Linux cPanel exim cheat sheet

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Here are some useful things to know for managing an Exim 4 server. This assumes a prior working knowledge of SMTP, MTAs, and a UNIX shell prompt. Message-IDs and spool files The message-IDs that Exim uses to refer to messages in its queue are mixed-case alpha-numeric, and take the form of: XXXXXX-YYYYYY-ZZ. Most commands related…

exim mail sending process

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LOG: MAIN cwd=/usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot 4 args: /usr/sbin/ exim -v -M 1Y2u8h-0002Rb-KS delivering 1Y2u8h-0002Rb-KS LOG: MAIN Unfrozen by forced delivery Connecting to gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [64.233.171.26]:25 ... connected SMTP<> EHLO host.linuxbeginners.com SMTP<> STARTTLS SMTP<> EHLO host.linuxbeginners.com SMTP<> MAIL FROM: SIZE=2555 SMTP>> RCPT TO: SMTP>> DATA SMTP<< 250 2.1.0 OK v37si5068329qgd.45 - gsmtp SMTP<< 250 2.1.5 OK v37si5068329qgd.45 - gsmtp…