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How to prevent the user 'cpanel' from sending mail

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by tteague05, Jul 17, 2006.

  1. tteague05

    tteague05 Guest

    Does anyone know how to prevent the user 'cpanel' from sending email/spam? Will taking the cpanel entry out of the mail group accomplish this?

    Any suggestions would be helpful

    -Travvis
     
  2. nickp666

    nickp666 Well-Known Member

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    is there any specific reason you want to do this? notifications for bandwidth and disk space come from the cpanel user, as does any mail from antirelayd authenticated users
     
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  3. tteague05

    tteague05 Guest

    I have noticed alot of anonymous spam being sent from the 'cpanel' account. I was just curious if disabling this account would be helpful or not. I guess I will just enable the x-source headers and deal with in that manner.

    Thanks

    -Travvis
     
  4. Bruce

    Bruce Well-Known Member

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    In WHM, Exim Configuration Editor, Switch to Advanced Mode:

    Insert this in the first/top window >> log_selector=+all

    Login in as root >> tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog
     
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