Exim4 helo reply localhost

Darryl smartssa at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 16:06:11 UTC 2007

On 1/4/07, David Mummery <dmummery at accessit.co.uk> wrote:
>  Hi all -
> I'm having some trouble configuring Exim4 on Ubuntu Dapper Drake
> Exim4 is configured to use Amavisd-new, clam-daemon, and spamassassin.
> Everything works just fine except for the helo response which I want to be
> 'correct' - ie. FQDN of the mail server.
> I can send and receive emails, anti-spam and anti-virus works fine but I
> know I'll have a problem sometime in the future because of the helo response
> - may even get blasklisted(!)
> I've googled for answers and hunted though the manuals with no luck.
> Does anyone know what I need to change?

I think exim uses /etc/mailname for the helo it sends.

Not 100% sure though.

~ Darryl  ~ smartssa at gmail.com
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