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Old 16th December 2010, 10:34
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Unhappy stopping spam emails sent from ispconfig 2 server

Hey everybody,

I once again have a problem with spam mails that are sent from my ISPConfig2 server. I used the perfect setup to install ISPConfig 2 on a Debian server. Everything is working great, only problem that I have is that for some reason there are still spam mails being sent though my server. I have set up a log file for emails that are submitted though forms, also have rkhunter running and the websites that are hosted seem to all have captcha scripts running in their contact forms.

So today I got another abuse warning, is there a way of figuring out where this email has been submitted from so I can try to find the "hole" that is used?

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This is an email abuse report for an email message with the message-id of 20101215205719.39261.qmail@blablabla.de received from IP address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:57:18 -0500 (EST)
I'd be really thankful for some help so I won't get any more abuse reports. :-(


Thanks in advance,

Eddie
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Old 17th December 2010, 07:24
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something else that will maybe help to solve the problem, my server ins running many apache processes like crazy, if I don't restart apache then my server will go up to like 30 or more ... right now I have these load averages which are way to high already

load average: 4.01, 4.29, 4.67

This is what I did to see how many apache processes are running...

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blitz:/home/eddie# ps ax | grep apache
 2059 ?        S      0:01 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
 3174 ?        S      0:01 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
 4138 ?        S      0:01 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25330 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25332 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25333 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25335 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25336 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25361 ?        S      0:00 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
25885 pts/0    R+     0:00 grep apache
27687 ?        Ss     0:01 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
27692 ?        R    134:39 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
27712 ?        R    136:02 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
27949 ?        R    134:52 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
28373 ?        R    125:52 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
31214 ?        S      0:01 /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start
...maybe this helps to solve the problem. Thanks
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Did you try this? http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-log...tect-form-spam

Did you try to finetune Apache? http://www.howtoforge.com/configurin...um_performance
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