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From crys...@unict.it
Subject Re: Open relay
Date Fri, 04 Jun 2004 08:41:32 GMT
A Spammer looking for a tpc port 25 open and then start a flood of spam whit
that server.... this normaly occuors with james.....
Of course the spam isn't relayed.... but james process it.
There is nothing to do.

Scrive Stephen Gaines <viper_wolf@hotmail.com>:

> By default, james accepts only email form the local host using the
> RemoteAddrNotInNetwork=127.0.0.1 matcher.  Your ISP may be expecting your
> server to completly reject mail if the user does not authenticat, which can
> be done as follows.
>
> In your configuration, comment out the RemoteAddrNotInNetwork=127.0.0.1
> matcher by surounding it with <!-- and -->
>
>          <!--
>          <mailet match="RemoteAddrNotInNetwork=127.0.0.1"
> class="ToProcessor">
>             <processor>spam</processor>
>          </mailet>
>          -->
>
> Then turn on SMTP authentication, the default configuration should have it
> in, but commented out, so remove the <!-- -->.
>
>    <smtpserver enabled="true">
>       ...
>          <authRequired>true</authRequired>
>       ...
>    </smtpserver>
>
> No one will be able to send email through your server without authenticating
> first.  If they try without authentication, the SMTP server will reject the
> mail without any processing, there by letting the ISP test engine know from
> the start mail wont be relayed.
>
> >From: bill <bill@parducci.net>
> >Reply-To: "James Users List" <server-user@james.apache.org>
> >To: James Users List <server-user@james.apache.org>
> >Subject: Re: Open relay
> >Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 16:02:25 -0700
> >
> >last i checked, james was not configured as an open relay by default. ask
> >your isp to show you the e-mail that they successfully relayed through
> >it--me thinks they are confusing *accepting* a message with *relaying* a
> >message--james accepts everything, but only passes on what makes it through
> >the mailet gauntlet.
> >
> >b
> >
> >Rupert Young wrote:
> >
> >>My ISP won't unblock port 25 for SMTP because they say my amil server,
> >>James 2.1.3, is an open relay.  How do I re-configure James to not be
> >>open relay?
> >>
> >>Any help appreciated.
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>Rupert Young
> >
> >
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