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  1. #1
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    does it mean my server be used for relay/spam ?

    Hi,

    i get such mail title

    lfd on myserver.com: RELAY Alert for 206.*.*.* (US/United States/-)


    and messages with

    Time: Mon Sep 21 02:44:04 2013 +0300
    Type: RELAY, Remote IP - 206.*.*.* (US/United States/-)
    Count: 101 emails relayed
    Blocked: No

    Sample of the first 10 emails:


    my server is cloudlinux/cpanel/csf,

    does it mean my server be used for relay/spam ?

    if yes,how can i disable it ?


    thanx

  2. #2
    Is there anyway you can show us the full headers of these emails in question? You can sanitize any private info of course.

    It could be a compromised web script on your server or it could simply be a remote server spamming with your domain or email credentials and you might be receiving the boucebacks from it.

    Usually a cpanel box has better security than allowing open relay for everyone unless you've gone in there and specifically allowed it.

  3. #3
    Yes, there is a possibility of the outgoing emails (may be spam or may not be). Check your exim mail queue and generate mail statistics for your server to find the high usage account.

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