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Exim Error: Ratelimit database not available

If you find any of the following errors below in your /var/log/exim_mainlog log file. The fix below should resolve these errors 2013-12-22 03:16:00 Failed to get write lock for /var/spool/exim/db/ratelimit.lockfile: timed out 2013-12-22 03:16:00 H=[190.235.210.104]:13468 temporarily rejected connection in "connect" ACL: ratelimit database not available To fix these error , the exim cache database on the server needs to be …

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Check Spam on EXIM Mail Server

We can simply find out the details spammers from mail queue itself. Some simple exim commands for check spams are below. First login tho the server via SSH, ssh [email protected] then run the following commands exim -bpc This commands shows the total number of mails in the queue. If the result is high(eg:2000) you can confirm spamming. Example [[email protected]]# exim …

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How to find out the spam mailing script’s location – Exim

The Exim mail server has a lot of options/commands to find out the details of spammers easily from the command line. We can find out the mail queue details, spam mail sender details, spam mail counts etc from the link I mentioned above. Here is a script/piped-command to find out the spam mailing script’s location/folder in the server. It would …

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