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Whitelist domains in exim

Login to the server SSH as root. Make a sender whitelist file. touch /etc/exim_whitelist_senders Take a backup of the exim conf and open it. cp -p /etc/exim.conf /etc/exim.conf.BKP vi /etc/exim.conf Add the line on top of the file addresslist whitelist_senders =

Posted in Issues, Mail

Mails redirected /dev/null **bypassed**

Its an issue with spamassasign. Edit the file /etc/mail/spamassassin/ and add the following lines: score FH_DATE_PAST_20XX 0.0 restart spamd and exim.

Posted in Issues, Mail

Sender verify defer + host lookup did not complete

Login to WHM >> Main >> Service Configuration >> Exim Configuration Editor . Uncheck the option: Sender Verification If it doesn’t help, reset ALL EXIM configuration to default and try again.

Posted in Cpanel, Issues, Mail

Change Mail Server IP

Sometimes your server’s IP address may get black listed by most of RBLs. In such situation a quick solution is to route the emails through a secondary IP address on the same server which is not black listed. There are

Posted in Cpanel, Issues, Mail

Track Spammers in Plesk

Install qmhandle-1.3.2 from: cd qmhandle-1.3.2 ./qmHandle -s shows the stats of mails. To view the mails in queue, please do # /var/qmail/bin/qmail-qstat messages in queue: 758 messages in queue but not yet preprocessed: 0 Let’s examine the queue with

Posted in Issues, Mail, Plesk

HELO ends with a dot – spamassasign problem

If you need to get rid of this problem, please edit the file /etc/mail/spamassassin/ score FH_HELO_ENDS_DOT 0.0 restart spamd ———————————————————————– FORGED_MUA_OUTLOOK problem /etc/mail/spamassassin/ score FORGED_MUA_OUTLOOK 0.0 restart spamd

Posted in Issues, Mail

Stop Open Relay of Exim

Telnet to yourmailserver at port 25 and issue all the following commands: ——————————————————– telnet hostname/ip 25 helo mail from: rcpt to: ——————————————————– If you are getting the error “554 : Relay access denied” then the server is

Posted in Cpanel, Issues, Mail
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