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3answers
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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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0answers
92 views

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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1answer
88 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 ...
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1answer
122 views

Spam sent from fake email accounts on my domain [duplicate]

One of my clients is getting thousands of "Delivery Status Notification (Failure)" emails per day and it's replied to random email accounts that don't exist on the domain. The content of the emails ...
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0answers
108 views

Return-Path showing spam coming from my domain?

So I just logged into an old email address to see a ton of similar messages like the one below: To: "oliver@example.com" <oliver@example.com> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Mime-Version: 1.0 ...
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1answer
227 views

Our outgoing emails from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost) are returned because the server is listed as SPAM SERVERS

I am getting very frustrated with this web hosting provider -- Bluehost.com. We have several small business sites hosted with them. We also use email accounts provided by the Bluehost for our outgoing ...
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1answer
204 views

Making CommuniGate Pro react better on SPAM and Backscatter issues

I would like to make a CGP mail server as SPAM free as possible. I made some research but didn't find so much. So my question: where should I start in order to make CommuniGate dealing better with ...
2
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1answer
218 views

How do I configure my domain and web application so the emails send from the latter are not blocked as spam?

I have a WordPress site that needs to send notifications to an email address. I would like the from field from this emails to be an address on my client's domain. I dont know much about email ...
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3answers
1k views

Make Exim send bounces to postmaster instead of the sender, for non-local sender

I have a few e-mail aliases that forward to external hosts. Currently, if the external host rejects a message, Exim generates a bounce message and sends it to the original sender. This is bad because ...
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1answer
385 views

Email id @ IP address

I getting the following error while I am taking SMTP test. The SMTP server does not accept mails to postmaster@[IP_ADDRESS]. This is a very bad thing, as this address is used by people that don't ...
0
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1answer
97 views

Are you able to filter outgoing NDRs based on Header in Microsoft Exchange?

I administrate an email system for a commercial ISP. I'm currently having an issue with one of our customers relaying outbound SMTP traffic from their Exchange system through ours, and they're ...
0
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2answers
637 views

Stopping spam-related bounced emails

One of my e-mail customers is currently on the receiving end of massive amounts of delivery failure notices as a "Nigerian scammer" seems to be using her address as its MAIL FROM field. A lot of it ...
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7answers
12k views

How to stop spammers from sending spam as me

We've starting to receive bounced spam messages and the sender is one of our email address. We know that we don't send spam from that address. We've tried changing the password but we're still ...
4
votes
1answer
395 views

Avoid creating backscatter on a Postfix forwarding server

I run a Postfix server that hosts a small, alias-based mailing list. Let's say people@myserver forwards to alice@someprovider and bob@someotherprovider. Now, alice@someprovider might use a more ...
2
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5answers
845 views

How to configure email server to send lots of transactional emails

My organization is currently outsourcing email delivery to an SMTP service provider. We're considering bringing that back in house to deliver our own emails. We send about 5k transaction emails per ...
3
votes
6answers
3k views

Hotmail and Live.com rejecting all emails

I have been having problems sending emails from my server to hotmail.com and live.com email addresses. I have read other posts on serverfault but they have not been helpful. Here is the error message. ...
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2answers
184 views

Will Hotmail DELIVER to spam-friendly ISP?

I have a user who is using Hotmail to communicate with one of our suppliers. Recently, Hotmail started bouncing emails to that address (while other ISPs are working fine.) Hotmail bounce messages ...
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1answer
316 views

Indirect Postfix bounces create new user directories

I'm running Postfix on my personal server in a data centre. I am not a professional mail hoster and not a Postfix expert, it is just used for a few domains served from that server. IIRC, I mostly ...
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3answers
387 views

Need advice on integrating mail server with a smallish social network?

I have been given a task to setup email management and delivery for a smallish social network. We're currently sending out about 1000 emails per day with help of VerticalResponse (a bulk emailing ...