How to update your exim.conf


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How to update your exim.confLast Modified: May 27, 2014, 2:01 pm
To make use of the newest exim settings and enhancements, you can update your exim.conf by running the following as root:

wget -O /etc/exim.conf http://files.directadmin.com/services/exim.conf
wget -O /etc/exim.pl http://files.directadmin.com/services/exim.pl
chmod 755 /etc/exim.pl
cd /etc/virtual
touch blacklist_domains whitelist_from use_rbl_domains bad_sender_hosts blacklist_senders whitelist_domains whitelist_hosts whitelist_senders
if [ ! -e limit ]; then echo 0 > limit; fi
mkdir -p usage
chown mail:mail limit blacklist_domains whitelist_from use_rbl_domains bad_sender_hosts blacklist_senders whitelist_domains whitelist_hosts whitelist_senders limit usage

If you are running dovecot (which you most likely are), you will need to re-patch your exim.conf:

patch -p0 < /usr/local/directadmin/customapache/exim.conf.dovecot.patch
patch -p0 < /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/exim.conf.dovecot.patch

Note that you only need to run the patch appropriate to the build system you have.  If you have custombuild, run the 2nd one.  If you don't know what you have, then run them both, as it won't hurt anything if you patch twice.

Note that there are entries in the /etc/exim.conf that should be manually set for your system.
See the readme file for more information.  (See the section labelled MANDATORY CHANGES to the SpamBlocker.exim.conf file)

Then restart exim:
RedHat:

/sbin/service exim restart


Debian:

/etc/init.d/exim restart


FreeBSD:

/usr/local/etc/rc.d/exim restart

 
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