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Training a spam filter based on Mailman moderator's actions?

I'm planning a Mailman server, and looking for a good way to enable list moderators train a spam filter (likely to be either spamassassin or dspam). Has anyone come up with a good way to run training ...
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Postfix message ID originating process?

Last night my postfix mail server(Debian Squeeze with dovecot, roundcube, opendkim and spamassassin enabled) started sending out spam from a single domain of mine like these: $cat mail.log|grep ...
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GMail detecting mail as spam [duplicate]

I've been trying for a long time to get our company's mail server send mail that will get accepted by the GMail spam filter. I have managed making it work for Yahoo Mail and Hotmail, sadly GMail is ...
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How to send email from home ip when the email server isn't a designated outbound mail server allocated to BT Retail customers [on hold]

I can receive email, but when I try to send an email from my home office via our work email server (which I am admin of) I get the following reply: Your message did not reach some or all of the ...
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SMTP message rate control on Ubuntu 8.04, preferably with postfix

Maybe I am chasing a bug but I am trying to set up a smtp proxy of sorts. I have a postfix server which receives all the email for a collection of servers/clients. It them uses a smarthost ...
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My smtp server is spammed? [duplicate]

I have a server and the postfix client on it. Since several days, I noticed a lot of processes running there. When checked, there are a lot of emails sent. Here is an example from the mail log: Aug ...
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Spamassasin: Check mailbox for spam

How can I have spamassasin check a mail folder for spam and move it into a different one. I've been getting a lot of spam recently and started implementing bayesian classifiers. I moved a bunch into ...
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Can't figure out how to properly setup SPF record [duplicate]

I have a Django web app and I use Django's email backend to send out emails. I can't figure out why emails are ending up in spam folder. My domain host is GoDaddy so I added a TXT record ...
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Disable Outlook Web Access Junk filtering in Exchange 2013

By default, Outlook Web Access (OWA) in Exchange 2013 appears to move suspected junk mail to the Junk Email folder. This is undesirable behavior in most of my environments because we have Barracuda ...
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What could hackers be using to send spam from my Ubuntu instance? [duplicate]

It appears hackers have set my server up to send spam. This is the result of lsof -i run every five minutes. Wed Aug 13 12:30:01 EDT 2014 apache2 8702 www-data 22u IPv6 726075 0t0 TCP ...
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Exchange 2003 mail non-delivery (NDR), spam activity? events 7002 & 7004

Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server SP2 Exchange Version 6.5 (Build 7638.2: Service Pack 2) This network has been neglected and has been having email problems for years and was on many ...
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Use postfix and spamassassin packages on CentOS 6 to reject SPAM - without custom users and scripts

Here is what I'm trying at my CentOS 6.5 Linux server: Installed postfix and spamassassin packages Configured Postfix - it works well (I omit details here) Added -x to the SPAMDOPTIONS in ...
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Postfix acting as spam server. Looks like it's part of a botnet, spam messages being sent to customers [duplicate]

Let me first start out by saying I am no mail guru. If you need more info to help me just let me know. This week the mail server has been having all sorts of strange issues. It has been duplicating ...
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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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Prevent mail being marked as spam

This is a canonical question about avoiding outgoing mail being classified as spam. I'm wondering how to prevent my emails from my site being marked as spam? I'm using sendmail. I'm trying to ...
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Spam - individual user

I have a bit of an issue with a users inbox in that a lot of spam is getting through for him alone. We use Amavis/Postfix and SA in our mail setup. Config setup like this: Config: ...
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postfix smtp_get: EOF

I'm using postfix (incomming port 25) + SpamPD (127.0.0.1:10025 relayhost:127.0.0.1:10026) for filtering incoming email, which are coming from internet for my remote MTA. MTA which holds virtual ...
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No way to create an effective spam filter [duplicate]

We are having a big spam problem and we don't know how to resolve it. We have one spammer that send us mail daily. All these emails are from different themes, using different email addresses that are ...
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How do I block a user doing too many requests without blocking an entire organization?

We have a running website and some of the content comes from a paid API. Our website is free. Our main concern at the moment is people using our website as a "free" way to get at the underlying data ...
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Emails are regularly blacklisted due to being hosted on a shared (blacklisted) server. What can I do besides moving away from this shared server?

My client's emails are blacklisted because his account is on a shared server which gets blacklisted from time to time. The hoster wants him to move to an expensive dedicated server. What could I do ...
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Spam Traffic, DDOS Attack & Server Crashing

I am running phpfox application in my server under my main domain name fetlock.com and I am getting large amount of spam and also suffering from DDOS attacks from multiple IP addresses. My server ...
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plesk 9 spamassassin server wide blacklist via cron?

we're running ubuntu 8.04 LTS and plesk 9.2 our simple task is to set up a periodic black list for spamassassin, e.g. using this script .. #!/bin/sh #! Script by AJR to update local spamassassin ...
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In Exim, is RBL spam rejected prior to being scanned by SpamAssassin?

I've recently been battling spam issues on our mail server. One account in particular was getting hammered with incoming spam. SpamAssassin's memory use is one of our concerns. What I've done is ...
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Server sending spam, Im unable to catch the user

Alright, I'm tired of spam being sent out from my server. I've installed CSF as a firewall and it keeps on saying Local Host Relay for user 127.0.0.1 Received: by 10.50.183.228 with SMTP id ...
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SpamAssassin doesn't filter forwarded mails

I am forwarding emails from an external email account to an account on my own server. SpamAssassin works fine if I just receive mail normally. But all mail thats being forwarded from my external mail ...
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Our outgoing emails from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost) are returned because the server is listed as SPAM SERVERS

I am getting very frustrated with this web hosting provider -- Bluehost.com. We have several small business sites hosted with them. We also use email accounts provided by the Bluehost for our outgoing ...
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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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determine which application is sending mail via postfix

I would like to track down which applications (other than PHP, which I can track via mail.log setting in php.ini) are connecting to and sending email via postfix. Is this possible via any log ...
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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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Mails received in spam although server removed from blacklist [duplicate]

a server was blacklisted because it was used to send spam, I requested it to be removed from blacklists, I rechecked it at serveral blacklist it wasn't blacklisted, yet when mail is sent, it goes into ...
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exim4 reveals a mail alias when remote server rejects spam

I'm running exim4 (4.76) on Ubuntu 12.0.4.4. exim4 is set up to handle mail for mydomain.com. I have aliases set up that forward a@mydomain.com to b@gmail.com. I have SpamAssassin set up to work in ...
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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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How does a Reverse DNS lookup work with regards to spam filters?

I have heard that most spam filters use a reverse DNS lookup on the originating IP address of the sending SMTP server (or something like that) as part of the verification process. I want to make sure ...
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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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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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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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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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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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postfix sending newsletters as spam to the receivers [duplicate]

I have some problems with my postfix setup. We send newsletter regulaly to our customers once or twice a week. and we have expierenced that many customers do not get their emails, it's simply because ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...