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Forums sending bulk amount of emails

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by rootuser, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. rootuser

    rootuser Well-Known Member

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    Helloo , in one of my server nearly 10 phpbb forums are running,per hour they are sending bulk amount of mails to their user's using local smtp server, most of these email adress are not valid.Every time exim is taking lot of resources,is it possible to disable it(Because this is enabled my forum admin's through their forum control panel.Thanks in advance
     
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    Hello,

    Did you enable suexec on your server?. If yes check the suexec log. If not disable the email send as nobody option in tweak setting. It will help you to sort out this issue. Let me know the status ;)
     
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    rootuser Well-Known Member

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    Thanks bijo for this reply .Suexec is already enabled
     
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    Hello,

    Did you check the suexec log?. If it is a mailscript you can find out the id from checking the
    suexec log
     
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    rootuser Well-Known Member

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    It is sending from phpbb admin control panel option Mass email .In all phpbb forums adminz having one option called send mass email to forum user's using local smtp serever.IS it possible to stop this
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    Close those accounts now. The forums are not patched. It's the only way.
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    This will show them to you.

    /root/phpbbver.pl

    This will lock the forums images dir.

    /root/phpbbver.pl -d


    (Thanks again chirpy)
     
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    rootuser Well-Known Member

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    but what is this /root/phpbbver.pl
     
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    Thanks chirpy !!
     
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