Debugging exim installation

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Thu Jan 17 11:28:15 MST 2008


On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 09:30 -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> I have two machines running Ubuntu 7.10 and exim 4. I can send mail
> from issola to dzur. dzur apparently doesn't know what to do with it:
> 
> 2008-01-17 09:06:25 End queue run: pid=8341
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Co-S6 <= root at issola.localdomain H=issola.localdomain [192.168.1.12] P=esmtp S=556 id=E1JFXWf-0008GV-00 at issola.localdomain
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Co-S6 ** ccurley at dzur.localdomain: Unrouteable address
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Cq-Ul <= <> R=1JFXWm-0002Co-S6 U=Debian-exim P=local S=1369
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Cq-Ul ** root at issola.localdomain: Unrouteable address
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Cq-Ul Frozen (delivery error message)
> 2008-01-17 09:23:40 1JFXWm-0002Co-S6 Completed

The best way to debug Exim is using -bh, "exim -bh 192.168.1.12". You
can then step through a simulated SMTP session all the while Exim will
tell you what it is doing. If you need help interpreting the output,
please feel free to post it and I'll take a look.

Corey






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