RE: BadMail Directory

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 00:32:18 -0700

It sounds like you are relaying, either because of bad configuration or
passwords have been compromised.

John T
eServices For You

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee [mailto:swanson@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 9:48 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] BadMail Directory
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> I'm at my wits' end here and not sure what to do....
> 
> Have an Exchange 2000 install w/ SP3 and security rollup installed. I
> believe relay is configured per MS instructions.
> 
> What's happening is the badmail directory is filling up w/ a few thousand
> entries everyday. It appears that someone is sending spam to every name in
> the dictionary attached to @mycompany.com. When I look in the ESM, it
shows
> a couple dozen queues in the SMTP Protocol from domains that are basically
> "junk." Tried putting these to be filtered out, but they keep coming back
w/
> other domain names.
> 
> Is there anyway of keeping this stuff out or is it something I need to
live
> w/ since this users are not getting this mail.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Lee Ann
> Lake Norden, SD
> 
> 
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