[Techtalk] exim no longer sending mail

Mary Gardiner mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Mon Jul 10 23:01:47 UTC 2006

On Sat, Jul 08, 2006, Caroline Johnston wrote:
> I was sending mail from a perl web app using exim and it's suddenly
> stopped working. I thought it might be a firewall problem, but I don't
> know enough about how exim works to translate the error message I get
> when I try to send something from the command line. Output is below.
> Could someone give me a rough english translation?

I would attempt to diagnose it from the mail logs. They should be
located somewhere in /var/log -- possibly /var/log/mail.log or
/var/log/maillog. The name should be guessable. It should be logging
each attempt to send mail and any errors.


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