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Exim changes permanent

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by screege, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. screege

    screege Well-Known Member

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    Hi I was wondewring how can I make exim to make this change permanete, I need to change my servers sending ip address but everytime I update cpanel it resets it the line I need to make permanete is the interface line in exim.conf:

    remote_smtp:
    driver = smtp
    interface = 63.246.151.21

    Thank you
     
  2. glansing

    glansing Active Member

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    Log into WHM, and select the Exim Configuration Editor, then click on Advanced Editor. Any changes you make in there will persist.
     
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    screege Well-Known Member

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    I cannot do that since the line has to be beneath those two and they are not editable in the config editor.
     
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    screege Well-Known Member

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    Anyone got any other sugestion?
     
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    if you have root access, you may edit the /etc/exim.conf file and chattr +i of the file to prevent Cpanel from overwriting it.
     
  6. screege

    screege Well-Known Member

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    And what happends =if I want to change anything in exim.conf it won't let me either using shell or exim coonfiguration editor?

    Thanks
     
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    question is whether the cpanel upgrade will fail if we do the chattr +i on exim.conf ?
    Jim

    ps
    chattr -i will remove the lock on it
     
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    screege Well-Known Member

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    Yes I have read that thread and done that and no it does not work, the server will send the e-mails from the main IP.

    Thanks anyway
     
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