RE: sendmail SPAM

From: Grischa Schuering (schuering@inity.de)
Date: Mon Jan 10 2000 - 02:55:01 EST


We installed sendmail-8.9.3-42.

The actual problem is, that not a fake domain account is used, but a account
that exists on all unix servers: root@www.mydomain.com.

Since I don't want to block all email adresses that are not known, what can
I do ?

greetings,

g.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kendall Lister [mailto:kendall@charon.net.au]
> Sent: Sunday, January 09, 2000 11:41 PM
> To: Linux Networking Mailing List
> Subject: Re: sendmail SPAM
>
>
> On Sun, 9 Jan 2000, Grischa Schuering wrote:
>
> > Now the person, that is using my server for spam mail, uses
> an email account
> > that exists almost on all unix systems,
> root@www.mydomain.com. ANd my server
> > relays that mail, because the user root exists on the server.
>
> Which version of Sendmail are you using? It should not be
> forwarding mail
> with a fake domain.
>
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> Kendall Lister, Systems Operator for Charon I.S. -
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