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Old 05-31-2004, 09:05 AM   #1
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Mail IP address


Any email should be send from mail server. Therefore the email server should have IP address. When I receive email, is it possible to figure out from what IP address the email was sent?

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Old 05-31-2004, 09:44 AM   #2
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I'm afraid you can't figure out exactly the machine's IP that sent you an e-mail. The most you'll be able to know is the ISP sender's IP (that is after the @).

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Old 05-31-2004, 10:00 AM   #3
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I receive email spam from one person all the time. He doesn't use ISP sender. I think he uses fake address.
 
Old 05-31-2004, 10:12 AM   #4
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you can find what smtp server has connected to the next if you are running your own mail server locally, but these details are not stored within emails themselves.
 
Old 05-31-2004, 02:21 PM   #5
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you can find what smtp server has connected to the next if you are running your own mail server locally, but these details are not stored within emails themselves.
Well spammers often use open relays so smtp adress wont be very usefull...
 
Old 05-31-2004, 03:43 PM   #6
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www.spamcop.com --They ask you to sign up, then when you get spam, send them and email (they give you an email address) with the headers pasted in.

It really works!


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