Re: [Exim] Exim configuration for dial-up workstation
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> I'm a new user of Linux and Debian, and I've a question about > the configuration of exim. (By the way, where should I look for it?) > I run a 'potato' box with a dial-up connection to a local ISP and I use > Netscape Messenger to handle mail. > I'd rather base the following pattern on mutt 1.2.5: > 1. dial the ISP to establish a connection > 2. download new mail from the POP server > 3. disconnect from the ISP > 4. read mail, reply to some, write new messages > 5. dial again the ISP to re-establish a connection > 6. hand over my new messages to the SMTP server run by the ISP > 7. disconnect > To complicate things further, I'd like to keep the user name at my > potato box different from the user name I use to log in to the ISP. If I try to > add an user with the same string I use with the ISP I get an error msg.
> ------------------ > A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its > recipients. The following address(es) failed: > gianpiero.ascenso@???: > unknown local-part "gianpiero.ascenso" in domain "tin.it" > ------------------ > I suspect the different user names are the problem. Is there a way to > fix this whithout creating a new user called ``gianpiero.ascenso'' in my > workstation? > Probably some trick to rewrite the incoming address would circumvent > this error, > but what should I do and where? There's a lot of man pages to read, and > I get lost > with details I don't grasp perfectly, fancy fitting them together > meaningfully!