Changing Outbound IP for Exim Mail (WHM)

This tutorial aims to demonstrate how to change your email sender IP for WHM/Cpanel servers/VPS's

This tutorial assumes that you already have an extra ip address assigned to your server.


  1  Log into WHM or your cPanel VPS hosting account
  2  Go to Home > Service Configuration >EximConfigurationEditor
  3  Enable the option Reference/etc/mailipsforoutgoingSMTPconnections
  4     Save the changes
  5  Login to the server via ssh using Putty.
  6  Open file  /etc/mailips in nano
  7     *:1.2.3.4
  8     Replace  1.2.3.4withthenewmailserverIP.
  9     Save changes and exit.
  10 Restart Exim using the following command: /etc/init.d/exim restart or simply hit restart exim in WHM

This tutorial assumes that you already have an extra ip address assigned to your server.
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