RE: [exim] Limit Inbound by Domain

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Author: Ron Shannon
To: 'Tony Finch'
CC: exim-users
Subject: RE: [exim] Limit Inbound by Domain

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Finch []
> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 2:00 AM
> To: Ron Shannon
> Cc: exim-users@???
> Subject: Re: [exim] Limit Inbound by Domain
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Ron Shannon wrote:
> > In a hosting environment, Exim serves as the receiving MX host for
> > multiple domains. However, one of the domains (for which
> the Exim host
> > is not a registered MX) should only receive mail arriving via
> > connections from specific IP addresses/networks, in order to only
> > accept mail relayed from a spam-filtering service.
> >
> > I've searched the docs and FAQ's and cannot figure out if
> some form of
> > sender_net_ statement or an ACL should be utilized -- or something
> > else. How can that be accomplished for one of the domains? Thanks.
> You are describing options for Exim 3 which is obsolete and
> unsupported. You should upgrade to Exim 4, in which you could
> say in an ACL:
>   deny
>     domains = +spam_serviced_domains
>   ! hosts   = +spam_service_hosts

> Tony.

Not sure I follow. Actually, I do have Exim 4. Perhaps the uninformed
speculation in my original post suggested to you that I have Exim 3, but
it's 4. In any case, the ACL solution posted earlier by Peter Bowyer,
which looks essentially identical to yours, does seem to be working well.