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Re: [vox-tech] exim and smtp smarthost
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Re: [vox-tech] exim and smtp smarthost



On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 12:46:36AM -0800, Bryan Richter wrote:
> Hi, this question probably won't take much time to answer, as I'm sure
> at least a few of you have the exact same setup...
> 
> Since I can't even email my own mother (!) sending mail from my dynamic,
> blacklisted IP address, I'd like to use my ISP's SMTP smarthost to send
> my email to the world. I run exim on Sid. I tried using eximconfig,
> choosing option 2 ("...Outgoing mail is sent using a smarthost.."). It
> seemed to ask all the right questions, but my test emails vanish. I
> tried uncommenting each of the three types of client-side authentication
> at the bottom of /etc/exim/exim.conf (and exchanging "username" and
> "password" with the correct data) without any luck.

I never managed to get exim to work.  It's way too complex for what I
need.  ssmtp works well for me.

> My ISP is SBC Global Yahoo .net.. .com, or whatever.
> 
> Like I said, hopefully someone has the exact same setup. :)

Close enough I think.

Issac

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