How to start, stop and restart the Exim mail server in Linux

How to start, stop and restart the Exim mail server in Linux

Exim Mail Server:

Exim is a mail transfer agent that is responsible for routing, delivering and receiving mail messages. It is an open source mail server program in Linux system. It provides the reliable way for routing an mail and have extra feature for check incoming e-mails. Exim services are stored in “/etc/init.d/”.

if a user want to stop, start, see the status of service and restart the services then follow the following steps:

to start exim service run the given command for this you just need to log into server as root user.

Step 1: Start Services:

If you want to start the services of Exim in your linux system than use the following commands

Syntax:

root@2daygeek [~]# /etc/init.d/exim start

or

root@2daygeek [~]# service exim start

Step 2: Stop Services:

You need to stop the service then use the given command in linux system.

Syntax:

root@2daygeek [~]# /etc/init.d/exim stop

or

root@2daygeek [~]# service exim stop

Step 3: Restart Services in linux system:

If you wish to restart the exim services on your system then follow the given commands.

Syntax:

root@2daygeek [~]# /etc/init.d/exim restart

or

root@2daygeek [~]# service restart

Step 6: Restart service via WHM:

· Log into WHM as a user root.

· Below “restart service” select the “mail server” option.

· Then a dialog box will appeared with question “Are you sure you wish to restart this service?” clicked on “YES” option. For restarting the service.


Step 5: status of Exim service:

Syntax:

root@2daygeek [~]# /etc/init.d/exim status

or

root@2daygeek [~]# service exim status
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