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Forwarding email through a dummy relay to avoid blacklisting

I have a mail server that allows individual users to forward mail to other providers. The server performs the usual anti-spam checks, but spam still gets through occasionally -- especially with the ...
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ubuntu postfix send mail marked as spam [duplicate]

I set up a mail server, when I give Gmail to send test message is marked as spam system: ubuntu + postfix + dkim + dk + spf + ptr This is the message header Delivered-To: test@gmail.com Received: ...
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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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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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Prevent abuse of sendmail for spam

In web servers that host many websites there is always the possibility of a hacked site being abused in order to send spam mails with some kind of php mailer bot. In my case sendmail is configured ...
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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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Postfix and Dovecot Sieve spam filter does not work

CentOS 6.5 x64 I'm trying to apply a Sieve filter to my mailserver (Postfix + Dovecot + Spamassassin) to automatically move spam mails to my Junk folder. I've added sieve to my ...
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Prevent postfix sending spam from fake local address

I have an email server Postfix (not open relay) filtered with ASSP (filter incoming mail/connection), but some spammer is sending tons of spam using my email server by using fake local address. This ...
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It's possible to have a Distributed Bogofilter database?

We've Bogofilter running on our AntiSpam system and I would like to distribute it's database through the two MX gateways that we have. I know it's possible using SpamAssassin with a shared MySQL ...
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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 ...
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Quick/safe way to mass delete SPAM messages from 100+ inboxes

Looking for a way to delete all messages from particular senders out of every affected users mailbox, typically 100-200/10,000. When I approached our Exchange admins about this idea I was met with ...
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Global Inbox Rules in Exchange 2013

There's a way to create global inbox rules in Exchange 2013? I'm not referring to the Transport Rules, because it does not perform what I would like to. It would be nice to force a Inbox Rule, ...
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How to send emails without ending up in Junk/Spam folder

I have installed a mail server in order to send e-mails using my own domain name. I've read many articles about how not to end up in Junk folder. I have done what those articles said: Added MX ...
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Restrict IMAP access for a given account to only one IP address in Exchange 2013

I've created a "spam crawler" account with full access to all mailboxes in an Exchange 2013 environment to get messages in the junk folder to feed the Bayesian filtering running on SpamAssassin in a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Sending mail from sub-domain on different server from domain getting flagged as spam

Our client owns a server with a domain: website.com We have a server that our client points videos.website.com to. Emails sent from videos.website.com are getting flagged as spam because website.com ...
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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 ...
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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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Block Outgoing SMTP Except for Mail Server

Masters, Our ISP ask to solve a problem. They said we send many SPAM from our server. (they only give our router IP address, so we don"t know if we have SMTP flooders from infected cllient, our we ...
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How to check why SpamAssasin Bayes filter not working?

I have exim 4.77 with spamassasin 3.4.0 on Debian, I identify spams by myself and send to sa-learn, which seems working. But I have never receive spamscore by Bayes, I check the emails which ...
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Distinguishing spam from google servers

I run a very good anti-spam setup, except for one nagging little problem: Google. Some legitimate users use Google's mail service with custom mail domains. In other words, they do not use a ...
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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 ...
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PermError SPF Too Many Lookups and Reduction

My current SPF record is as follows: v=spf1 mx include:servers.mcsv.net include:xero.com -all The above cause the SPF validation to fail. Using http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=txt, I ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to find out where mystery SPAM scripts are coming from?

I am the datacenter manager at a small ISP and we have been having an issue with mystery scripts sending out SPAM on our server. These PHP scripts will appear mysteriously in /tmp as well as sometimes ...
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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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GMail sends basic email to spam folder. SPF DKIM ok? [closed]

I am trying to send an email from my server using Mailgun. It's a very basic plain text email but for some reason it is ending up in spam. SPF and DKIM passes. Any ideas? I don't have any clue. This ...
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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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Is there a way to get spamassassin to score the top lines of a message body more heavily?

A lot of spam is getting through the filter on the mail server I run with the relatively simple trick of starting with few lines of (incredibly obvious) weight loss or other scam text at the top, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Should I block the other SMTP ports as well to block outgoing mail?

I have blocked outgoing port 25 to prevent spam being sent from my servers. However, I'm not very familiar with SMTP and I have heard that ports such as 465 and 587 can also be used to send mail, but ...
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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 ...
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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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How to better block phishing spam due to heartbleed?

I imagine it won't take long for spammers to recognize that Heartbleed is an ideal way to do phishing. I am thinking of ways to mitigate the phishing risk, I mean just this time for the heartbleed ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How easy is it to sniff the SMTP port of webserver to capture mails

I've got a very basic question that I don't know the answer for. Our company owns a webserver that runs multiple websites and works as a mail server for these websites as well (e.g. to send contact ...
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hMail delivery queue full with unsuccesfull spam

Since a day or two the mail delivery queue of the hMailServer is exploding because someone is trying to send spam via this server. Though the e-mails aren't successfully sent it fills up the mail ...
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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 ...