exim equivalent of sendmail's access_db

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Mon Jan 12 17:26:28 GMT 2004

Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
> Hi!
>>I'm trying to setup my 'listening' exim config so it rejects email to
>>non-existant addresses, but still relays for outbonnd email
>>With sendmail I could use the access_db feature and put all the valid
>>email addresses in a file (not that many).
> If you have a static file you can use a lookup for this... On rcpt or
> sender.
> Could provide you some samples, little offtopic here.
> Bye,
> Raymond.
Yeah I know - but it saves having to subscribe to the exim list (and
explaining how MailScanner works etc, and there are some Exim guru's
lurking here..)

Anyway I have a list of valid email addresses...

martinh at solid-state-logic.com
martin.hepworth at solid-state-logic.com
postmaster at solid-state-logic.com

if the email is from the 'outside' then it should check the list. If on
the list then queue_only (as it does now). If not on the list reject the

If the email is from the internal network (ie our relay host), then

This will stop exim (and MailScanner) processing all the spam I get for
non-existant users.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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