Author: Phil Pennock Date: To: Dan CC: exim-users Subject: Re: [exim] Configuring Exim as an SMTP AUTH client only
On 2012-05-02 at 21:18 -0400, Dan wrote: > If I want to configure Exim as an SMTP AUTH client (but I don't need an
> SMTP AUTH server) do I need to install Dovecot or Cyrus (or any other
> SASL implementation or additional software) or do I simply need to
> properly configure Exim's config file?
The latter. Probably looking up the password from an external file.
> If there is an example (or tutorial) that might get me going in the
> right direction for this kind of setup, or if anyone would be willing to
> give me a general roadmap, I would greatly appreciate it.
You configure something after "begin authenticators", as an
authentication driver, for the correct SASL method.
For instance, if the server you're talking to "AUTH CRAM-MD5 PLAIN" you