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Old 12-22-2005, 12:37 PM   #1
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mod_proxy and email connections?

Can someone point me in the right direction to answer some questions about my Fedora Core 4 server with Apache and Postfix. I have seen a big spike in my catch-all mailbox of rejected emails, apparently sent by some spanner pretending to be a mail server on my domain.

Additionally, I have seen attempts to connect to mod_proxy (which I have not enabled and understand is disabled by default in Apache 2.0). Specificially, my logs show:
Connection attempts using mod_proxy: -> 1 Time(s)

and this notation:
Unrecognized warning:[] sent non-SMTP command:
POST / HTTP/1.0 : 1 Time

The email that bounces has an attachment about discount software and its headers look like the following:
Return-Path: <>
Delivered-To: my_address@fill_in_my_domain_here
Received: from ( [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id 4A7411280EA
for <>; Wed, 21 Dec 2005 16:40:12 -0500 (EST)
Received: from localhost (localhost)
by id jBLLemJb010459;
Wed, 21 Dec 2005 15:40:48 -0600 (CST)
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 15:40:48 -0600 (CST)
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <>
Message-Id: <>
To: <>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/report; report-type=delivery-status;
Subject: Returned mail: see transcript for details
Auto-Submitted: auto-generated (failure)
Status: RO
X-UID: 50261
Content-Length: 24108

Last edited by rioguia; 12-22-2005 at 12:40 PM.


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