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Old 11-25-2012, 12:21 PM   #1
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Does anyone know anything about these strange addresses?

I have several IP addresses which are persistently connecting to my mail server, but apparently not sending anything. - - -

In spite of the Italian names, the IP's are in Germany.

I get very worried when strange IP's connect to my mail server for no apparent reason. I get this :-
10:28:40 415 DMN: MSG 4730 Accepted connection: [] (
10:28:40 415 DMN: MSG 4730 SMTP session ended: [] (

The IP's change - today I had all three 7 times in total.

Anyone have any ideas, or should I just kill them on the Firewall?
Old 11-26-2012, 07:28 AM   #2
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Probably some bot trying to send spam using your SMTP server. If that's true, you probably should kill 'em on firewall or configure your SMTP server for refuse unauthorized connections.
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