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disable SMTP for exim?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by NirvClub, Feb 9, 2007.

  1. NirvClub

    NirvClub Member

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    Simple question: how do I disable SMTP for my server?

    I want to be able to receive mail with Exim, of course, but I don't want anyone to be able to send mails using my server. I am the only user and I use my ISPs SMTP server for sending mails.

    Isn't there a simple way to do this?

    I tried blocking port 25 with APF but it still seems to accept connections.

    I've searched this forum as well but not found any suitable solutions.

    Thanks
     
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    ujr Well-Known Member

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    short of disabling the exim smtp in the WHM services area, you could also edit your exim.conf to refuse all outbound connections by editing exim.pl
     
  3. NirvClub

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    If I do that, I don't think incoming mail will work?

    How exactly? I'm a newbie with this, so a complete instruction would be great, if possible.
     
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    by the way, closing port 25 with APF also seemed to cause problems with regards to incoming mail. :confused:
     
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