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How can I test if my apache server is an open proxy?

Is there a curl command that will validate if a server is acting as an open proxy? I've tried curl --proxy http://<my server>:80 http://yahoo.com But the response from apache is: ...
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Prevent email spam from vhosts

We have a server with several vhosts (with php) running. Recently one vhost was overtaken from a "hacker" which manipulated the php scripts to send email spam. Because the other email servers blocked ...
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Filter spam emails from being forwarded by exim4

I was studying and searching 2 days about how to configure my exim/spamassassin/clamd configuration. I have the next situation: I have an email a@domain.com redirected to a@gmail.com. Unfortunately, ...
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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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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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Incoming mail flagged as spam

A customer of my company can no longer contact us via mail. Our mailserver keeps bouncing their email as spam. I've already contacted them but they say the problem lies with our server, not with ...
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Simulating spam request?

I'm trying to test out some blacklist directives that I've just implemented., Is there a way to simulate spam requests?
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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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Spammers sending out from an inactive domain

We have a shared hosting service running QMail and Plesk. One of our inactive clients was left active in the system by mistake, and spammers found their very weak passwords and sent out a massive ...
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How to professionally handle spam / abuse complaints as an ISP [closed]

Introduction story to have a base and not some sort of meta-question I am handling some spam cases where our email addresses got bought or collected somehow by some marketing agencies, from which we ...
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Mails marked as spam in gmail for some accounts

I have a couple of domains running on my VPS with VirtualMin. I have DKIM enabled, reverse DNS is setup and SPF records are added by Virtualmin. Now I have a main account (admin) which I can easily ...
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How can I block outside mail FROM postmaster@mydomain.com?

A security firm has been testing my mail server and claims my Postfix daemon is an open relay. The evidence is as follows (valid public IP for mail.mydomain.com has been changed to 10.1.1.1 for ...
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Postfix: don't bounce for remote rejects

I'm having a problem with sending bounces to spammers when a remote "trusted" smtp server rejects a mail. My server manages mail for company1.com that has a virtual alias support@company1.com that ...
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Are generic reverse DNS entries acceptable for an outgoing SMTP server?

Our PTR records are managed by our ISP, as our ranges are too small for them to consider delegating to us. So, every time I want to update an entry, I have to email their support team. In an effort ...
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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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Using Spam Assassin as email proxy

I'm looking to setup a Spam Filter Proxy for my clients, not too many mind you, and have it as transparent as possible. I read about SAVASM and Spam Vigilante, and while they are perfect I guess for ...
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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 ...
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Server is being used to send spam email via sendmail

When I run sudo tail -f /var/log/mail.log I can see a number of 'live' entries appearing such as Jun 6 00:40:03 ks393391 sm-msp-queue[2641]: r55MV0l1001642: to=ledbpw@gmail.com, ctladdr=www-data ...
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Global Authority for Blacklisting IPs

I know that there are few common ways to block attacking IPs (such as deny in htaccess). Additional to that, we could get a huge list of IPs to block from misc sites such as : ...
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Sendmail mqueue deferred (list.dsbl.org) [closed]

Hi I have a issue with a mailserver configured with sendmail. In mailq I have many entrys with: (dnsbl map: lookup (254.0.168.192.list.dsbl.org.): deferred) Thanks.
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Whitelist rule for reject_rbl_client in Postfix?

Is there a way to add an exclusion/whitelist rule (or similar), which would work against reject_rbl_client behavior? I have a postfix service running, with following client restrictions: ...
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Open Proxy Spam Traffic

I have an apache server that was misconfigured and left as an open proxy for a week. A bunch of requests for forwarding pay-per-click advertising started streaming in and using our server. This ...
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Mail is marked as spam although SPF and DKIM pass

I have configured Postfix to send mail from a dedicated server hosted let's on IP X.X.X.X and domain name example.com. DKIM, SPF always pass when I send mail locally from that host but still ends up ...
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Uncontrolled spam sent from server [duplicate]

Hi I have shared hosting on a UK2 server that got suspended again. They claim that my account is sending SPAM messages but the problem is that I can't trace those from the information they've given me ...
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smtpd_helo_restrictions = …, reject_unknown_helo_hostname occasionally rejects mail I care about, how to handle?

I have configured my postfix as follows: smtpd_helo_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, permit_mynetworks, reject_unknown_helo_hostname This is working well because most spambots don't seem ...
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All Details of a Running Process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a compromised server? This process is running on my Linux server and is sending spam (connecting to port 25 and port 80 with random IP's). top - ...
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Sending email from a Google Apps address

I have a website in a Linode VPS in Linode. The email address to receive emails is hosted in Google Apps, but I send emails from postfix. For that to work and not cause problems with spam folders, I ...
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How Reverse DNS does what it does

Hopefully this is not a stupid question, but I cannot find a clear cut answer. Can someone please inform me exactly what 'source address' is used in Reverse DNS? Does rDNS pull the IP address from ...
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Tons of spam on dreamhost mail user account

I use dreamhost for my webserver/ email host. I have about 25 users on one domain. and 1 of these users is absolutely inundated with spam every day. I have tried using dreamhosts poor blacklist ...
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How to block this URL pattern in Varnish VCL?

My website is getting badly hit by spambots and scrappers, I am using Cloudflare but the problem still remains there. The problem is spambots accessing non-existing urls causing a lot of load to my ...
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Is greylisting still an efficient method for preventing spam?

I've used greylisting on my servers for many years, but I don't know how effective it is nowadays. Is it still good for fighting spam in 2012? Or is the typical spammer MTA capable of resending ...
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Stop BPimage walker bot [closed]

How can i block all bots except a few including BPImage walker...it is creating a huge amount of load on web site and consuming lots of bandwidth
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How to stop people from using my domain to send spam? [duplicate]

I receive Mailer Daemon messages saying certain emails fail. My domain is itaccess.org which is administered by Google apps. Is there any way I can identify who is sending emails from my domain, and ...
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Tracing of spam sender

I have a mail server using CenOs 5 as Os and postfix as an MTA. My mail server is used for sending mails of clients subscribed to send mail from my server.The problem is that some of my clients are ...
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SpamAssassin sending legit emails to spam, despite sender being whitelist

I can not for the life of me figure out why emails from a "white-listed" sender are still getting very high scores from SpamAssassin and not being delivered. The email headers are: From ...
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every email marked as SPAM or not even delivered? [closed]

I am having a very serious problem! I registered the domain http://codepigeon.com a while back (2 months) and have dev. an app to easily make changes to ones source code across multiple webpages or ...
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Email header analysis

I have an email header which is showing the following information, which i believe is faked. The mail purports to be from a gmail account but I'm not sure if this is the case. Ordinarily you read the ...
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97% of emails reaching IronPort/Domino are Spam

We have a Domino mail server protected by Iron Port (v7.1.5 I think). Iron Port reports an average 96%-97% of emails are stopped by reputation filtering, and around 3% of emails are clean messages. ...
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Recovering a server from being an open relay

One of our Mac Pro machines running Apache was inadvertently acting as a forward proxy with a public IP, after some organisation proxy rules changed. Consequently it was discovered by spammers and ...
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Postfix: how to verify sender's MX record

is it possible to configure Postfix to verify the sender's MX record? For example: if a mail comes in from some.sender@example.com it should look up the MX record(s) for example.com and verify that ...
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Mail classified as spam, but passes SPF and DKIM

I have configured Postfix to be responsible for subdomain.example.com (google apps is responsible for example.com so I didn't want to mix the two). As I mentioned in question title, SPF and DKIM ...
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Postfix/Spam Prevention

How do I make Postfix reject all mails when the client is not authenticated and the sender is from my domain? Is there an easy way to do this?
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SBS Email Outbreak

I have a client that is running SBS 2003 Std. and they have some sort of mass mailer that is spamming mail. We are running the most current defs. of Vipre anti-virus, we are not a setup as a relay, ...
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Spammer using my server. How to stop him?

looks like a spammer got into my server. I am new to LAMP and don't know how to find where my vulnerability is, not sure if SMTP, scripts, or where. My server was working fine for over a year but now ...
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How to notify Gmail, Hotmail, etc. that you are a legitimate website sending lots of notification to users

Although I have already done everything, like adding SFP, DKIM and sending plain text in my emails, I want to notify Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, and other "big" popular email providers that I'm legitimate. ...
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Preventing Postfix backscattering

I am having problems with the Postfix mail server being used for backscattering, I have tried the suggestions in the manual but nothing seems to work. Does anyone know how we can reject any mail from ...
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Temporary E-mail Addresses in Business

I'm a big fan of services like mailnull which allow users to give a temporary e-mail address to prevent spam. I'd like to give something like this to my users. Does anyone know of any solutions ...
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Blocking spam from free e-mail providers

I'm having a bit of an issue with a recent spam wave on my network. We're using a variety of e-mail checks that have been quite successful thus far, but these e-mails are presenting a problem. They ...
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Are 10.10.0.3 and 10.10.0.4 IP's for spammers

I have a site that is getting bombarded by requests from 10.10.0.3 and 10.10.0.4. I couldn't find where these servers are. What is the best way to regulate this? I could just deny those IP's but I ...
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Tracking down spam email source account in cPanel WHM

Given a spam email header sent from a cPanel WHM server, is there a way to track down under which cPanel account it was sent from?