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dovecot_plain authenticator failed

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by attroll, Jan 28, 2019.

  1. attroll

    attroll Member

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    I am getting a lot of these errors in my exim_rejectlog.
    I don't know anything about this. Can someone explain this and how I could fix this or at least send me in the right direction.

    2019-01-28 05:30:01 dovecot_plain authenticator failed for (127.0.0.1) [37.237.180.205]:44986: 535 Incorrect authentication data (set_id=attroll@****.com)
    2019-01-28 05:30:07 dovecot_login authenticator failed for (127.0.0.1) [37.237.180.205]:44986: 535 Incorrect authentication data (set_id=AB\023)
     
  2. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

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    Looks to me like somebody or something is trying to log in to the email account attroll@xxx.com and AB\023 (which probably doesn't exist)
    Maybe a smtp connection trying to send emails.
    The I.P 37.xxx.xxx.xxx appears to be Iraq.

    Do you have CSF firewall installed ?
     
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