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exim.conf rebuild fails with " too many named host lists (max is 16)" error

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by suberjin, Sep 24, 2016.

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  1. suberjin

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    Hello,

    when we try to use /scripts/buildeximconf it fails with error:

    It could be caused by our custom lists that we have in addition. Is there any way to use more than 16 named host lists ?
     
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    There are two ways how to fix this issue: reduce number of named lists or increase Exim limit but this requires Exim package rebuild. As we cannot disable any from our lists, we had to rebuild the cPanel source package and seems that it works fine.

    But, sure, will be better if cPanel team increase MAX_NAMED_LIST at least to 32 to prevent Exim rebuilds each time after upgrade...
     
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    Hello,

    By default, Exim allows up to 16 named lists of each type. This limit can be extended by changing a compile-time variable, as mentioned in the previous post, and documented at:

    10. Domain, host, address, and local part lists

    However, this level of customization is unsupported. Could you let us know the purpose of your named host lists? Is it possible you could reduce the number?

    Thank you.
     
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