Problem building maildrop with exim as MTA

Jim Trigg jktrigg at
Wed Jun 10 22:07:23 UTC 2015

On 2015-06-10 15:45, Carmel NY wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:59:29 -0400, Jim Trigg stated:
>> Any suggestions as to how to fix this? I'm attempting to migrate from
>> one host running Postfix to a new host running Exim but want to 
>> continue
>> my maildrop support. (The switch is an attempt to reduce backscatter 
>> by
>> doing more antispam during the SMTP session rather than after message
>> acceptance.)
> I have a question regarding "backscatter". Why are you accepting mail 
> for non
> existent clients?

I'm not. I'm accepting mail for the request interface of the mailing 
lists I host, and the return addresses are forged so the automated 
replies can't go through.

Jim Trigg

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