Re: [exim] Relay for certain virtual Mailaccounts

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Author: Nigel Metheringham
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To: Elmar Leirich, CONCEPTNET GmbH
CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Relay for certain virtual Mailaccounts
On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 11:10 +0100, Elmar Leirich, CONCEPTNET GmbH wrote:
> I am new to exim. I set up Exim to work with Courier and Mysql-DB.
> Everything works fine, but I have to allow Relay for some Hosts, which do
> not have static IPs and cannot authenticate via SMTP. How can I tell exim to
> allow Relay Mails for specific Domains or Email-Adresses? Is this possible?


Its possible. However its a really really bad idea.
You can do this using an acl which accepts if the sender address is
right. However this does basically make you an open relay - and people
will find out how to relay through the box.

Why can they not use authenticated SMTP - even MS clients can do that
now? You really need to move to an authenticated SMTP based relaying
for anything not on a local controlled network.

    Nigel


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