Install and Configure Exim Mail Server on Ubuntu 14.04

Install Exim Mail Server

sudo apt-get -y install exim4

Configure Exim Mail Server

  • Run the reconfiguration script.
    This configuration sets up Exim as a web mail server for sending only.
    sudo dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config
    • General type of mail configuration:
      internet site; mail is sent and received directly using SMTP
    • System mail name:
    • IP-addresses to lsiten on for incoming SMTP connections: ; ::1
    • Other destinations for which mail is accepted:
    • Domains to relay mail for:
    • Machines to relay mail for:
    • Keep number of DNS-queries minimal (Dial-on-Demand)?
    • Delivery method for local mail:
      mbox format in /var/mail/
    • Split configuration into small files?

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