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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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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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Prevent postfix sending spam from fake local address

To make it simple, 1. I have an email server Postfix (not open relay) 2. filtered with ASSP (filter incoming mail/connection) The problem: some bad guys (spammer) send tons of spam using my email ...
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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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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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123 views

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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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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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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326 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 ...
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1answer
64 views

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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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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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 ...
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175 views

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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64 views

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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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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201 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: ...
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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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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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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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1answer
125 views

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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277 views

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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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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96 views

Google-style “Your network is generating too much traffic” bounce for postfix

I'm being attacked from a botnet and I found out about it because I got this email from mailer-daemon telling me there's no space left on device. The mail.log was filled up with messages like Dec 5 ...
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144 views

postfix sending newsletters as spam to the receivers [duplicate]

I have some problems with my postfix setup. We send newsletter regulaly to our customers once or twice a week. and we have expierenced that many customers do not get their emails, it's simply because ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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78 views

Configure postfix to limit total number of connections from any and all SMTP clients in a given time period?

I am trying to figure how to configure Postfix to operate within the requirements given by Spamhaus for free usage of their DNSBLs (http://www.spamhaus.org/organization/dnsblusage/). They specify that ...
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1answer
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Can't deliver emails to microsoft

I have a postfix server, on Ubuntu 13.04. On my domain, I set up correctly every MX, SFP, DKIM and A record. I've tested them with gmail, reports DKIM and SPF PASSED. So no problems, my mails comes ...
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305 views

Spam Filters - Why does the same message fail via one smtp server but not the other?

I have a PHPMailer script sending email. If sent via postfix localhost it is marked as spam with these headers. Delivered-To: xxxx Received: by 10.58.210.166 with SMTP id mv6csp82473vec; Sun, ...
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92 views

Postfix spam flood from my network

I have some issues with my postfix server. Recently it started sending spams, but only in my local network, since open relay has been closed, only allow to my network. I've tried a lot of solutions ...
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322 views

How to Isolate source of spam on Centos 6.3 Plesk 11 server

Been spammed and the header is showing: X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network X-No-Relay not in my network Received ...
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157 views

DKIM SPF passes but mail goes to Spam Received: (from abc@localhost)

I am facing an issue with the DKIM setup. We are sending newsletters which are going to spam in gmail. The dkim & spf passes. Even the reverse dns is setup properly. Below is a copy of mail ...
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230 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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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Dovecot Forward Spam

I was wondering if anyone had any knowledge on how this idea can be done. It's not a requirement but more of an idea I came up with that I don't know how to word my google searches to find out if it's ...
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2answers
339 views

SPF, DKIM, PTR & friends Passed, but postfix mail goes into spam How to Fix it? [duplicate]

I recently setup an email server with static IP address, (Ubuntu 12.04 & Postfix); Everyting looks OK, I did te test@allaboutspam.com test and everything passes in green (except for BATV format ...
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Configuring Postfix, Spamassassin and Procmail to put spam in a dedicated folder

I'm not sure if SF is the good place for that, so sorry if it's not the case. I'm administrating a Debian server for our company's emails and I'm trying to have the emails flagged as spam by ...
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Postfix server begins send spam immediately after starting

I've installed a postfix server on a debian os & also I've installed apache 2.0 with php on same machine Several days ago my server begun to send a lot of spam messages via postfix. I understood ...
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2answers
478 views

How to detect and prevent postfix from dishing out spam email from compromised mail account

We host email and websites for numerous customers on a dedicated server running CentOS and configured through Virtualmin. Email is handled through Postfix. Over the weekend we noticed that a clients ...
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309 views

php mail + postfix with multiple domains send from right domain?

i followed this tutorial to set up Postfix+Dovecot+postfixadmin on Ubuntu: http://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ I want to send emails from multiple ...
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3answers
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Send spam mail to a special folder using postfix

I have a postfix server running amavis and SpamAssassin to help filter spam. Messages that are detected as spam look like this when delivered into the user's Maildir: From tom@tom-mint Fri Mar 15 ...
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2answers
218 views

Blocking spam on Ubuntu 12.04

We seem to be having a lot of spam emails in our mail.log file. For example Mar 11 18:23:01 localhost postfix/qmgr[1452]: 87945226BD: removed Mar 11 18:23:01 localhost postfix/smtp[8809]: 87945226BD: ...
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Emails from my server are delivered to spam

I have virtual server (Amazon EC2). Emails from it (postfix) are sent into spam folders to some of the email services. And they are not sent to some emails (including some addresses on gmail). There ...
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151 views

Error from Postfix server: mail for cacti.snowbarre.co.za loops back to myself

My setup is that my central mail server, CM forward to an anti-spam server, cacti which acts as an SMTP server. On of the email addresses on CM has been getting 40 emails generated apparently as a ...
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1answer
95 views

Checking SPF for outgoing mails

Is there any particular reason why I should not perform SPF checks for outgoing mails? I was reading on some articles that "you should not perform SPF checks for outgoing mails", why? I'm doing SPF ...
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1answer
95 views

Possible spam emails from our server but not from our domains

I encountered something weird with my mail server. For about 3 days now I am noticing that my mail server sending emails that aren't included in my domains. There are from different IPs different mail ...
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2answers
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Second mail server for my domain [closed]

I have to setup a mail server because my hosting account don't allow me to send over 250 mail/hour. I have a HP microserver at home and I want to use it to send the mails. I configured Virtualmin on ...