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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 ...
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Using DKIM in my server for multiple domains (websites)

As I couldn't find this exact tutorial in Stack, I share my findings with al of you. I always get things solved thanks to this comunity. Thanks! Original question: I've read the tutorial posted by ...
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How to resolve problems with spf / softfail?

I'm having problems with Google rejecting mail because of SPF problems. I thought I had this fixed, but evidently not... The mail is being sent from a Drupal site running mimemail. A message that ...
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Postfix server's mail blocked by spam filters [duplicate]

I've set up postfix on a server with two virtual mailboxes at two different domains. (workflowport.com and softech.tv) My email always ends up in the gmail spam folder. I've tried so many things and I ...
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SpamAssassin keeps crashing during cleanup of child pid due to SIGCHLD: interrupted, signal 2 (0002)

I am running SpamAssassin on an Ubuntu Server with a quad-core processor and 7.5GB RAM. I am running a Mail Server on a separate Windows Machine and this Mail Server passes messages to the ...
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GMail or Office 365 for small businesses with LOTS of domains [closed]

Sorry if not the right place to ask, I'm pretty new here (mostly post programming questions on SO). I work for a small company, about 5 employees, but we have 5 different domains we use for sending ...
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Is the 10-DNS-lookup limit in the SPF spec typically enforced?

My understanding is that the SPF spec specifies an email receiver shouldn't have to do more than 10 DNS lookups in order to gather all the allowed IPs for a sender. So if an SPF record has ...
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Email still going to SPAM folder after SPF and DKIM enabled [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble figuring out why my e-mails are being sent to the spam folder in almost all servers. Here I post the message received to one of my hotmail accounts (sensitive information ...
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SMTP Postfix server probably used as a spam relay : how to protect? [duplicate]

I'm using my own mail server to send and receive emails : a Debian 6.0.7 running Postfix 2.7.1 and Courier. Today, I'm suspecting that this server is used as a SMTP relay for spammers... The clues are ...
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Postfix is Sending Spam [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server, hosted on AWS, that powers a dozen WordPress installations using Nginx and php5-fpm. The problem just began one day. My server was down. Panic! Whenever I turned it on ...
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SPF record validation is pass but email is rejected by server [duplicate]

I have SMTP on a windows 2008 server with IIS6. The SPF recored is passed when I send emails to hotmail or gmail but it gets rejected on other servers claiming that there is problems with the SPF. ...
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what user is sending emails from mailq

I have a debian box with postfix on it. I checked the mailq and I do not understand how to read the mailq. I need to know witch user is used to send this emails. here is a example 0F87797868C ...
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How easy is it to sniff the SMTP port of webserver to capture mails

I've got a very basic question that I don't know the answer for. Our company owns a webserver that runs multiple websites and works as a mail server for these websites as well (e.g. to send contact ...
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Spam - openrelays using our email addresses

Folks, I'm getting into trouble with spam filters on the internet. Our own email addresses are being used by spammers and replies are being sent back to us with notification about addition to ...
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nginx - Tips to fight spam [closed]

Can someone suggest best NGINX practices to limit spam requests? Currently what I do is maintain blockips.conf file in which I deny spammer IPs. Are there any better alternatives I can go with.
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hMail delivery queue full with unsuccesfull spam

Since a day or two the mail delivery queue of the hMailServer is exploding because someone is trying to send spam via this server. Though the e-mails aren't successfully sent it fills up the mail ...
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Mail server is seen under different IP by other mail servers, than it has --> mail marked as spam

I am experiencing problems with delivering emails from my server and can't see the real cause of this problem. Emails from my mail server are marked as spam. In message sourcecode I can see, that my ...
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Dealing with Apache spam

I am recieving a lot of suspicious requests which cause Apache to use a lot of memory (over 1GB) [Mon Feb 24 09:48:29 2014] [error] [client 120.37.238.125] PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of ...
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Server sending spam [duplicate]

There is a part of my exim_mainlog. As you can see and send emails every second. How can i stop it? I even suspend thenimb.com, it didn't help. I use exim. 014-02-20 18:20:48 1WGXIl-00010f-L6 ** ...
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How to stop double-bounce FROM sender in postfix

I am getting huge amount of these in my mail log, and unable to find its originator. What could be the reason? Here is log entry: postfix/cleanup[9626]: 4413082E40: ...
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Marking emails with DKIM - safe?

Im running an email server as part of a research study. We have subjects connecting and sending email from a variety of clients. One function of this server is to communicate with said subjects - ...
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How do I get Ingo to provide sieve rules suitable for use with DSPAM?

Using the Ingo web gui which is part of horde, I can set up sieve rules that get written to file like so: # Junk-Review if header :comparator "i;ascii-casemap" :regex "X-DSPAM-confidence" ...
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Evaluation of mail server configuration

I have a mail server configured to use DNS real-time blacklists (DNSRBLs), e.g. zen.spamhaus.org, to determine whether delivered email is spam or not. I would like to evaluate my mail server's ...
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hMailServer forwarding and distribution lists with SPF checking

I have installed and configured hMailServer, primarily to allow me to create a distribution list for a private organisation, and some email address aliases. This is so that members of the ...
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Amavis log clean passed mails to mail.log

I use amavis on my Ubuntu host to scan emails for spam. Unfortunately amavis log all clean passed mails to the 'mail.err' and the 'mail.log'. How to prevent the 'mail.err' logging? mail.err example ...
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Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node?

Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node? I need to find out if VPS owner from one node sends SPAM messages. Any other way to check if VPS client sends SPAM ?
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How do you view quarantined mailbox on Microsoft Exchange 2010?

When certain emails are quarantined for high spam scores, exchange sends a default email to the recipient stating that the email was quarantined for x reason. How do you view the quarantined emails? I ...
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Sendmail: Sender address rejected (Domain not found)

I'm running into problems with sending mail on our webserver. Some mails are sent and delivered without any problems (eg Gmail), while others are deferred with "Sender address rejected: Domain not ...
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How to remove all messages from exim mail queue from a certain user/email

I've spend the last hour trying to figure out how to delete all messages from a certain mail address from the exim mail queue, after the queue was full of spam emails.
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Spamming from my Linux server

Hi I was wondering if anyone could help. I got a email from my host company that there are some weird traffic coming from my server. A quick look into the log file revealed the sample log below. There ...
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Our exchange server is sending out a lot of spam [closed]

We have an exchange server 2003 and our IP address was blacklisted. When I check the Queue folder in the exchange server root directory, there are tons of Delivery Status Notification (Delay/Failure) ...
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How can Sendmail reject email to a local user *unless* it comes from a trusted subnet?

I have sendmail set up to accept mail for a few domains and to relay messages for a few subnets' worth of systems. Recently a particular internal-use-only address has been receiving a lot of spam. ...
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What do I need to be able to send mass SMTP email efficiently? [closed]

I am creating a web application that allows users to send broadcast emails to a list of subscribers. Essentially, it's a mass emailer and autoresponder, like AWeber or Constant Contact or MailChimp. ...
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Listed on spamcop.bl.net - why?

I entered our mailserver IP and got this report: In the past 5.4 days, it has been listed 3 times for a total of 3.6 days How would I go about determining what caused my server to get flagged? Does ...
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Reject emails with many To/Cc recipients with exim ACL

I'm having a problem with emails with many (>20) To or Cc recipients being sent trough my mailserver. Worse these are mailing-lists so reach hunderds of people. People then reply-all causing ...
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How to check if I can spam email with my VPS [closed]

Last time, I did have a problem with my VPS regarding being used as a spam mail server. Now I just did the backup and how can I test that I can use my server to spam or not ?
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Same email is evaluated as a spam for one user, and regular for the other

I have mail server, with installed spamassassin to filter spam messages. Problem I faced is that at 02h first user received email that is treated as a spam (and is was a real spam, moved to spam ...
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Microsoft is blocking mail from entire netblock. ISP doesn't know what to do?

I recently moved a client from basic T1 service to a multi-site MPLS solution with same vendor. The ISP, XO Communications, provided a decade of stable service as a T1 provider. The process of moving ...
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On Exchange Server enable require that all senders are authenticated on all groups

I have a large number of Distribution Groups on my Exchange 2007 server. I am starting to get spam addressed to these group addresses and would like to enable the "Require all senders are ...
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How do I set up autoreply for some accounts on an anti-spam gateway?

We have an anti-spam gateway set up which forwards mail to our exchange 2003 server. This works fine, but now I need to add out of office replies. I'm trying to do so with gnarwl, but so far don't ...
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tried to spam postfix, doesn't log IP address

I've had some serious spam issues with my local postfix installation, until I found out that there was a postfix user wich was allowed to relay mails (I still don't know why this was possible in the ...
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Information about the “dot attack” to email servers

I have an email server working for about 1 year. I usually look logs to see what crackers try and find possible security issues. I have received several times a strange attack that I do not ...
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postfix sending mails to unknown addresses

I was checking my munin tables and saw a huge list of deferred mails in postfix and looking into /var/log/mail.log gave me an idea: I am sending mails to unknown mail addresses: Dec 23 08:21:32 ...
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How to solve gmail spam filter issue

We have a problem when sending emails to "gmail.com" domain. All of our emails end up in spam folder. We do not send spam or bulk emails, so I would like to know is there a way to solve this issue. ...
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I'm getting 500s while LIMIT / block http POST request w/ Apache(

I'm trying to use core - Apache HTTP Server's <LIMIT> Directive to limit spamers from doing POST's to my website(s): <Limit POST> Order deny,allow Include ...
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Prevent spam being forwarded by Postfix (while locally delivered to a Junk folder)

We have a pretty standard Postfix/Amavis setup where we use the Dovecot LDA to deliver mail locally. Amavis passed spam mail and we use Sieve to drop it in the Junk folder of the user. The problem is ...
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Spamassassin internal DNS resolution?

Short Version: Is it possible to configure spamassassin to perform its own recursive DNS lookups instead of using the server specified by the OS? Long Version: I've got a collection of dedicated ...