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Can't receive mail(exim). Connection times out/email delivery failed.

October 24, 2014 5.7k views


I am currently trying to set up a mail server, but I can't seem to be able to receive mail.
I used a Domain Health Check (, which says that the connection times out after the initial connection is made.

This info is given by

Category / Host / Result

smtp / / 5.912 seconds - Warning on Connection time
smtp / / 8.533 seconds - Not good! on Transaction Time
smtp / my.domain.ltdl / OK - resolves to
smtp / / OK - Reverse DNS matches SMTP Banner
smtp / / OK - Supports TLS.
smtp / / OK - Not an open relay.

Does anyone have an idea how to fix this? I didn't alter exim in any way, just installed it together with VestaCP. Sending mail works, by the way.

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