Exim4 helo reply localhost

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Jan 4 17:03:12 UTC 2007

On Thursday 04 January 2007 08:40, David Mummery 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?
This bug may relate to your issue:


What does hostname -f return?

Scott K

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