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Old 02-04-2005, 10:06 AM   #1
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sending mail from outlook express

I am using exim 3.35 from Woody. When I SSH into the server and send an email via


The mail gets delivered with no problems. Yet if I connect through OE or Thunderbird and try to send an email to a remote address, I get a message saying "undeliverable address" yet mail sent to local accounts get delivered.

I've googled for the last two days on this and still no answers. Anyone hazard a guess?


Old 02-04-2005, 10:17 AM   #2
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no relaying allowed by your mail server (standard practice for obvious reasons)

-- the general practice is to force users to log in before sending to off-site domains.

--you might also be having trouble with hotmail (though i'm unsure about what exactly you're trying to do, i do know they take some rather strict steps to ensure people don't abuse their service)
Old 02-04-2005, 11:03 AM   #3
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Thanks for the tip.

I had to change in exim.conf
 host_relay_accept = : : ::::1

worked great.

Thak you so much for pointing me in the right direction.


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