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Emails never arrive at recipient but spam tests show no problems

I am running a WHMCS hosting system for a small number of private clients. For a few of them they never seem to receive the invoice emails I send out. I have ran the emails through a number of tests ...
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Apache2 Mod_spamhaus Whitelist

We are using Apache2 mod_spamhaus and many customers were banned using the "Post" method. There is no way to deny mod_spamhaus ban continuously our customers making false positive or ban customers ...
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SPF issue with SpamAssassin

I have an internal management app for a small company, written in Python and running on a Linode VPS, with which users can send occasional emails to their customers. The emails are quite ...
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Sending bulk / single emails from a single domain [duplicate]

Let me explain our situation: We have a web application that uses subdomains for each customer instance: customer1.example.com customer2.example.com Every instance can have over 500 users, which ...
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moving emails on cPanel or plesk to specific folder based on tag [closed]

I have hosting servers with cPanel and Plesk, which have more than 1000 customers. I want that when any email is marked as spam, then it should be moved automatically to JUNK folder, instead of ...
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Exchange SMTP authentication issue with spammers

I have a single Exchange 2013 server with all the roles and it looks like it's being used by a botnet. It is sending mails every 10 minutes to a specific domain from a specific user. It is not an ...
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Is my new gTLD causing it to get filtered as spam?

I have a domain called "*******.international". I decided to go with the new gTLD because it fits the name of the company pretty well. I have an automated emailer setup to send emails to our clients' ...
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Prevent Email Going to Spam [duplicate]

I've set up my own server and I'm really struggling to stop any outgoing email go to spam. I've used allaboutspam and mail-tester.com to test it and they both come back with perfect results. No ...
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How to send a custom reject notification in Qmail (badmailfrom File)?

i´m using QMail and i want to reject various emailadresses (domains). I found the following way: Block Email Senders in QMail: /var/qmail/control/badmailfrom When i block a sender he will get the ...
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How to configure SPF and DKIM to prevent mail going to spam folder

When creating a mail with PHPMailer my emails are getting sent to the spam folder of my recipients mailbox I have been told I need to configure my SPF and DKIM correctly, I think I have done this ...
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Bouncing email due to bad initial MX TTL?

Last Friday night we changed mail servers. We moved off Office 365 to another hosted Exchange Solution (Intermedia.net). We use Godaddy for DNS, and after the server migration stuff was ready and ...
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How to stop server sending spam out. Centos server with exim [duplicate]

I'm looking at a server that appears to have been compromised via a bug in a wordpress plugin and is now sending spam out. This post seems to give a very good report of exactly what I'm seeing. ...
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What Does 'HELO_LH_HOME' Means In Spamassassin's result?

I'm trying to send emails from PHPMailer using php on my IIS server. But My emails are going to spam, So I've used spamassasin to detect what is wrong? and here is the result: pts rule name ...
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Outgoing Spam through hacked Mail Accounts

Already searched some Hours about this Problem - but no good Solution in sight - so maybe someone here can help me on this. We offer Webhosting / Mail Services. Lately the amount of Hacked E-Mail ...
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Find the source of spam-script

We have a shared hosting cgi-server with apache2+php fcgi and dma as mta (it forwards messages to mail relay) - it's Debian Wheezy - on it and with ability for clients to run perl/cgi scripts.There's ...
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Is my Postfix sending spam?

In my Rsys log I am getting weird email requests that are not initiated by my server: Nov 17 09:32:18 localhost postfix/qmgr[21748]: 8E52272C09: from=<>, size=33770, nrcpt=1 (queue active) Nov ...
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Postfix and smtpd_client_rate_limit to detect compromissed accounts

Some of our clients are administrators who need to send corporative messages to no more than 300 clients, specifying all of these clients together in the "To:" fields, instead of individual messages ...
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Postfix and compromised accounts

First of all, sorry for my English. I think it's very common to set the permit_mynetworks and permit_sasl_authenticated restrictions on first positions of the smtpd_recipient_restriction list, but, ...
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Lot spam from unknown source

Here is the email header and info that I got from aol abuse. This type of emails are being generated from my server randomly at a very low rate and IP is blacklisted very freuqently. After 2 weeks of ...
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My server is sending out emails with spoofed accounts

I have a windows 2008 R2 server. I am using mailenable proffessional version 7.59. I noticed on MTA logs that random (non-existing) mail accounts are sending spam email. The emails are from a NULL ...
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What are the best methods for catching snowshoe spam?

I'm using Smartermail for my small mailserver. We've been having a problem lately of getting waves of snowshoe spam that follow the same pattern. They come in batches of 3 or 4 at a time. The ...
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Mail is marked as spam by gmail - no idea, why [duplicate]

I'm using my DSL-Business-connection for a small office. I just installed a Mac Mini Server with mail-support and try to send an email to googlemmil, but this mail is getting marked as spam. This is ...
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only email from my own server to google apps on the same server end up in spam [duplicate]

Im sending emails from a webshop on my VPS. The emails land nicely in the inbox everywhere, including gmail accounts, EXCEPT for the emails to the owner of the webshop, who has google apps email on ...
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How to prevent hackers from accessing my cPanel through a hostname instead of IP? [closed]

On my new dedicated server in which I have cPanel and WHM, I keep getting daily "large number of failed attempts to login from xxx" where xxx is an IP. So I blocked massive amounts of entire IP ...
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How to prevent spam from “as permitted sender” senders?

Looking into my gmail spam folder, I see many messages coming from an old domain. How does it work, that I receive spam from an old account? And, how can I stop these spammers of using the old email ...
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Tracing down spam

How can I find the source of out going spam on a linux server? tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28750] 1Xhl4A-0007Te-9C Completed QT=7s 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28746] SMTP ...
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How to check whether my server turned into a spamming machine?

I am suspecting something is sending a plenty of mails from my server without my knowledge. I'd like to check whether my machine turned into a spamming server. What is the easiest way to do this? ...
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Too many sendmail instances in “top” command

I got a server with mysql+php running on it only. Cronned PHP scripts (not available publicly) send occasionally emails, but not more than 10 per hour. However, whenever I type "top" in bash I see ...
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Parked domains on Spamhaus DBL

I've set up a nameserver to park a bunch of my domains (similiar to sedo, bodis etc). Everything is working well. Unfortunately, all my parked domains are instantly listed at spamhaus (DBL). No mail ...
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Postfix - forward rejected by unknown recepients emails to SPAM-learning mailbox

I have Postfix + BitDefender FRAMS running as hygiene gateway before few Exchanges. BD FRAMS can learn it's Baesian filter by download SPAM and HAM emails from dedicated mailboxes. Because we have ...
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Simple command line plain text spam or ham classifier

I have a load of database entries that have been saved that are full of spam. I would like to be able to pipe the text output of each into a spamassassin or similar tool to be able to get a score on ...
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Postfix - receiving many “Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender”

I once set up my server using this guide (or a very similar one) But from time to time I have days or weeks of flooding "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender" to my inbox. Oh and I am using catch-all ...
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Will blocking port 25 on a router cripple outlook clients?

I work at a small ISP, we manage about 60 buildings with p2p radios and a main cisco router at a central location. Recently we were notified that a phishing domain is associated with one of our IPs. ...
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How do I stop SPAM from being sent from my server? [duplicate]

I have a VPS which I rent and it is running Centos 6. The VPS has ZPanel installed which is used to host some websites and emails. One of my clients has noticed thousands of 'undeliverable' messages ...
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How many bounces before removing a dead address to avoid recycled spam trap?

We are developing our own mailing tool and scan log and mail error to remove dead mails from our database. When an error 5xx is returned by mails servers, we remove the mail for a determined time ...
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Mail not delivered from custom email server (MS Exchange)

I have my own Exchange Server 2013 (SP1). I am able to receive emails ok but sending emails is not reliable. Emails sent to gmail or seznam.cz (email provider in Czech Republic) is ok. The problem is ...
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Automatically defer certain messages in Postfix

Recently we've had a spate of "spear-phishing" attacks that many of our users have fallen for, and as a result our automated scripts are running at full steam locking accounts that have been ...
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Barracuda & URLBL_BC rule

Solution I am using is integrated with barracuda spam filtering. My access to barracuda is limited (this is not a full admin account), hence I may not see some global settings. Today barracuda ...
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Forwarding spam from gmail to email gateway for anti-spam testing

Is it possible to forward all emails that end up in my gmail spam folder to another email address? We're standing up a new anti-spam email gateway and need to generate some real email for testing ...
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Which E-Mail software generates these spammy mails?

I notice a lot of spammy looking e-mails from suspicious sources. They are not real spam but are unsolicited. You can identify them by containing these headers: X-Mailer-LID: 5 List-Unsubscribe: ...
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Office 365 - what is in the “Sensitive Word List” for spam filtering?

In Office 365 you can toggle a few settings to help with spam email filtering. Among these is a setting to enable a "Sensitive Word List" as shown below: The problem is...I can't find any list on ...
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Exchange Server Spam Protection [closed]

I took over an exchange 2010 server on what I believe is a Hyper V Virtual Machine, running Windows Server 2008. We have a SonicWALL firewall, but the majority of the licensing on the firewall is no ...
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SpamAssassin filtering by Exim 4 with virtual user preferences

I would like to configure spam filtering with exim's built-in spam filter support in acl_check_data config section. The piping, exim header modification (to store result) works well. As well as ...
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How to findout where spam is coming from with EXIM?

I've tracked down the user which was sending out spam but I am wondering how can I determine where the script is that is doing it? I ran a scan looking for the mail() function but found nothing. ...
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ColdFusion Server Infected and Sending Thousands of Spam Emails [duplicate]

We've been having a big problem with our Coldfusion 9 server sending spam emails in large amounts . . so i tried looking at the logs hoping i would find clues as to what the problem is and so: here ...
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Exchange 2010 SPAM filter

We have Exchange 2010 with the built in SPAM filter installed. Was wondering if there is a way to check what messages have been blocked. We have a customer trying to send an e-mail and it never ...
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Server hacked and used for sending spam [duplicate]

Hi I have CentOS server which running mail server. Last 2 days server started to send spam. After doing some research I couldn't solve the issue. Here is portion of statistics from Exim and the ...
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E-mail always send to spam folder [duplicate]

I have an VPS that has a pre-installed DirectAdmin and exim mailservice. But i've got a complainment from my client. When he tries and send an e-mail from his account to someone it gets flagged as ...
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Sendmail's MTA, MDA and SMTP 550 User Unknown forwarded to postmaster

I have two boxes running sendmail and configured as: MTA accepting connections from the outside world (mta.xyz.com) MDA accepting connections from internal network and storing them in user mailboxes ...
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Zimbra uses other IP than assigned, causing HELO/Reverse-DNS mismatch

We've got a vServer running Zimbra and a web server, each of them having its own IP address. 1.1.1.11 - vServer, running: -- 1.1.1.12/mx1.ipsum.com - Zimbra mail server -- 1.1.1.13 - web server ...