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user nobody send out mail always

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by surapong, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. surapong

    surapong Member

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    Dear Sir,

    I 'm confronting the problem that user nobody 's send out a large number of emails to the outside always. By looking the source of the emails, i have actived the Tweak Settings->Mail->Prevent the user "nobody" from sending out mail to remote addresses(actived now) and as i understand this feature also stops sending out these email to outside world, but they are forwarded to administrator's email listed. If i want to stop sending these email permanently , how could i configre the server?

    Please anyone suggest me such a way:eek:

    Best Regards,
    Surapong
     
  2. thewebhosting

    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    You can remove your email address from the Server Contacts --> Change system mail Preferences and remove your admin email address from nobody's mail section and click on change button.

    Once you remove the mail from nobody's mail section you will not receive the mail.
     
  3. surapong

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    Many thanks for the suggestion.

    For my understand, after removing the contact email from the server contact list, the nobody's emails still be processed to sending emails out internally, but without forwarded to the contact email because of removing. However, advantage of the server contact email is that we can know server status and some activity of the server at runing time. So, if we remove the contact email we will unknow what happen on our server exampled from this case.

    Please correct me if i misunderstand on the Cpanel System. Are there another features provided from Cpanel & WHM system to eliminate these nobody' email with out removing the server contact email ?

    Best Regards,
     
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    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    On my own server, I enable SuExec and SuPHP so that scripts should no longer be running as user nobody. Instead, these scripts run as the actual cPanel user.
     
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