Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge for use on Unix
systems connected to the Internet. It is freely available under the terms of the GNU General Public
Licence. In style it is similar to Smail 3, but its facilities are more extensive, and in particular it has
some defences against mail bombs and unsolicited junk mail in the form of options for refusing
messages from particular hosts, networks, or senders. It can be installed in place of sendmail,
although the configuration of exim is quite different to that of sendmail.
GExim provide an gnome interface to monitoring
You can get it here
- TailLog widget (eq to tail -f /var/log/syslog in a
- Mailq window, you can do some things like
- add/remove sender
- view special log
- Graph widget, this window allow you know how many messages are
in the queue.
You must use it as root or mail user.
You can use something like that to launch gexim
localhost being added to access control list
deesse:~# su - mail
mail@deesse:~ $ export DISPLAY=:0
mail@deesse:~ $ gexim