9
votes
2answers
644 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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 ...
-1
votes
3answers
106 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
66 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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.
-2
votes
1answer
301 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
313 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
276 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
197 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
506 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Strange emails in maillog, can't understand meaning

So i've been fighting spam being sent from our server for the past week. We constantly get listed on CBL with rDNS setup and DKIM signatures. While monitoring the maillog i noticed the following: ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Information to keep in a spam black/whitelist

Assuming that I want to black/whitelist specific messages as spam/not spam, what message/sender info should I collect in that blocklist? The address will be most likely faked so I assume the 2 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

OS X Server Mail Forwarding Spam

In Server.app 3, managing a Mavericks server install, under the Users tab, when I select a user, click the settings cog, then click Edit Mail Options. I have a user setup with Mail should be: ...
3
votes
1answer
87 views

Silently drop OUTGOING mails to us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com (more than 3 dots in username part)

With postfix-2.6.6-2.2.el6_1.x86_64 on CentOS 6.4 is there please a way to inspect OUTGOING mails and silently drop them (i.e. do not send them) if the recipient looks like us.er.n.a.me@gmail.com ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

Assistance on why email is being marked as spam [duplicate]

We are trying to send out a mass email for a client of ours through a third party sender and it is always being sent to the spam folder rather than the inbox. I have below the headers from the email. ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

Postfix: mail going to spam [duplicate]

All emails I send from my new server go to spam in Gmail (and sometimes yahoo). I've never before sent out mass email or spam. What I've already done: Configured reverse DNS Enabled DKIM Verified ...
6
votes
4answers
857 views

Why does my mail get marked as spam?

I Have the server "afspraakmanager.be". It matches everything not to be a spam server.(it isn't by the way): it has reverse dns, spf,dkim,... . But hotmail marks it as spam. I think the problem is ...
1
vote
1answer
139 views

Email Delivery to Gmail Breaks After Implementing DomainKey

I have a personal VPS that I use as a personal email and web server. Today I was diagnosing email, and I created a test account at Gmail. At first I was not implemented DomainKey and only SPF was ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

What to do with a denounced IP?

I have a VPS and I use it as a personal email and web server. Although there are some other domains hosted on it, the number is less than 5. From the start, I wasn't able to send emails to Gmail or ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

What will be the SPF entry in DNS?

We are using magento on our server. Magento sent transactional emails directly from our server using php mail function, along with this we are using third party webmail service. Means our mx entry ...
1
vote
2answers
105 views

Mac server infected with spam agent

We have a huge trouble :( .. Our mac server makes a spam delivery. Our IP already blacklisted in about a dozen of servers (checked with http://mxtoolbox.com/). We have another computers in the same ...
-1
votes
2answers
196 views

Server sending out SPAM [duplicate]

Update: It does seem as the server is not compromised, but is used as relay server. Now I'm trying to figure out how to disable this. I have server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with several domains ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Switched google apps domains; now certain emails aren't delivered?

We recently moved from one google apps domain to another, and used Backupify to transfer email accounts, etc. Since then, we've had intermittent issues with customers not receiving emails or having ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can message go to spam because of X-AUTH and X-SID fail on hotmail [duplicate]

When email with header as below comes to hotmail, it is put into spam folder. May be this is because of X-AUTH-Result: FAIL or X-SID-Result: FAIL? Or maybe the reason is different?How can I fix this? ...
1
vote
2answers
86 views

How to properly filter outgoing e-mail?

I have a platform consisting of many web servers doing shared web hosting. These servers run Linux and host tonnes of Wordpress, osCommerce, Joomla and other open source website platforms. Every now ...
0
votes
3answers
68 views

Windows Server 2003 used as a Spam Relay

We have a server running Windows Server 2003 and Matrix Control panel. We are continually used to relay spam, which fills the badmail folder and gets us blacklisted. The bad mail folder filled the c: ...
2
votes
1answer
359 views

Exchange Server 2010 Relaying Spam

Recently I began receiving AOL spam feedback reports from our exchange server. As I investigated I found that hundreds of spam messages were being relayed through our exchange server. Although I am ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Spamhouse PBL and smtp auth - LAN

Have next setup: I understand than the communication between email-clients and my email-server over the internet must use SMTP-AUTH. Otherwise, my mailserver can get into Spamhouse PBL database. ...
2
votes
2answers
280 views

How to make sendmail accept connections from localhost only

I need to secure the server by making sendmail-mta accept only local connections (from localhost), so that any external (potential spam) connections are denied. I use Debian 7.0 currently.
24
votes
7answers
3k views

Why is it a bad idea to use a customer email as the from address

I've got an application that emails users once they have filled in a form. It uses a no-reply@customerdomain.com as a from address. The customer wants it to use the email from the form as the from ...
0
votes
1answer
225 views

In Heroku's add-on of Sendgrid, how come I don't have to enter TXT fieldn in my DNS records?

When I used Amazon SES, I had to put TXT records in my DNS so that Yahoo/Gmail knows that the server is allowed to send from my domain name. However, when I signed up for Heroku and Sendgrid Add-on ...
0
votes
1answer
269 views

dkim-milter appears not to be signing my emails correctly in VirtualMin

I have a VPS that I had a fresh install of CentOS 6 on it and then I installed virtualmin on it and we've been great for a few months. I've been hosting a handful of domains from there and on one of ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Do email spam detection block domains?

Does email (like gmail, yahoo, hotmail) providers block domains? Or do they mainly block IP addresses? I'm wondering...what if people use my domain to spam others? Then it would be unfair to me ...