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determine which application is sending mail via postfix

I would like to track down which applications (other than PHP, which I can track via mail.log setting in php.ini) are connecting to and sending email via postfix. Is this possible via any log ...
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Mails received in spam although server removed from blacklist [duplicate]

a server was blacklisted because it was used to send spam, I requested it to be removed from blacklists, I rechecked it at serveral blacklist it wasn't blacklisted, yet when mail is sent, it goes into ...
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exim4 reveals a mail alias when remote server rejects spam

I'm running exim4 (4.76) on Ubuntu 12.0.4.4. exim4 is set up to handle mail for mydomain.com. I have aliases set up that forward a@mydomain.com to b@gmail.com. I have SpamAssassin set up to work in ...
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Specific domain email address goes to spam

I have a client who is using GoDaddy for their web hosting. And through their cPanel they have mail hosted. They just got over some bounce back issues, but now a single email address has another weird ...
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Forwarding email through a dummy relay to avoid blacklisting

I have a mail server that allows individual users to forward mail to other providers. The server performs the usual anti-spam checks, but spam still gets through occasionally -- especially with the ...
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ubuntu postfix send mail marked as spam [duplicate]

I set up a mail server, when I give Gmail to send test message is marked as spam system: ubuntu + postfix + dkim + dk + spf + ptr This is the message header Delivered-To: test@gmail.com Received: ...
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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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Server sending spam - how to find out why?

I have a CentOS 6 on a dedicated server. I'm the only one with shell access to it. I host 2 Wordpress and few simple PHP sites there. My hosting company just emailed me that they blocked my port 25 as ...
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Prevent abuse of sendmail for spam

In web servers that host many websites there is always the possibility of a hacked site being abused in order to send spam mails with some kind of php mailer bot. In my case sendmail is configured ...
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Error sending emails from a mail server relay type falling into the spam folder (using postfix)

Here I show one of the emails that come to Yahoo, which are falling directly into SPAM folder. The SPF goes smoothly, the DKIM passes without problem, even DMARK passes without problem, but just keep ...
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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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Prevent postfix sending spam from fake local address

I have an email server Postfix (not open relay) filtered with ASSP (filter incoming mail/connection), but some spammer is sending tons of spam using my email server by using fake local address. This ...
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It's possible to have a Distributed Bogofilter database?

We've Bogofilter running on our AntiSpam system and I would like to distribute it's database through the two MX gateways that we have. I know it's possible using SpamAssassin with a shared MySQL ...
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How can I reduce the damage of stolen mail accounts?

Currently I’m offering some webhosting to a few advertising agencies for their premium customers. But currently I have a great problem with the E-Mail Service. In the last week, the E-Mail Accounts of ...
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Quick/safe way to mass delete SPAM messages from 100+ inboxes

Looking for a way to delete all messages from particular senders out of every affected users mailbox, typically 100-200/10,000. When I approached our Exchange admins about this idea I was met with ...
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Global Inbox Rules in Exchange 2013

There's a way to create global inbox rules in Exchange 2013? I'm not referring to the Transport Rules, because it does not perform what I would like to. It would be nice to force a Inbox Rule, ...
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How to send emails without ending up in Junk/Spam folder

I have installed a mail server in order to send e-mails using my own domain name. I've read many articles about how not to end up in Junk folder. I have done what those articles said: Added MX ...
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Restrict IMAP access for a given account to only one IP address in Exchange 2013

I've created a "spam crawler" account with full access to all mailboxes in an Exchange 2013 environment to get messages in the junk folder to feed the Bayesian filtering running on SpamAssassin in a ...
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Email spam/hack and odd apache logs around the same time

A friend of mine started getting failed delivery notices yesterday (June 23rd, 2014) on all of his domain e-mails, and so he asked me to look into it. I have been looking through various logs and his ...
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Single MailCleaner installation for two distinct domains with user authentication

I would like to use one MailCleaner installation to handle two distinct domains as one centralised spam management system, sharing configuration and mainly the bayesian filtering database. Both ...
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Should I let email bounce or send it to a blackhole?

I have a lot of unused (old, dead) accounts on my machine. Many of them receive literally thousands of emails a day, all spam. If the account was used by a person, I let the email bounce so that ...
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Local SMTP Server — prevent spam flag? [migrated]

I opened up port 25 on my router, so now I can use sendmail to send email. However, the emails I send are being marked as spam by my personal gmail account (understandably). The "from" field defaults ...
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Sending mail from sub-domain on different server from domain getting flagged as spam

Our client owns a server with a domain: website.com We have a server that our client points videos.website.com to. Emails sent from videos.website.com are getting flagged as spam because website.com ...
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Plesk 12 Linux Server Mail Spam Issue

I'm running multiple websites on my dedicated server, and for one website in particular where users signup and then must verify their email address, I'm getting reports from my client that a small ...
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Postfix: Gmail marking my email as spam

I'm been trying to understand why Gmail is treating the email sent from one of my domain/server as SPAM. I found a lot of threads here about this issue, however I checked the usual suspects like ...
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Block Outgoing SMTP Except for Mail Server

Masters, Our ISP ask to solve a problem. They said we send many SPAM from our server. (they only give our router IP address, so we don"t know if we have SMTP flooders from infected cllient, our we ...
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How to check why SpamAssasin Bayes filter not working?

I have exim 4.77 with spamassasin 3.4.0 on Debian, I identify spams by myself and send to sa-learn, which seems working. But I have never receive spamscore by Bayes, I check the emails which ...
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Distinguishing spam from google servers

I run a very good anti-spam setup, except for one nagging little problem: Google. Some legitimate users use Google's mail service with custom mail domains. In other words, they do not use a ...
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Server being used to send spam mail. How do I investigate?

Problem I think my server is being used to send spam with sendmail, I'm getting a lot of mail being queued up that I don't recognize and my mail.log and syslog are getting huge. I've shutdown ...
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PermError SPF Too Many Lookups and Reduction

My current SPF record is as follows: v=spf1 mx include:servers.mcsv.net include:xero.com -all The above cause the SPF validation to fail. Using http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=txt, I ...
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Postfix sends email to spam (gmail, hotmail)

I recently installed a postfix + dovecot + dkim multi domain, multi user, multi alias mail server on my debian squeeze system. Everything works except for one big issue that basically makes the whole ...
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553-Message filtered - HELO Name issue?

I am having major issues sending from my SBS2011 machine to Message labs server-13.tower-134.messagelabs.com #553-Message filtered. Refer to the Troubleshooting page at ...
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How to setup a daily report of the top e-mail senders in Exchange 2010

We have had issues with compromised Exchange accounts sending a large amount of unsolicited e-mails out. We have mitigated this by using a cloud e-mail gateway that does a better job in detecting ...
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send outbound postfix email to other server

I have more than 18 mail servers, running postfix. All of them have around 10,000 customers with more than 25,000 email addresses. as we didnt applied password policy before (and cannot apply it now ...
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Server is sending SPAM but it's not an open relay [duplicate]

I have a problem with Dovecot + Postfix. My server is sending SPAM from the local user "dovecot", but my server is not configured as an open relay (mails can be sent without auth-ing only from ...
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How to find the source of outgoing SPAM emails on my Server [closed]

Hello this is my first time here. I do know a little about linux but I can't seem to find out the source of tons of SPAM emails being sent out on my server. Here is a small portion of the QMAIL ...
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How to find out where mystery SPAM scripts are coming from?

I am the datacenter manager at a small ISP and we have been having an issue with mystery scripts sending out SPAM on our server. These PHP scripts will appear mysteriously in /tmp as well as sometimes ...
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Email marked as spam, but I am not listed on blacklists [duplicate]

I have a problem with sending emails from my server. The problem is that when I send mails to external addresses such as gmail, hotmail, yahoo, etc, sometimes come to spam. For example, send a email ...
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Email messages not being designated [closed]

All my emails are not being designated. The SPF is neutral or none. I'm using earthlink. I get blocked on some Google groups. How to circumvent this issue.
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Spam mails from vulnerable wordpress contact form

Recently I receive an e-mail from my server's host about spam mail coming out from my server's ip. I tracked down the problem to a specific site that is hosted on my server, it is a wordpress site and ...
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Mail delivery failed for a message I didn't send [duplicate]

I have started to receive emails with the subject: "Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender" for emails I haven't sent. I host my own mail server at my domain matos-sorge.com (a linode) and ...
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GMail sends basic email to spam folder. SPF DKIM ok? [closed]

I am trying to send an email from my server using Mailgun. It's a very basic plain text email but for some reason it is ending up in spam. SPF and DKIM passes. Any ideas? I don't have any clue. This ...
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Postfix user is not allowed to submit mail

I am running a webserver on debian wheezy with postfix and about 3 months ago I had a major spam problem with one my domains with web21 id. I made a fresh wordpress install and everything and the ...
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Is there a way to get spamassassin to score the top lines of a message body more heavily?

A lot of spam is getting through the filter on the mail server I run with the relatively simple trick of starting with few lines of (incredibly obvious) weight loss or other scam text at the top, ...
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Spam e-mail tracing

I have this issue where I receive on my server admin e-mail failure notices to a lot of e-mails that I or my hosted domains did not send. The machine is an Ubuntu with Plesk 11. For e-mail I use ...
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Project Honeypot says my mail server has become a spammer [duplicate]

I need help diagnosing this: http://www.projecthoneypot.org/ip_66.18.204.186 It says my server has been sending spam for 4 months! I try to be a responsible mail server admin, I hate spam, I do ...
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Should I block the other SMTP ports as well to block outgoing mail?

I have blocked outgoing port 25 to prevent spam being sent from my servers. However, I'm not very familiar with SMTP and I have heard that ports such as 465 and 587 can also be used to send mail, but ...
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Exchange 2010 Mail stuck in Queue - HUB Version 15 - Journaling

I have issues with my queue on my Exchange 2010 Hub Transport server. When I do a Get-Queue, I can see over 1000 emails on queue and the next hop is Hub Version 15! I don't have a clue what a Hub ...
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Efficient way to get Postfix talk to SpamAssassin

Traditional methods of doing this on SA wiki talk about shell scripts as content filters. Well that's an additional fork syscall on every email and the volume that will flow through the machine is ...
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How to better block phishing spam due to heartbleed?

I imagine it won't take long for spammers to recognize that Heartbleed is an ideal way to do phishing. I am thinking of ways to mitigate the phishing risk, I mean just this time for the heartbleed ...