• Subject: Re: Spam relaying problem NOT fixed
  • From: "Shane D. Rowe at HICI" <srowe@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 14:14:09 -0500

Thanks for replying.  This is exactly what we did this past Thursday.  It
appeared to work great, however some emails were being bounced back to the
sender with a message like:  "Server Error: 554; SMTP message rejected for
policy reasons."  Not all messages were rejected, only some.  This is why
I'm so confused as to what to put in the "Allow / Deny" fields.  I don't
understand why some messages would be allowed and others be rejected.

Thanks for taking the time to respond,
Shane D. Rowe
Systems Specialist
Haulers Insurance Company, Inc.

----- Original Message -----
From: <dslessman@nationalelectrical.com>
To: <DOMINO400@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: Spam relaying problem NOT fixed


>
> Shane,
>
> Though I hate to admit it, we were also the victim of spam relay.  I wish
I
> could place full blame on the Business Partner that set up our Domino
> Server, but I should educated myself better in what was going on.
>
> We placed IP addresses in our:
>
> Allow messages only from the following external internet hosts to be sent
> to external internet domains:
>
> section on the SMTP inbound controls.  We listed our internal IP addresses
> and those of our wide area network.  The biggest pain for us was a sister
> company that does not have a true e-mail server was relaying mail through
> us.  Once we made this change, their e-mail broke (they do not have a
> static IP address so we could not place them in this list).
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Dwight Slessman

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