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I have exim4 forwarding up and running. However, when I test the forwarding by sending a message from the account to which mail is being forwarded, the mail never arrives. ...
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- 05-26-2008 #1
- Join Date
- May 2008
Exim4 Forwarding Issue - Gmail/Yahoo Specific
I'm sending a message from email address "A" to a user "B" on my server. The user "B" has their email forwarding to address "A". So, when I send a message from "A" to "B", I expect the message to arrive back at "A"'s Inbox. This works perfectly when I send messages to "B" from any account but "A". However, when I use "A" and "A" is a Gmail account, the message never gets forwarded and appears to disappear into the ethos. If A is a Yahoo account, the message gets flagged as Spam (regardless of the content).
Is this a configuration problem on my exim4 server?
- 05-26-2008 #2
can you check your mail logs and post that here?
- 05-26-2008 #3
- Join Date
- May 2008
Thanks for the quick response! Here is a snippet of the logs. I substituted email@example.com for my gmail email address and firstname.lastname@example.org for the email address that is managed by my server.
2008-05-26 03:09:42 1K0Wpv-0007F7-8w => email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> R=dnslookup T=remote_smtp H=gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [220.127.116.11]
2008-05-26 03:09:42 1K0Wpv-0007F7-8w Completed
2008-05-26 03:09:51 1K0Wq7-0007pl-4f <= email@example.com H=hs-out-0708.google.com [18.104.22.168] P=esmtp S=2031 id=2bb696990805260009r7dfd0bb3j4aa2e62f3b
2008-05-26 03:09:52 1K0Wq7-0007pl-4f => firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> R=dnslookup T=remote_smtp H=gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [22.214.171.124]
2008-05-26 03:09:52 1K0Wq7-0007pl-4f Completed
2008-05-26 03:14:15 1K0WuN-0006ny-In <= firstname.lastname@example.org H=wx-out-0506.google.com [126.96.36.199] P=esmtp S=1975 id=2bb696990805260014r73cbe6d8tc485af6f868
2008-05-26 03:14:18 1K0WuN-0006ny-In => email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> R=dnslookup T=remote_smtp H=gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com [188.8.131.52]
2008-05-26 03:14:18 1K0WuN-0006ny-In Completed
2008-05-26 03:15:25 1K0WvV-0001QK-6S <= email@example.com H=hs-out-0708.google.com [184.108.40.206] P=esmtp S=1983 id=2bb696990805260015h3ec77e7dn86848f13a3