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Emails from my domain getting blocked at all other domains [duplicate]

Recently I tried to set up a new email server using iRedMail on Lubuntu. The mail server workes very well when email conversation is in the same domain. But when a user tries to send email to some ...
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Block people searching for server admin pages

Occasionally I flip through our (apache) access log and I often come across people trying to fish for admin pages. For example, they are trying to access pages like: /wp-login.php /administrator/...
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Why am I getting these emails?

Awhile ago I noticed that email messages from my domain is not immediately delivers by google, and I'm getting an smtp error message from google server. I don not remember the exact wording of that ...
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Remove blacklist from spamRATS

I have checked my IP in SpamRATS and the result is the following: Standards Compliance: Does IP Address resolve to a reverse hostname... Passed! Does IP Address comply with reverse hostname ...
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Individual accounts being spammed on server, even though DNS not hosted [closed]

Disclaimer: Please pardon the newbery! I've got a dedicated linux server from HostGator that has around 100 accounts on it. Lately, dozens of these accounts get bombarded with junk mail a few times a ...
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Postfix, I'm receiving a lot of undelivered mails (logs inside)

Some days I receive a lot of Undelivered emails, it's like my server is used as relay. But I don't know if that's only backscatter emails or my server is really used as a relay. Here is what I found ...
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AOL bounces with: AOL will not accept delivery of this message [closed]

AOL started bouncing emails from my mail server with the following error: 521 5.2.1 : AOL will not accept delivery of this message. 554 5.5.0 Remote protocol error On the troubleshooting page AOL ...
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My site is suddenly getting slammed, not legitimate traffic

I run a site with about 700 registered users. On a typical day, there are 30-50 hits. In the last three days, the traffic has increased insanely fast (according to Google Analytics). I got 7,287 hits ...
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Postfix 2.9 or sendmail, outgoing spam prevention (check if sender exists)

Operating System: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 TLS Context: Plesk 11.5 Utility: Postfix 2.9.6 (updates restricted by Plesk 11.5 distribution) I would like Postfix to check the 'sender' field of every outgoing ...
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Configure Barracuda Spam Filter behind Postfix to use client IP when do RBL-checking

I have the following setup: Internet -> Postfix Mail setup as Proxy -> Barracuda Spam Filter -> Microsoft Exchange I have tried searching through the documentation and configuration panels to see ...
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How can I avoid being classified as spammer when I forward mail to a gmail account? [duplicate]

Update: The link pointed to by the "duplicate" initially didn't seem like the same problem to me, because the post talked about blacklisted "domains" not blacklisted "IP addresses." However the main ...
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Spam Firewall for Exchange 2013 Environment

We are currently using Exchange 2013 and we are interested in the Barracuda Spam Firewall. We are trying to figure out a way around our current email flow setup. We currently have multiple users with ...
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Postfix mail sent to SPAM in Yahoo and Outlook (SPF, DKIM, DMARC also configured)

I have implemented DMARC in out email server and got the response from some of the email domains as follows, <?xml version="1.0"?> <feedback> <report_metadata> <...
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How to deploy separate DNS server for email filtering

I'm looking to install Vamsoft ORF as a spam filter for my domain. Looking at the Deployment Guide I've noted the following statements regarding DNS. The server should not be the same DNS server ...
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Postfix: For a certain address, only allow emails from a certain domain

I've set up my server so that, in order to track down the source of spam (and block it), the email address that I use to sign up for stuff is service_name@example.com (e.g. for Facebook, it would be ...
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Make exim accept mails to be redirected only when they can be sent

I run a small mail server with all the usual functionality: Sending of local mail, receiving mail for local folders, redirecting mail according to alias and a mailing lists. The redirections go to ...
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Office 365 - Exchange Online - any way to block false URL spam?

I've already asked this with Office 365 support but unfortunately I didn't really get anywhere this time due to the language barrier. They tried to tell me how to block it with a check box on the ...
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No-Listing policy with postfix (ubuntu)

I'm running an experiment on a virtual machine. In the virtual machine I've installed ubuntu and Postfix as a mail server. I followed the guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix , only the "...
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Exchange 2010 still sending NDRs even when disabled

We have 2 Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 7 Servers in our organisation. 1 server receives all external SMTP mail. Both servers have AVG Email Server Edition installed and operational. I have disabled '...
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Getting lots of traffic from russia to an unpublished site

I am currently building a website. Currently nobody knows about it but it is already reachable for testing purposes. Now I saw, that I get a lot of traffic from russia (Its a german website hosted on ...
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Postfix & Amavis - Use UNIX Soket for Communication

I currently using a complex mailserver setup using Postfix, Dovecot, Amavis and Spamassassin. Everything works fine but I want to improve the Postfix-Amavis-Communication. At the moment, postfix will ...
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Block sender after sending to n non-existent email addresses

I have a domain that I use for my email. There are a couple of actual email addresses there, and everything else goes to a catchall. I use the catchall so I can create email addresses on-the-fly, like ...
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Exchange 2013 Spam / Junk Email

We have an Exchange 2013 installation ready to go live in our organization. Due to budget restraints, our spam solution will be added in 3-6 months. We are going to use the built-in Anti-spam and ...
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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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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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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 ...