jeffrey.starin at gmail
Mar 7, 2012, 9:18 AM
thank you! Perfecto!
Re: reactive filtering to log files with exim possible?
[In reply to]
On 3/7/2012 12:05 PM, Graeme Fowler wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 11:03 -0500, Jeffrey Starin wrote:
>> Can Exim be configured to react to log files?
> Directly? Not that I am aware of.
>> There is talk out there in the internet about other MTAs like Port25
>> which has the ability to react in real time to log files such that if a
>> log entry contains a Yahoo 421 message, either switch IPs or otherwise
>> shut down the queue.
>> This sounds like a great idea and I'm wondering if Exim has the muscle
>> to do this?
> You can do this with retry rules like the following example:
> yahoo.com rcpt_421 F,24h,6h
> That is - for all messages for recipients in the yahoo.com domain which
> receive a 421 response to a RCPT command, park them in the queue for 24
> hours and only try every 6 hours.
> I highly recommend familiarising yourself with the retry configuration:
> It will very likely do exactly what you need without any external
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