Published by expire0
Posted on December 06, 2007
if your using cpanel then most likely you will need to edit your exim config file via ssh
The file should be located at /etc/exim.conf
# No deliveries will ever be run under the uids of these users (a colon-
# separated list). An attempt to do so causes a panic error to be logged, and
# the delivery to be deferred. This is a paranoic safety catch. There is an
# even stronger safety catch in the form of the FIXED_NEVER_USERS setting
# in the configuration for building Exim. The list of users that it specifies
# is built into the binary, and cannot be changed. The option below just adds
# additional users to the list. The default for FIXED_NEVER_USERS is “root”,
# but just to be absolutely sure, the default here is also “root”.
# Note that the default setting means you cannot deliver mail addressed to root
# as if it were a normal user. This isn’t usually a problem, as most sites have
# an alias for root that redirects such mail to a human administrator.
# The default is disabled in Cygwin, not all installations have root.
never_users = root
please note the following :
Exim has two trigger guards that stop deliveries running as root. In the build-time configuration, there is a setting called FIXED_NEVER_USERS, which defaults to root. This setting cannot be overridden. In addition, the default runtime configuration contains the option