Configure a smarthost for LOCAL mail

goodmove

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May 12, 2003
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Hi List,

The smarthost option which can be set in the Exim basic configuration currently only works for outbound mail. It does not cover the local mail. So, for example, if [email protected] sends an email to [email protected], it does not get sent to the smarthost and is delivered directly to john's mailbox.

This creates a problem when you want all mail, including local mail, to go through the smarthost. I've done a whole lot of tests trying a variety of configurations, it just doesn't work, and local mail stays local.

Cpanel tech support has confirmed that can't be done with the existing setup and advised that I find an Exim guru in the forums!

Anyone who can help?

Regards,
Norman