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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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Exchange 2010 email spoofing prevention

Masters, Unfortunately we got some spam mail which seems to be coming from our own domain. I found some article which all says to remove Anonymous login from internet receive connector ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Dealing with Apache spam

I am recieving a lot of suspicious requests which cause Apache to use a lot of memory (over 1GB) [Mon Feb 24 09:48:29 2014] [error] [client 120.37.238.125] PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of ...
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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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How do I get Ingo to provide sieve rules suitable for use with DSPAM?

Using the Ingo web gui which is part of horde, I can set up sieve rules that get written to file like so: # Junk-Review if header :comparator "i;ascii-casemap" :regex "X-DSPAM-confidence" ...
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Evaluation of mail server configuration

I have a mail server configured to use DNS real-time blacklists (DNSRBLs), e.g. zen.spamhaus.org, to determine whether delivered email is spam or not. I would like to evaluate my mail server's ...
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hMailServer forwarding and distribution lists with SPF checking

I have installed and configured hMailServer, primarily to allow me to create a distribution list for a private organisation, and some email address aliases. This is so that members of the ...
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Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node?

Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node? I need to find out if VPS owner from one node sends SPAM messages. Any other way to check if VPS client sends SPAM ?
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opensource feedback loop implementation for email and webmail integration

I would like to find out if there is an opensource software that implements the Feedback Loop. I will try to be more specific. I want my clients to have the ability to report a message as spam and ...
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How do you view quarantined mailbox on Microsoft Exchange 2010?

When certain emails are quarantined for high spam scores, exchange sends a default email to the recipient stating that the email was quarantined for x reason. How do you view the quarantined emails? I ...
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Sendmail: Sender address rejected (Domain not found)

I'm running into problems with sending mail on our webserver. Some mails are sent and delivered without any problems (eg Gmail), while others are deferred with "Sender address rejected: Domain not ...
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How to remove all messages from exim mail queue from a certain user/email

I've spend the last hour trying to figure out how to delete all messages from a certain mail address from the exim mail queue, after the queue was full of spam emails.
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Spamming from my Linux server

Hi I was wondering if anyone could help. I got a email from my host company that there are some weird traffic coming from my server. A quick look into the log file revealed the sample log below. There ...
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Our exchange server is sending out a lot of spam [closed]

We have an exchange server 2003 and our IP address was blacklisted. When I check the Queue folder in the exchange server root directory, there are tons of Delivery Status Notification (Delay/Failure) ...
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How can Sendmail reject email to a local user *unless* it comes from a trusted subnet?

I have sendmail set up to accept mail for a few domains and to relay messages for a few subnets' worth of systems. Recently a particular internal-use-only address has been receiving a lot of spam. ...
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What do I need to be able to send mass SMTP email efficiently? [closed]

I am creating a web application that allows users to send broadcast emails to a list of subscribers. Essentially, it's a mass emailer and autoresponder, like AWeber or Constant Contact or MailChimp. ...
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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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Reject emails with many To/Cc recipients with exim ACL

I'm having a problem with emails with many (>20) To or Cc recipients being sent trough my mailserver. Worse these are mailing-lists so reach hunderds of people. People then reply-all causing ...
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How to check if I can spam email with my VPS [closed]

Last time, I did have a problem with my VPS regarding being used as a spam mail server. Now I just did the backup and how can I test that I can use my server to spam or not ?
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Same email is evaluated as a spam for one user, and regular for the other

I have mail server, with installed spamassassin to filter spam messages. Problem I faced is that at 02h first user received email that is treated as a spam (and is was a real spam, moved to spam ...