setup your exim to send email via gmail smtp server. Avoid reverse dns errors when sending mail from a machine without public ip or domain available. It may also be supplied on some gnu cds or with other software distributions.
I want to use exim4 as a smarthost to send email using an smtp mail account over ssl. I have been searching the internet for quite a while and found out that there already is a smtp server installed by default on debian the exim4. Ubuntu server configuring exim4 to send email via gmail. Exim4 is another message transfer agent mta developed at the university of cambridge for use on unix systems connected to the internet. Thanks to the debian packaging system this is easily done by typing one of the following commands. In this article we will walk you through the steps on how to setup a mailserver with exim4 and dbmail on a debian 7 wheezy linux vps what is exim4. If you also want to delete configuration andor data files of exim4 from debian jessie then this will work. Exim was already installed on my debian dedi, so i didnt install anything, but i cant find the conf file. Id like to know how to setup my exim4 on debian so that it can use gmail as the smarthost, rather than my isp. Exim configuration on debian and ubuntu has been greatly simplified for most types of configuration because of dpkg. Exim debian exim4 daemonlight, ldap, sasl, perl interpreter, mysqlpostgresqlsqlite, exim4 daemonheavy. Heutzutage ist email fur viele leute ein sehr wichtiger teil des lebens.881 1087 490 375 973 688 481 352 1310 314 1138 463 1257 238 465 465 978 570 1179 13 825 416 1300 1282 92 1475 1412 1184 193 566 530 1231 995 802 610 328 674 1393 928 1494 134 85