[svlug] Exim configuration and tuning
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Mon Sep 23 09:35:13 PDT 2002
On Mon, 23 Sep 2002 19:08:25 +0300
Ira Abramov <lists-svlug at ira.abramov.org> wrote:
> well, I'm taking the dive. the server desperately needed an upgrade
> from potato to Woody, and I'm moving it from its weird config that ran
> over 3.12 to 3.25. I am also redoing the config file, basing it on the
> default one given by the eximconf tool supplied in Debian.
> Quoting Marc MERLIN, from the post of Thu, 19 Sep:
>> # This creates 62 subdirs in /var/spool/exim/input to allow for
>> better disk # performance split_spool_directory = true
> this was not even mentioned as commented. added, thanks!
There are quite a few useful options not mentioned in the default
> lots of the syntax seems to be very different. I see in the old files
> sections for ROUTERS and in the new file it's called DIRECTORS, only
> the stanzas between them seem to have intermixed, and the syntax,
> again, is quite different...
I suspect you are reading the docs for Exim v4 when you have v3
installed. Woody, runs Exim v3. I'd also recommend grabbing a copy of
Exim from /testing as there are few useful differences that haven't made
their way into /woody as of last I checked.
> I have a feeling that the manual on exim.org is out of sync with the
> app itself...
This happened occasionally, but never for more than a day or two that
I've seen yet.
J C Lawrence
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