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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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Postfix reject_rbl_client Blacklists Not Working

I have a mail server (iRedMail) that uses Postfix. I've been getting a lot of spam, so I modified the /etc/postfix/main.cf file and have the smtpd_recipient_restrictions set to this: ...
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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 ...
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Spam ranking explodes if a certain URL is mentioned in email body - why?

If any email contains the URL lafargeholcim-foundation.org or if an email is sent using an email address from that domain, certain providers rate those mails as Spam, others not at all. It is enough ...
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Does sending mail on behalf of another domain (using a Sender: header) increase chances of being marked as spam?

Our marketing department is contracting with a service that will send email to prospective customers on our behalf. From what I'm gathering from their documentation, it sounds like they do so via the ...
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Dealing with spam flood in Postfix + Amavis

I run a mail server for several thousand users. It uses Postfix + Amavis (with SpamAssassin + Clam). Most of the time it's a pretty happy setup, but from time to time we receive a flood of ...
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Exchange 2013: content filtering bypass

I have just completed a migration from a single Exchange 2007 to 2xExchange 2013 servers in separate sites. Mailflow is working correctly, but the anti-spam content filtering is not working as ...
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PHP Script sending spams and mail.add_x_header not working

I've got my server hacked lately by some Php64 malware. Since then, I have found a lot of PHP files in my /var/www sub-folders. I am trying to delete each of these or clearing the files when some ...
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Postfix send SPAM

I come a few days being listed in the Spamhaus CBL. CBL list reports that I have a virus on the network and that is sending emails as "localhost.localdomain". I do not know where to be coming this ...
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Outlook.com rejects: 550 SC-001 (BAY004-MC5F13)

I am operating a cluster of 3 dedicated machines for a webapp, each of those uses sendmail as MTA. Hostnames are node1.domain.com node2.domain.com node3.domain.com Unfortunatelly outlook.com rejects ...
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Setting DKIM and SPF records for client domains

I have created an email server that is capable of handling mail for multiple websites. e.g. tom@website1.com, tom@website2.com etc. The emails are sending and receiving fine, but the spam score is ...
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Do spam filters work if I use a forwarding address?

I made the mistake of replying to a linkedin connection request with my main forwarding email and have started getting spam after years of no spam (have blocked linkedin requests now). I have been ...
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New Exchanger Server installation - Email marked as spam on hotmail/outlook

New to the email hosting scene - running an Exchange 2013 box. Email is always (literally, always) marked as spam when sending out to my outlook.com account. Whereas if its sent to an email address ...
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SFP + Gmail = Emails delivered to spam box

A long time ago I posted a question here: Postfix: Gmail marking my email as spam where I said that although emails send from my servers were passing all the DKIM and SPF tests they were getting ...
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Can mailman/exim reject nonmember postings at connection time?

I am using Mailman with Exim. When a nonmember posts to a mailing list, Mailman can be configured in any of the following ways, each of which has a problem: Accept it -- this distributes spam to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Server emails are considered as SPAM only by Gmail

I'm developping a service which lets users send our content via email to their friends. The problem is that those emails often ended up as Spam. So I went through all the stuff to make my server send ...
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How do I use qmqtool to list emails from a specific envelope sender?

Occassionally a user's email password will become compromised and the spammer will flood the Qmail queue with 10,000+ emails sent through a specific user's account. I know how to use qmqtool to remove ...
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Communigate: writing rules

We have Communigate on our mail server. Recently we moved to Dr.Web antivirus + antispam. When it checks mail for spam it writes spam score in 'X-Spam-Level: ', where number of '' signifies the spam ...
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How to use google as a spam filter but also use mailing lists on my own server

I have an existing Linux server that already processes incoming email using some custom email handling scripts (in Perl) that do somewhat complex processing such as routing certain special addresses ...
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Can I use Spamassassin to classify text-only content?

I wish to know if I can use spamassassin classify text-only content? Right now I'm using the following command: spamassassin hello.txt But I'm getting the following warnings: 1.2 ...
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SpamAssassin: avoid FREEMAIL_REPLYTO on Contact Form

Suppose: someone fills out my contact form on www.example.com/contact/. My server-side script sends this information to a sales person at the organization. To make SPF work, I set the "From" as ...
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mail server should anyone be able to send internal mails from external IP without authentication?

Sorry for the long title. My parent organisation that owns the company I work for accepts emails to be sent from test@org.com to test@org.com when connecting via port 25 telnet externally. I'm ...
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Postfix selectively bypassing the spam

I have Centos 7 installed and postfix as MTA on the server. Here is my anti spam postfix additional configuration: # main.cf ANTI SPAM disable_vrfy_command = yes smtpd_delay_reject = yes ...
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How do I whitelist a spam trigger in a SpamAssassin update channel?

Somehow one of our customer URLs seems to have gotten into some or all SpamAssassin rule sets that are distributed through update channels (we suppose). Mail provider that use Spamassassin mark all ...
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How to block referral source on apache with special characters?

I've been getting referral spam on my site. I've tried several options to block it, but it still hits it. I think it has to do with being special characters on the referral? This is the referral ...
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SpamAssasin FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error

Why I got FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error from SpamAssasin? This message was send from an authenticated client (host02-4-dynamic.17-80-r.retail.telecomitalia.it) to a Exim4 server ...
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DKIM, SPF, DMARC, SPF OK mails are flagged as SPAM

I have a dedicated server running CentOS7 with Postfix, the problem is that all the sent mails are flagged as SPAM by hotmail and gmail despite DKIM, SPF, DomainKeys, DMARC records and keys wich are ...
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How to send a lot of emails without tripping the alarms

I need to send couple of thousand emails at once, all addresses are existing users of one domain. I was wondering if that would not cause receiving server to cry 'Spam!' at the sight of so many ...
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mod_evasive: Stop attacks against wp-login.php

i would like to stop attacks against some user's WordPress-installations on my server. This is an example of an attack: 91.208.65.12 - - [20/Oct/2015:10:33:08 +0200] "POST /wp-login.php HTTP/1.0" ...
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SpamAssassin not filtering well on Mac OS X Server

I am trying to deal with an increasing number of spam messages on a server I administer. We are using Mac OS X Server and have added the following RBL Servers to the blacklisting feature in ...
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Postfix, procmailrc, SpamAssassin letting some but not all spam messages through

I have postfix running on my server with a main.cf as follwos:- myorigin = $mydomain inet_interfaces = 213.229.80.33, 127.0.0.1 mydestination = 213.229.80.33, corunna.com, localhost, ...
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Prevent Exchange Approval Assistant from sending rejection notice

I'm using Exchange Approval Assistant to screen emails with potentially dangerous attachments. Since those emails that get rejected are almost always spam I'd like to be able to reject them without ...
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Filter internal mails for Spam on Office 365 (Exchange Online)

Whilst making the transition from the On-Premises Exchange 2010 Server to Office 365 (Exchange Online), we temporarily left unconfigured our E-mail filtering smart host (Websense Cloud E-mail ...
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Mail spam error while sending mails using Gmail id via Postfix hosted on Amazon EC2 server

This issue is related to using my own SMTP server to send email by any user mail id like some other mail APIs do e.g; Amazon SES, MailChimp. I am using Postfix as a mail server for my applications. I ...
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E-mail sent from mobile version of Zimbra is marked as Spam

yesterday I sent an e-mail from my company e-mail account to another company account, using Zimbra webclient on my smartphone. Unfortunately it was marked as SPAM, so I got task to find out why. Here ...
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exim queue notification if a domain is sending more than x number of emails

I am running Exim as an MTA. I have also implemented a Per hour Per domain email Limit. Still I see that my IP reputation goes bad if a spammer sends more than x amount of emails in 24 hours or so. I ...
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Does having the IP for a naked domain on a blacklist affect spam filtering if that IP isn't used for email?

Let's say I have a domain used to host a website, example.com. Email is handled exclusively via Office 365 with all the recommended settings. When I use MX Toolbox's blacklist search and search for ...
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b.barracudacentral.org how configure my firewall

I use a ZyXEL USG200 firewall and I have to put in it the b.barracudacentral.org URL to activate the check of incoming mail. I use an external ISP DNS server and an external hosted email service, both ...
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How do I stop spam sent to mailing list posters by a list subscriber?

I administer a few moderate traffic mailing lists. I'm starting to get reports from list members about spam being sent to them after they post to a list. I've been sent a couple of these spam messages ...
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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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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 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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How do I set up autoreply for some accounts on an anti-spam gateway?

We have an anti-spam gateway set up which forwards mail to our exchange 2003 server. This works fine, but now I need to add out of office replies. I'm trying to do so with gnarwl, but so far don't ...
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Spamassassin internal DNS resolution?

Short Version: Is it possible to configure spamassassin to perform its own recursive DNS lookups instead of using the server specified by the OS? Long Version: I've got a collection of dedicated ...
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Information to keep in a spam black/whitelist

Assuming that I want to black/whitelist specific messages as spam/not spam, what message/sender info should I collect in that blocklist? The address will be most likely faked so I assume the 2 ...