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Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by sukrub, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. sukrub

    sukrub Member

    Oct 25, 2011
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    View Relayers report shows considerable amount of emails (all SPAM) send by user -remote-

    Under detailed report for -remote- , under Sender I see email addresses that are not setup in my server, however Recipients are valid users at the server

    Example: Oct 16, 2014 7:53:07 AM is the sender and not a valid user at the server is the recipients and is a valid user.

    In Exim logs i see this corresponding entry

    2014-10-16 07:53:19 1XemQZ-0001VE-MQ <= H=( []:42251 P=esmtp S=6088 T="Huge Discounts on New Cars In Your Area" for

    I would like to prevent / disable the ability send mail through the server as -remote-

    How can I achieve this? Are there any downsides to it?
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    The "-remote-" entry is just an indication that it's an email address from a remote server. I suggest enabling SpamAssassin and reviewing the following thread for information on how to help prevent SPAM:

    Additional Spam Prevention Options

    Also, the following document lists some additional options you can enable to help prevent SPAM:

    Exim - ACL Options

    Thank you.
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