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soskamoka 20th October 2009 17:19

How to stop "Considered UNSOLICITED BULK EMAIL, apparently from you" notice
Hi All!

I've made my first "perfect server - without ISPConfig" :) with the help of the tutorials can be find at How To Forge. So I am very new at server configuration.
My mail server built up with postfix, amavisd-new, SpamAssassin, ClamAV + MySQL, and running on Debian Lenny.

Everything works fine but I always get "Considered UNSOLICITED BULK EMAIL, apparently from you" message in my outlook:

A message from <> to:

was considered unsolicited bulk e-mail (UBE).


It seems like somebody send me an e-mail in my name.

Please help...


falko 21st October 2009 14:47

Do you use ISPConfig 2 or 3?
Did you check if your server's blacklisted?

soskamoka 21st October 2009 15:08

Hi falko!
I do not use ISPConfig. When I installed the server I skipped ISPConfig...
Yes I have checked if the server is blacklisted,more times before and now but it isn't.

falko 22nd October 2009 17:37

What's in your Do you use SMTP-AUTH in your email client?

soskamoka 23rd October 2009 14:03


# Debian specific: Specifying a file name will cause the first
# line of that file to be used as the name. The Debian default
# is /etc/mailname.
#myorigin = /etc/mailname

smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Debian/GNU)
biff = no

# appending .domain is the MUA's job.
append_dot_mydomain = no

# Uncomment the next line to generate "delayed mail" warnings
#delay_warning_time = 4h

readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix

# TLS parameters
smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.cert
smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/postfix/smtpd.key
smtpd_use_tls = yes
smtpd_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtpd_scache
smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtp_scache

# See /usr/share/doc/postfix/TLS_README.gz in the postfix-doc package for
# information on enabling SSL in the smtp client.

myhostname =
alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases
alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases
myorigin = /etc/mailname
# mydestination =, localhost, localhost.localdomain
mydomain =
# mydestination = $myhostname, $mydomain, localhost.$mydomain, localhost
mydestination = $myhostname, localhost.$mydomain, localhost
relayhost =

mynetworks =,
mailbox_command = procmail -a "$EXTENSION"
mailbox_size_limit = 0
recipient_delimiter = +
inet_interfaces = all
html_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix/html

virtual_mailbox_base = /home/vmail/
virtual_uid_maps = static:5000
virtual_gid_maps = static:5000
# virtual_mailbox_extended = yes
virtual_create_maildirsize = yes
virtual_maildir_extended = yes
virtual_transport_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_alias_domains =
virtual_alias_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_mailbox_domains = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_mailbox_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
message_size_limit = 30720000
smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
smtpd_helo_required = yes
smtpd_sasl_authenticated_header = yes
smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, reject_unauth_destination
smtpd_sender_restrictions = reject_unknown_sender_domain, reject_non_fqdn_sender
smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous
virtual_mailbox_limit_maps = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/
virtual_mailbox_limit_override = yes
virtual_maildir_limit_message = "The user you are trying to reach is over quota."
virtual_overquota_bounce = yes
# virtual_mailbox_limit = 51200000
proxy_read_maps = $local_recipient_maps $mydestination $virtual_alias_maps $virtual_alias_domains $virtual_mailbox_maps $virtual_mailbox_domains $relay_recipient_maps $relay_domains $canonical_maps $sender_canonical_maps $recipient_canonical_maps $relocated_maps $transport_maps $mynetworks $virtual_mailbox_limit_maps
content_filter = amavis:[]:10024
receive_override_options = no_address_mappings

2. Yes, I use SMTP-AUTH, the same as POP3.

rhlie 11th November 2009 10:26

Similar problem
Hi ,

I have the exact same problem. How did you fix it?


soskamoka 17th November 2009 13:16

How to stop "Considered UNSOLICITED BULK EMAIL, apparently from you" notice

Actually, I just believed that, I solved, because few days ago, I got a "so called" mail.

So I am working on it again.... ;)!

Benaiter 3rd August 2010 15:47

Same problem in Webmail
Here we use ISPConfig 3 + CentOS and this UBE problem appears only in Webmail, when we send inter-domain messages. In Outlook and Thunderbird, no problem.

Anyone have the same problem?



falko 4th August 2010 17:22

What's the value of mydomain in your amavisd configuration?

Benaiter 4th August 2010 18:49

The name of the server:

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