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how to source smtp authentication failure

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by keat63, Apr 17, 2015.

  1. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

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    I have a user who is being firewalled out from home due to smtp authentication failure.
    However, being a manager, she has access to about 10 different business mailboxes.
    I've looked through various logs and can see her IP being denied, but i'm unable to find which account is causing this.
    Any ideas which log i need to look through to find which account is causing the smtp auth failure ?
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello,

    You can review /var/log/maillog to see if there are any POP3 or IMAP authentication failures from the IP address. Or, you could review /var/log/exim_mainlog for SMTP failures. EX:

    Code:
    exigrep "Customer-IP-Address" /var/log/exim_mainlog
    Thank you.
     
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