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In the past I had this problem - it was an exim problem. (And I'm
running the same exim you are).

Exim in debian is configured for security by default - it wants to
rewrite the sender so that users can't forge their sender address.

My solution is as follows:
add the line "trusted_groups = eximusers" to /etc/exim/exim.conf (if it's not already
there), then add yourself to the eximusers group. (I don't think
trusted_groups opens up any features besides trusting you to set your
own sender address)

I'm think I'm also set up as "Internet Site using Smarthost" -- not
"Satellite System" (in eximconfig), but I'm not exactly sure because
I have no way of checking what eximconfig thinks short of overwriting
my exim configuration -- and it's been a couple of years.


On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 07:23:45PM -0800, Hans W. Uhlig wrote:
> Would this work easier if I did this... or if I subscribed huhlig@ragabash to 
> the list?

If you were going to do what you suggest, you'd probably need to
subscrube huhlig@ragabash.livepenguin.com as the address - but you
should try my solution first because who knows what happens if lots of
messages to huhlig@ragabash.livepenguin.com bounce.

> 
> On Tuesday 23 March 2004 5:35 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 11:36:31AM -0800, Hans W. Uhlig wrote:
> > > Anyone know why my Address is @ragabash.livepenguin.com
> > > I know ragabash is my hostname but... Where did the domain come from
> >
> > livepenguin.com is the domain which hosts lugod.org and the mailing lists.
> >
> > Perhaps when you try to post, you're posting "from"
> >
> >   username@ragabash
> >
> > ...in turn, something somewhere says "hey, that's not a fully qualified
> > domain", and tacks the ".livepenguin.com" on the end of the hostname.
> >
> >
> > I am SO talking out of my a** right now, though.  I'm sure someone who
> > knows something will respond with something more accurate.
> >
> >
> > In the meantime, I will *sigh* continue to approve your postings when I
> > see them get caught by the mailing list software.  Do note that I only
> > go through and clean out the vox-* lists once every day or so.
> >
> > 99%[*] of the time, all that's in the queue are spams.  Most of them seem
> > like Nigerian spam.  Not sure why those get through the spam filters so
> > easily.  (Rod?  Ideas?)
> >
> > -bill!
> >
> > [*] - That's an exaggeration, although once it was literally 99%...
> >       There were 100 messages in the queue: one real post by someone not
> >       subscribed or subscribed with a different address, versus 99 spams.
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox-tech mailing list
> > vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
> _______________________________________________
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> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org

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