On 2016-09-14, Harry Putnam <rea...@newsguy.com> wrote:
> Liam O'Toole <liam.p.oto...@gmail.com> writes:
>> dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config
> Thanks, that was pretty painless. And thanks for the url to the
> documentation section.
> I've now progressed on to where I was aiming for.
> I wanted to have one debian box as main mail client. Yet be able to
> send mail from a couple of others.
> I've managed to get that working by aiming the secondary hosts at the
> main mail host as smarthost. That main host is inturn aimed at an
> internet smarthost.
> So far all working except one glitch.
> Here is the cast of characters:
> HOST1 Main mail host
> HOST2 secondary host
> User1 HOST1
> User2 HOST1
> user HOST2
> I can send a mail from HOST2 to a user on HOST1 using the correct
> address. user1@HOST1
> That main host has only two users. I can send mail from HOST2 to
> only one of those users. That is. if, from HOST2, I send mail
> to a HOST1 user like:
> user1@HOST1 It arrives in user1 slot at /var/spool/mail/user1 on
> However If I try sending to user2@HOST1 it never gets there. Even
> though the smtp output on sending HOST2 appears to be saying it was
> sent and received successfully.
> ------- ------- ---=--- ------- -------
> orignating on HOST2
> tmail user2@HOST1
> sending like this:
> mailx -v -s "TEST 160914_163910" user1@HOST1 < ~/txtmsg.txt
> LOG: MAIN
> <= u...@host2.local.lan U=user1 P=local S=422
> smtp output:
> delivering 1bkGxi-0002L3-U4
> R: smarthost for user2@HOST1
> T: remote_smtp_smarthost for user1@HOST1
> Connecting to HOST1.local.lan [192.168.1.5]:25 ... connected
> SMTP<< 220 dv ESMTP Exim 4.86 Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:47:36 -0400
> SMTP>> EHLO HOST2.local.lan
> SMTP<< 250-dv Hello HOST2.local.lan [192.168.1.17]
> 250-SIZE 52428800
> 250 HELP
> SMTP>> MAIL FROM:<u...@host2.local.lan> SIZE=1464
> SMTP>> RCPT TO:<user2@HOST1>
> SMTP>> DATA
> SMTP<< 250 OK
> SMTP<< 250 Accepted
> SMTP<< 354 Enter message, ending with "." on a line by itself
> SMTP>> writing message and terminating "."
> SMTP<< 250 OK id=1bkH5k-0008FT-UQ
> SMTP>> QUIT
> LOG: MAIN
> => user2@HOST1 R=smarthost T=remote_smtp_smarthost H=HOST1.local.lan
> [192.168.1.5] C="250 OK id=1bkH5k-0008FT-UQ"
> LOG: MAIN
> Mail never appears at HOST1 /var/spool/mail/user2
Does user2 appear in the file /etc/aliases on HOST1? Is there a
/home/user2/.forward file on that host? Either of those would cause mail
addressed to user2@HOST1 to be relayed to another user instead.
Is there anything suspicious in the file /var/log/exim4/mainlog on