Question about "daily run output"
Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
kdk at daleco.biz
Thu Dec 18 07:48:54 PST 2003
samy lancher wrote:
>I have freeBSD 4.5 server. I check "daily run output" sent by server everyday. I notice some change in the output from past few days.
>In "Checking for rejected mail hosts:" I see following output:
> 14 miltnews.com
> 1 ohhello.com
> 1 OUTGOING25.myaccountemail.com
> 1 OUTGOING121.asapemailaccount.com
>This output changes everyday but there is always some thing or the other in this section. Till last week this section used be empty; but i starting getting these kind of messages from past few days. Is it some thing i need to worry about?,.
>thanks in advance,
You have logs of mail server activity in
/var/log/maillog. Quite often (though
*perhaps* not always) a look at the logs
will tell you why the mail was rejected.
Most likely, spammers with no reverse
DNS are being rejected, which is a default
Sendmail setting AFAIK.
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