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[vox-tech] exim4: ACL and TCP connection permission denied
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[vox-tech] exim4: ACL and TCP connection permission denied

hi all,

just installed exim4 today.  WAY more powerful than exim3.
unfortunately, WAY more complicated than exim3 too.  anyway, i have two

first, i wrote an ACL (line wrapped for readability):

   drop message = $sender_host_address is blacklisted at
         $dnslist_domain ($dnslist_value: $dnslist_text)

      log_message = $sender_host_address is listed at
         $dnslist_domain ($dnslist_value: $dnslist_text)

      dnslists = bl.spamcop.net : relays.ordb.org

does that look OK?  i'd like to test this ACL with exim_checkaccess, but
i can't figure out how to get blocked IP's out of bl.spamcop or
relays.ordb.  anyone know how to get blocked IPs from these sites?

secondly, i'm using exim4 on a system which only has local mail, just so
i don't screw up my real mail system.  i'm concerned that i can't send
local mail via TCP:

   satan# telnet localhost 25
   Connected to localhost.
   Escape character is '^]'.
   exim: permission denied
   Connection closed by foreign host.

in fact, i can't telnet to this SMTP port from any machine on my LAN.

there are so many config files, i'm not sure where to start.  can
anybody guess why this is happening?


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