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(solved) exim4

(solved) exim4

(solved) exim4

(OP)
is it possible with exim4 (on Debian) to get all outgoing mails redirected to one/same email address?

so process all outgoing emails and somehow replace their recipients to one external mail address?

RE: (solved) exim4

(OP)
and by the way, what is the difference in T and t rewriting flags?
while t works for me but T always makes exim PANIC.. (when I set tT in rewriting transport).

E rewrite all envelope fields
F rewrite the envelope From field
T rewrite the envelope To field
b rewrite the Bcc: header
c rewrite the Cc: header
f rewrite the From: header
h rewrite all headers
r rewrite the Reply-To: header
s rewrite the Sender: header
t rewrite the To: header

RE: (solved) exim4

The command word 'unseen' means "continue to process this message with other routers" so removing it should only process your routing instruction.

Exim is a bit of a 'nervous beast' so does 'PANIC' from time to time, in this case it probably is because you have instructed it to rewrite the \envelope-To header twice, Envelope-To is normally written to for message redirection in any case.

Checking /var/log/exim_paniclog should give you more info.

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RE: (solved) exim4

(OP)
thank you.

by the way, what is the right step-by-step procedure for adding a router in exim? I could not find any such documentation for new users telling which file should be edited first and which steps should be done one by one. What I did (finally successfully) was rather by trial and error (some docs mentioned about /etc/exim.cfg but such file doesn't exist anywhere on newer Debians).

so, I edited:
/etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template

adding my router below routers section:

catch_all_outgoing:
driver = redirect
data = centralrecipient@remotehost.com

and after that I run:
update-exim4.conf

what caused that router appeared in file:
/var/lib/exim4/config.autogenerated

I also restarted exim4 by:
service exim4 restart


The fun is that creating new router file in /etc/exim4/conf.d/router/ gave no results even after update-exim4.conf so I think this directory is completely ignored by exim4 (at least it didn;t work for me on Debian 8.5 - only change in the config template was considered by the update-exim4.conf

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