Re: [exim] DNS problems with sending via multiple smarthosts

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Author: Jeremy Harris
To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] DNS problems with sending via multiple smarthosts
On 16/07/2019 06:33, David Purton via Exim-users wrote:
> I then sign into the network and try and run exim -qf to clear the
> queue.
> But the logs then show:
>     2019-07-16 14:23:14 Start queue run: pid=12322 -qf
>     2019-07-16 14:23:14 1hnFQ2-000379-9I no IP address found for host
>     2019-07-16 14:23:14 1hnFQ2-000379-9I == example@??? R=smarthost defer (-1): lookup failed for all hosts in smarthost router: host_find_failed=ignore host_all_ignored=defer
>     2019-07-16 14:23:14 End queue run: pid=12322 -qf

> So, what is wrong? How can I diagnose things

exim -d+all -qf

( and grab stderr to a file; it'll be long.
"exim -d+all -qf 2>&1 | tee log" )

> and fix it?

First work out what it's doing.