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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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Exchange 2007: User/Computer Sending SPAM

This question is an extension in some ways of this one: Exchange 2007 server send out spam We're running Exchange 2007. We have an end user who received an Exchange bounce back (generating server is ...
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Assistance on why email is being marked as spam [duplicate]

We are trying to send out a mass email for a client of ours through a third party sender and it is always being sent to the spam folder rather than the inbox. I have below the headers from the email. ...
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How to prevent spam from authenticated users on the internet to be sent out from Exchange 2003?

From time to time, a 2003 server starts dumping huge amounts of email to the internet. When this happens, I stop the service and clear all the spam and put it back online, however, the damage is ...
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trace security hole for culprit random “post” mail files

Running a shared cpanel server with so many layers of security, but somehow someone is able to upload randomly named files with post, spamming out from random users on the box. Examples <?php if ...
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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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Which steps are required to avoid my server being considered as spam sender?

I'm looking to set up a webmail server that will be used by a lots of users that will receive and send emails. They will also have the possibility to forward emails they receive. I'd like to know ...
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Mountain Lion Server reject spam

On Snow Leopard and Lion server there was a filter option to reject (bounce) unwanted spam. With Mountain Lion Server the filtering still works, but it only gets flagged as spam with *** JUNK MAIL ...
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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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Prevent server beeing flooded with requests

I'm hosting a Wordpress-blog on an Apache server (shared hosting). For some reasons I've been receiving like 100 requests per second to xmlrpc.php for a few days. The access.log looks like this: ... ...
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How to block mails from a server in gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since , the mail Id is changing daily , I can't filter those mails. I checked that ...
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SPF + ISP Smarthost, always untrusted?

One of the ways mail-servers protect themselves from spam is by SPF-records, a DNS look-up saying what ip-adresses are allowed to send mail from a given domain name. Another way the mail-servers use ...
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Using another mailserver and domain because of spam status

A customer (customer.com) kind of abused a mailing service (iContact) by sending to much promotions. They used their main email as sender (info@costumer.com). Because of that action, hotmail banned ...
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Email Delivery to Gmail Breaks After Implementing DomainKey

I have a personal VPS that I use as a personal email and web server. Today I was diagnosing email, and I created a test account at Gmail. At first I was not implemented DomainKey and only SPF was ...
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Mail sent to gmail goes directly into spam

First I would like to state I already searched through the database for similar questions to mine. Tried all of those suggestions but none really seem to work. The problem is the following: I ...
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What to do with a denounced IP?

I have a VPS and I use it as a personal email and web server. Although there are some other domains hosted on it, the number is less than 5. From the start, I wasn't able to send emails to Gmail or ...
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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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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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What will be the SPF entry in DNS?

We are using magento on our server. Magento sent transactional emails directly from our server using php mail function, along with this we are using third party webmail service. Means our mx entry ...
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Locating malware on network

I am trying to isolate an email sending malware on my network. The headers are as follows: Received: from z.local.domain (172.18.248.22) by z.local.domain (172.18.248.22) with Microsoft SMTP Server ...
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Mac server infected with spam agent

We have a huge trouble :( .. Our mac server makes a spam delivery. Our IP already blacklisted in about a dozen of servers (checked with http://mxtoolbox.com/). We have another computers in the same ...
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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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Spamming from Exchange 2003

I am apparently spamming the world (about 1000 a day) but cannot figure out how. Mxtoolbox does not list me as an open relay and I have disabled all relays that I can find. I have run every virus ...
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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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Server sending out SPAM [duplicate]

Update: It does seem as the server is not compromised, but is used as relay server. Now I'm trying to figure out how to disable this. I have server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with several domains ...
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Switched google apps domains; now certain emails aren't delivered?

We recently moved from one google apps domain to another, and used Backupify to transfer email accounts, etc. Since then, we've had intermittent issues with customers not receiving emails or having ...
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sendmail - Server Sending Spam? [duplicate]

for the past day my server is being used to send a spam. I'm using the Amazon Linux Distro (RedHat based). It has sendmail 8.14.4. It is setup to require authentication, SSL etc. Below are some ...
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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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Can message go to spam because of X-AUTH and X-SID fail on hotmail [duplicate]

When email with header as below comes to hotmail, it is put into spam folder. May be this is because of X-AUTH-Result: FAIL or X-SID-Result: FAIL? Or maybe the reason is different?How can I fix this? ...
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Spam avoidance issue

I'm working on a project right now that sends email as confirmation of purchase. Some emails are still being received as spam. I have signed the domain up for google apps for business & am using ...
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Chinese bot visiting non-existent page every 5 minutes

Since 02.05.2013 some sort of bot is visiting my website, every 5 minutes. Most of the time it calls this URL, which doesn't exist: /viewtopic.php?f=3&t=849 Always with this user agent ...
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Mail goes to spam when using `mail` from command line

I've a CentOS 6.4 server with DirectAdmin. When I send an email using the mail command from command line, it's always marked as spam by Gmail. So, every system emails go to spam and so do every emails ...
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How to properly filter outgoing e-mail?

I have a platform consisting of many web servers doing shared web hosting. These servers run Linux and host tonnes of Wordpress, osCommerce, Joomla and other open source website platforms. Every now ...
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Reverse dns for web/mail server with single ip

I have a single server with single ip running a web server, mail server and bind (all for a single domain). In my DNS zone file I created A records for www.domain.com, mail.domain.com, ns.domain.com ...
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Reverse dns and SaaS Spam Filters

We have an exchange server in the office that for a year or so has just used the built-in spam filters - we have added the SpamHaus IP addresses so that some basic spam filtering is done. However, ...
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Applying exim ACL to mail from backup server

I use exim as a mail server. To combat spam, I have a catch-all email address, and use a custom email address for every service I sign up to. If they leak my address to a spam list, I can just block ...
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Can someone explain SMTP Callbacks when BATV is enabled, and when to issue the verification?

This Wikipedia article describes how SMTP verification of the MFROM may have issues if BATV is enabled. Servers that reject all bounce mails (contrary to the RFCs). To work around this problem, ...
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Reverse DNS lookup not resolving correctly

I've been searching and searching for the answer and I can't find it. My problem is that all of my emails sent from my server are either going to spam folders or not being delivered. I am trying to ...
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sieve in dovecot is not filtering spam message

In Centos 6.4 i use postfix with LDA Dovecot and webmail squiremail, amavis-new with spamassassin. Spam is marked with subject Spam. I want in my squirelmail to filter spam messages an move in to ...
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plesk qmail spamassassin scan outbound email

We have a dedicated server running Plesk 9.5.4 (yes I know that's old) with Qmail as the MTA and Spamassassin and Spamdyke installed. Spamdyke works a treat for blocking inbound mail based on rDNS ...
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On multiple spamming-blacklists after desinfecting network computers

We are currently listed on a couple of spam-blacklists since last week. I have taken the following approach to prevent this from reoccurring: scan every (windows)-device in the building using ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 used as a Spam Relay

We have a server running Windows Server 2003 and Matrix Control panel. We are continually used to relay spam, which fills the badmail folder and gets us blacklisted. The bad mail folder filled the c: ...
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How to prevent Linux server from spamming?

I installed mail scanner for spam protection, but is there any script for Linux to notify me or email me that some one spaming on my server ?
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Exchange Server 2010 Relaying Spam

Recently I began receiving AOL spam feedback reports from our exchange server. As I investigated I found that hundreds of spam messages were being relayed through our exchange server. Although I am ...
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identifying emailids that flagged your email as spam

We send out emails to many people who may be interested selling old books. Some people ask us to remove them from our lists and we comply gladly. But some others simply flag our messages as spam. We ...
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Spamhouse PBL and smtp auth - LAN

Have next setup: I understand than the communication between email-clients and my email-server over the internet must use SMTP-AUTH. Otherwise, my mailserver can get into Spamhouse PBL database. ...
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How to make sendmail accept connections from localhost only

I need to secure the server by making sendmail-mta accept only local connections (from localhost), so that any external (potential spam) connections are denied. I use Debian 7.0 currently.
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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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How to identify the user/computer that is relaying spam through a mail server?

For the past couple of days, at certain intervals, a huge load of email is dumped on my Exchange 2003 server and relayed out until it gets blacklisted everywhere. Nothing like this happened for many ...