[Mailman-Users] Subscribers request rejected - host relay problem

Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham at vdata.co.uk
Mon Aug 23 10:47:20 CEST 1999

> Hi all,
> I have a mail reject problem and can't figure out how to fix it.
> Here is the reject log of exim:
> 1999-08-13 07:18:52 refused relay (host_accept_relay) to
> <subscriber at host.com> from <listname-request at tbrq.org> H=localhost
> (tbrq.org) [] (www-data) 

Most likely you need to add localhost to the list of allowed relays.

In exim version 3.0 and above, you need an entry like
	host_accept_relay =

[host_accept_relay is a colon separated list of phrases - put that 
entry at the front since its a specific accept and doesn't force a DNS 

For exim versions less than 3 add that entry to net_accept_relay [from 

[ Nigel Metheringham                  Nigel.Metheringham at VData.co.uk ]
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