Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of clearing-spam-backscatter-from-mailq


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Oct 5, 2012, 11:49:33 AM (7 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    2727For this example lets call the user `spam-account`, with an email of `spam-account@example.com`.
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    29 = Disabling the culprit =
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    31 The members control panel allows you to disable account, which will prevent it from being used to relay mail without deleting any data and in a way that can easily be re0-enabled later.
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    33 After disabling the account in the control panel, restart saslauthd on the server to flush the cache and prevent the user account from being used to relay more mail:
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    35 {{{
    36 /etc/init.d/saslauthd restart
    37 }}}
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    3929= Figuring out where all the spam lives =
     
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    8272== Step 0: Disable the account ==
    83 Log into the control panel, and find  `spam-account@example.com` and disable it.
     73Log into the control panel, and find the spam-account user account and disable it. You must disable the user account to prevent more relaying from happening. Disabling the email address will not stop relaying from happening.
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     75After disabling the account in the control panel, restart saslauthd on the server to flush the cache and prevent the user account from being used to relay more mail:
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     77{{{
     78/etc/init.d/saslauthd restart
     79}}}
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    8582== Step 1: Stop postfix ==