234935Re: Problems with messages originating from and/or being relayed through my system
- Mar 1, 2008When I posted the original message I had assumed that there was some command
I was missing that would tell postfix not to relay messages. After reading
the replies I received I quickly concluded that this was not the case, but
that I likely had created a loophole through a misconfiguration error, so I
redid the configuration file from scratch. That has fixed the problem,
although I don't know for sure what was wrong with the old file that allowed
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Marcus" <CMarcus@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:25 AM
Subject: Re: Problems with messages originating from and/or being relayed
through my system
> On 2/28/2008, Glen Edwards (gle@...) wrote:
>> it's going non-stop from people sending email from addresses not on my
>> system to addresses not on my system.
> You are an open relay. This is bad, bad, bad.
> Post output of postconf -n... and hurry. If it were me, I'd pull the
> network cable on that machine until you fixed this.
> Best regards,
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