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Old 07-09-2007, 01:23 AM   #1
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Secondary MX


Hi

I am running sendmail on RHEL 3.0 for my machine . I have made a secondary MX for my server which also runs on RHEL 3.0. Now I see i recieve huge number of junk mail being relayed from the secondary MX.

This mail are not comming directly to my mail server but the being routed through the secondary MX along with my useful mail.

How can I stop this junk mails being routed through the secondary MX


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Old 07-09-2007, 02:20 AM   #2
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stop it being used as an open relay... totally depends what the machine is, but this site http://www.abuse.net/relay.html is great to tell you what it thinks your machine can and can't do to give you things to look at.
 
Old 07-09-2007, 03:24 AM   #3
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I have tried it and it says

Relay test result
All tests performed, no relays accepted.
 
Old 07-09-2007, 03:54 AM   #4
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hm, ok well what is the mail that you don't want? if someone is sending valid email to a valid user, that's not an SMTP's job to stop it...
 
  


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