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I'm getting 500s while LIMIT / block http POST request w/ Apache(

I'm trying to use core - Apache HTTP Server's <LIMIT> Directive to limit spamers from doing POST's to my website(s): <Limit POST> Order deny,allow Include ...
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Why Gmail mark as spam emails from my postfix server?

I'm trying to send email from postfix to different providers: Hotmail OK, Yahoo Not tested, Italian Provider OK, GMAIL KO ! I have SPF and rDNS set correctly ... this is the header: Delivered-To: ...
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What is the benefit of using DKIM to sign Content Type?

DKIM has the ability to sign headers on a per-header basis. I looked at Google's headers, and they DKIM sign ContentType. What is the security benefit of signing ContentType?
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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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correct way to prevent SPF failures

I have a website on a hosted server whose mail users are using their ISPs SMTP to send mail. I have set their SPF record to look like this: v=spf1 mx a:comcast.net ip4:216.70.103.0/24 ...
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Sending multiple emails and not marked as spam using Domino

I would like to send mass emails to about 2,000 addresses. However, if I send them at once, then antivirus engines mark them as spam suspects Is there a functionality or feature that we can provide ...
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Recommendations needed on building an outbound relay spam filter

I've got a handful of Plesk machines of various versions and operating systems, each hosting mail as well as web sites. Anyone who has dealt with Plesk knows that it can be pain to keep locked down. ...
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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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View all spam for domain in mailcleaner

I have the community edition of MailCleaner. Is it possible to view all messages that were marked as spam from the admin website or cli? I see the /admin/managespamquarantine and ...
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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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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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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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Postfix server begins send spam immediately after starting

I've installed a postfix server on a debian os & also I've installed apache 2.0 with php on same machine Several days ago my server begun to send a lot of spam messages via postfix. I understood ...
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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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Prevent spam being forwarded by Postfix (while locally delivered to a Junk folder)

We have a pretty standard Postfix/Amavis setup where we use the Dovecot LDA to deliver mail locally. Amavis passed spam mail and we use Sieve to drop it in the Junk folder of the user. The problem is ...
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Whose DKIM signature to use, my own or Amazon SES'?

I have OpenDKIM properly set up to sign emails from my domain such that when sent through Amazon SES, Yahoo Mail shows dkim=pass. Given I got the infrastructure working, is there any benefit to ...
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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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php mail + postfix with multiple domains send from right domain?

i followed this tutorial to set up Postfix+Dovecot+postfixadmin on Ubuntu: http://www.exratione.com/2012/05/a-mailserver-on-ubuntu-1204-postfix-dovecot-mysql/ I want to send emails from multiple ...
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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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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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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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Spam - openrelays using our email addresses

Folks, I'm getting into trouble with spam filters on the internet. Our own email addresses are being used by spammers and replies are being sent back to us with notification about addition to ...
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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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Amavis log clean passed mails to mail.log

I use amavis on my Ubuntu host to scan emails for spam. Unfortunately amavis log all clean passed mails to the 'mail.err' and the 'mail.log'. How to prevent the 'mail.err' logging? mail.err example ...
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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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Information about the “dot attack” to email servers

I have an email server working for about 1 year. I usually look logs to see what crackers try and find possible security issues. I have received several times a strange attack that I do not ...
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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 ...
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OS X Server Mail Forwarding Spam

In Server.app 3, managing a Mavericks server install, under the Users tab, when I select a user, click the settings cog, then click Edit Mail Options. I have a user setup with Mail should be: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Server is being used to send spam email via sendmail

When I run sudo tail -f /var/log/mail.log I can see a number of 'live' entries appearing such as Jun 6 00:40:03 ks393391 sm-msp-queue[2641]: r55MV0l1001642: to=ledbpw@gmail.com, ctladdr=www-data ...
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Zentyal 3.0: Ubuntu 12.04 updated: gmail smtp sending spam

as of now I have stopped the zentyal mail service I only have one user setup as soon as I start it the service backup and run mailq from any system user it is full and keeps trying to send emails as ...
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Return-Path showing spam coming from my domain?

So I just logged into an old email address to see a ton of similar messages like the one below: To: "oliver@example.com" <oliver@example.com> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Mime-Version: 1.0 ...
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EXIM4 sent mail sometimes rejected, always put in spam. DKIM and SPF pass + reverse DNS

Recently I've been seeing some instances of Your access to this mail system has been rejected due to the sending MTA's poor reputation. in my maillog and have noticed that my emails have been getting ...
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UID 33 sending SPAM

Please help! On sunday I started receiving a lot of email bounces which I investigated right away and saw someone who hadn't logged in seemed to be using vbulletin's sendmessage.php to send SPAM as ...
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The email sent from my server are marked as spam

I have a dedicated server at OVH. For several days I've noticed I'm in a spam list (spamcannibal). The reason I said was for generic PTR. I've changed and I have commanded to remove from the list. ...
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Blocking or Tracking Spam Sender

I am running a Windows 2003 server with MailEnable 2.0 (I know it's old, but it's a production server and difficult to upgrade). The server only allows relaying from local IP addresses, but this is ...
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Securing Postfix on Plesk

I woke up this morning to find my server's IP blacklisted by Gmail and Hotmail and 2,500+ 419 scam mails in my queue. Server is Centos 6 running Plesk 10.4.4. I've googled for guides on securing ...
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My e-mail is recognized as spam Microsoft Exchange server

E-mail of one user in my organization is recognized as spam. I looked up few things and I realized that my SPF record is v=spf +all. Do I have to change my spf record to something else like v=spf mx? ...
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SpamAssassin custom rules

Is it possible to create a custom rule for spamassassin to stop spam based on the total number of recipients in the mail? Thanks