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Exchange 2013 -Prevent Spam emails from outside but with my internal domain name

my apologies if this question was asked and answered previously. we have Exchange 2013 email server. We have been seeing some of the emails are coming from outside but using our own domain name which ...
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I think My Email Server Got Hacked

Hi almost everyday my mail server is getting relentlessly attacked. Because of that, several of my users send out spam email without their consent. I've already setup fail2ban but they're kept ...
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Hotmail is rejecting email from a digital ocean droplet

I have setup my site on Digital Ocean and point the Domain name "A" record to the Droplet IP. Emails sent by the site are being received in Gmail and other email clients ( SPAM Folder ) but it does ...
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Spam sent from my dedicated server Centos/Postfix, no idea on how to block people from connecting

I've been reading a lot of topics here for the last 2 hours, made some change and yet I'm not sure how things happened and if things are fixed. First, this morning, I received an email from OVH, ...
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Domain is being used for spam - what to do?

I recently started to receive postmaster and mailerdaemon mails about undelivered mail that have been sent from my corporate domain. It's default spam: attached files/invoices/etc. and it's not coming ...
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Postfix Catchall - Avoid Spam

I've 2 accounts on my CentOS server configured with catchall email accounts. Lately I've been receiving bounced emails with virus that were supposedly sent from my server account, Ex: ...
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Mail Server allow sending spam to own domain

I am having trouble configuring my mail server (Dovecot and Postfix). The problem is that someone can send spam mails to my address from my own mail server. The server is not open-relay but it seems ...
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SPF, CloudFlare, Google Apps - Email sent through Contact Form marked as spam

One of the main reasons of putting your server behind CloudFlare is to hide your server's IP address so an attacker can't DDoS your IP and render CloudFlare obsolete. By putting your server behind ...
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Mail marked as Spam in Live services (Hotmail/Office 365/Exchange etc.) [duplicate]

So I have my own custom domain with my own mail server, all my outbound e-mail goes through Mailgun.net with working DKIM/SPF and subscribed to all Microsoft services (anti-spam bullshit program). ...
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My Email Strightly goes to gmail spam/just folder ( DKIM,SPF,DMARC is okay ) [duplicate]

( it's not duplicate , its related to rDNS , please don't flag it as duplicate or give me the link of related one ) i have a problem, my emails from my mydomain.com straightly goes to spam folder in ...
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recipient address rejected - helo/hostname mismatch

there, I'm in a bit of pickle and was hoping someone could provide some assistance. I have a mail server, [sending.server.com] trying to send to another server to [target.server.com] from ...
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Protecting Distribution Groups [on hold]

Problem A number of our AD distribution groups have recently been receiving spam from outside our network. These distribution groups are open to receive mails from outside of our network as we work ...
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Exim restrict send emails only from predefined list of emails

I use Exim MTA. I need to restrict hosting (lamp) send emails only from predefined list "From:" emails per user to prevent massive spam if website was hacked. Users use php to send emails via builtin ...
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How I can look from that script runs sendmail?

my problem is that some script in php or some other script or program is sending spam. I am not able to trace where this program runs. do the following: ps aux | grep sendmail nginx 28286 0.0 ...
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What's a reproductable way to set up a Linux server for sending e-mails but no spam? [duplicate]

I've created a software that has to be installed onto a Linux server and from time to time it has to send a notification email. So, for people who want to use my software, I've created a bash script ...
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Exchange server 2016 Content Filtering

I have setup an exchange server on premise with at SMTP Relay on our VPS. It works very well, unfortunately I’m a little confused as to where I setup the various permissions for SPAM. All my incoming ...
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Is it becoming impossible to be a small mail provider?

I operate a small mail server for my private emails, some friends who have websites and two NGOs. In total my server sends between 60 and 400 messages a day. Now a lot of these emails are personal ...
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Spam filtering: MX record and reverse DNS (PTR)

If I perform an MX query on my domain (domain.com) I receive this answer: Pref Hostname IP Address 5 mail.domain.com 12.34.20.145 If I perform a reverse DNS (PTR) query on ...
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PHP Script sending spams and mail.add_x_header not working

I've got my server hacked lately by some Php64 malware. Since then, I have found a lot of PHP files in my /var/www sub-folders. I am trying to delete each of these or clearing the files when some ...
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Why are some spam emails addressed to hexadecimal addresses?

I've run Postfix to host my domain's email for years now, and generally I've reduced spam to an acceptable level (including use of greylisting, SpamAssassin, and DNSBL). One thing I've never figured ...
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Using mail.domain1.com for domain2.com mail server? [duplicate]

I have a Linux CentOS machine, and 2 domains hosted on it: domain1.com domain2.com Is it safe to use one mail server for both: mail.domain1.com? If I use mail.domain2.com, I have problem ...
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Google puts my mails to spam [duplicate]

I have a mail server with proper (I think) configuration, but Google puts my mails to the spam folder. I see the following error in the source: Received-SPF: fail (google.com: domain of ...
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Someone sending email through my Postfix/Dove

there might have been answers to this many times. But I can't seem to find one that fits my issues so here we go: I've ran an email server on my centos machine for over four months without problem, ...
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Postfix mail always in spam [duplicate]

I've installed and configured postfix trying to find the best way on the web. This is postfix main.cf: smtpd_tls_security_level = may smtpd_tls_received_header = yes smtpd_tls_session_cache_timeout ...
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Can I use Spamassassin to classify text-only content?

I wish to know if I can use spamassassin classify text-only content? Right now I'm using the following command: spamassassin hello.txt But I'm getting the following warnings: 1.2 ...
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Postfix sending spam to local email addresses without authenticating

Running on Centos 6.4. Past two weeks I've been receiving emails from other email accounts located on our server. admin@site.com is sending to careers@site.com and nonexistentemail@site.com is sending ...
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Postfix send SPAM

I come a few days being listed in the Spamhaus CBL. CBL list reports that I have a virus on the network and that is sending emails as "localhost.localdomain". I do not know where to be coming this ...
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SpamAssassin: avoid FREEMAIL_REPLYTO on Contact Form

Suppose: someone fills out my contact form on www.example.com/contact/. My server-side script sends this information to a sales person at the organization. To make SPF work, I set the "From" as ...
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How do I tweak spamassassin scores on Ubuntu Server?

I'm wondering what's the right way to tweak scores for Spamassassin's builtin rules. I know how to edit /var/lib/spamassassin/3.004000/updates_spamassassin_org/ but that doesn't feel right - my ...
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Why does Google junk mails from my server? [duplicate]

I have a send-only mail server setup on an Ubuntu VPS. The mail server is only used to send out registration e-mails from a web application. I have the following configured: DomainKeys Identified ...
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Understanding exim4 outgoing message logs. Am I a spammer?

Today I got many spammy emails into my mailbox, I looked in exim4 logs and I found some suspected activities. I would like to understand the serverity of this attack, if I got spammy mail I can ...
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Postfix Hostname domainbased

I would like to excuse in advance, if my question has already been answered before but im going crazy since a week now... I'm not new to this but after a while in another job, my "skills" are totally ...
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SPF in hotmail are not used [duplicate]

I have a problem with Hotmail provider, all mail sent from my server goes to SPAM folder. I Have added a correct SPF to my domain example.com but into the headers is not used (spf=none) and the token ...
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Reject emails from specific address on exim

i have a spammer that is driving me crazy. What i want to do is reject his emails altogether so he receives an instant message saying "message rejected" or similar. Can exim do this? How? Note: This ...
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letting anonymous users use a form to send emails as if it is from their own mailboxes without getting flagged as spam

I am working on a project for an environmental NGO. They want to let users use a form on their website, provide their name, their email address and select certain emails from a list to send complaints ...
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Prevent MAILER-DAEMON NDRs from deferring in Barracuda

Mail Server: Zimbra 6.0.9 Spam-Firewall: Barracuda Spam Firewall 300 (Firmware v6.1.5.006) All spam firewalls only work so well, and unfortunately some spam will come through. Incoming spam will ...
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trying to locate process on server which is sending spam email [duplicate]

I have a CentOS server running Exim, with a standard LAMP stack installed. The problem is that there is a process that is sending out unsolicited emails, AND I do not know how to locate the process. ...
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Mail get's registered as spam, everything set up correctly [duplicate]

I'm having serious troubles with getting my email to be not detected as spam. I've tried EVERYTHING. I've tried multiple forums and even there they were out of ideas. So, I have tested almost every ...
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mail server should anyone be able to send internal mails from external IP without authentication?

Sorry for the long title. My parent organisation that owns the company I work for accepts emails to be sent from test@org.com to test@org.com when connecting via port 25 telnet externally. I'm ...
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How to get rid of spam mails with return-path and from non-existent@mydomain.tld

Over a few days I'm getting several spam mails to my junkmail folder. The return-path and from addresses are always non-existent mailaddresses of my own tld (for example non-existent@mydomain.tld). ...
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Postfix selectively bypassing the spam

I have Centos 7 installed and postfix as MTA on the server. Here is my anti spam postfix additional configuration: # main.cf ANTI SPAM disable_vrfy_command = yes smtpd_delay_reject = yes ...
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Five Questions about Specific Examples of Sender Policy Frameworks (SPF) [duplicate]

I have spent some time learning about SPF and have five questions based on specific SPF policies. I obtained the SPF data via http://www.kitterman.com/spf/validate.html In advance, many thanks for ...
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signed-by in mail header is not added as I have installed and configured my domain

I have checked in http://dkimcore.org/c/keycheck that my site has a valid TXT record for DKIM. My domain is myDomain.com and my selector is mail. I used -t and says to servers to ignore errors and ...
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Apache access log full of unauthorized and suspicious requests, how to take action

I have setup a small tiny VPS for my own website. Since it was live, I see many suspicious activity in the access.log file. When I was on a shared hosting I did not have access to this file and ...
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Exchange 2007 - Sending spam from MY domain but invalid, random users

I'm running Server 2003. Exchange 2007. I've got something on the system sending out tons of spam, and now mostly blocked from the outside world. (We can receive, but not send because we're on ...
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How do I whitelist a spam trigger in a SpamAssassin update channel?

Somehow one of our customer URLs seems to have gotten into some or all SpamAssassin rule sets that are distributed through update channels (we suppose). Mail provider that use Spamassassin mark all ...
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Spam ranking explodes if a certain URL is mentioned in email body - why?

If any email contains the URL lafargeholcim-foundation.org or if an email is sent using an email address from that domain, certain providers rate those mails as Spam, others not at all. It is enough ...
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Yahoo marked my mail as spam [duplicate]

Yahoo is marking our mail as spam. Mail header says that Domain Key, PTR, SPF all ok. From Abrabos Mon Jan 18 23:41:38 2016 X-Apparently-To: carry.vaillant@yahoo.com; Mon, 18 Jan 2016 23:45:10 +0000 ...
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how do I filter and reject mails in postfix based on the 'to' address

My CentOS server is configured for outgoing mail only. I need a filter to reject mails targeted at selected destinations. For example, if I test with > mail -s "test" spam@trash.com I want this ...
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Email rejected as Spam by Gmail [duplicate]

My domain is apitrak.com registered at gandi.net. For my mail I use Apple Mail and th Gendi.net SMTP server throught SSL. When I respond to a Gmail address, I get an "Undelivered Mail" response by ...