RE: SMTP queue problem (SPAM!!!) 2nd message

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 07:48:37 -0700

Well, you have McAfee SpamKiller, McAfee VirusScan, Nokia Firewall and ISA
in the loop. Lots of room for mistakes.

Let me check a couple things.

John Tolmachoff
eServices For You

> -----Original Message-----
> From: António Vasconcelos [mailto:antonio.vasconcelos@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 8:41 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] SMTP queue problem (SPAM!!!) 2nd message
> Hello.
> I wrote a while ago about an Exchange 2000 server problem with spam.
> I explained that it is open relay disabled, that the server has Mcafee
> SpamKiller installed and Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise v7.0 .
> Some of you told me (and I want to thank you all again for your answers)
> that it could be internal virus problem, AD password problems, etc.
> All of the internal computer have AV software installed (up to date), same
> with the servers. The AD password policy was changed some weeks ago (they
> are now strong passwords). And I have done all the tests (that i know)
> about open relay in exchange server.
> The problem is that the SMTP queue list doesn't stop to grow, and this
> weekend our domain as been listed in a ORL. The causes for the blacklist
> were to e-mails that my server sent to unautherized domains (not from, and
> to, our domain). Now I ask, how can it be possible? Is there anything that
> is missing me?? Please help me... I'm losing my hope that one day I will
> solve this problem. The network is secured by a Nokia firewall, E-Trust
> software and an ISA Server. Could it be something in the ISA Server?
> Thank you all.
> Best regards,
> António Vasconcelos.
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