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spam - acting as a relay
  • From: Delia Wakelin <d.wakelin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 08:11:34 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <4afdc1151dd.wakelin@xxxxxxxxx>

I have recently been informed that my machine is relaying spam.Need some help to identify the problem.
I have had sendmail switched off on a suse 7.3 machine.

here is the gist of the problem - my machine

It seems they are using wwwrun - does that mean it is via php?
Where and how should I block this

*******************************************************Since your system
relays/originates SPAM, we are
blocking all mail from it. (wwwrun@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [])
When appropriate measures are implemented please
inform postmaster@xxxxxxxxxx and the block
will be removed.
Return-Path: <424848@xxxxxxxxx>
Received: from (wwwrun@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [])
by UOttawa.CA (8.9.1/8.9.1) with SMTP id NAA192930
for Tue, 22 Jan 2002 13:13:31 -0500
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 13:13:31 -0500
From: 424848@xxxxxxxxx
Reply-To: <424848@xxxxxxxxx>
Message-ID: <002a84a53bee$8847c4d2$7dc15ac6@mhrsyg>
To: Smart.Investors
Subject: What's next for the stock market?
MiME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
X-Priority: 3 (Normal)
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.00.2919.6700

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