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keep receiving email from sysadmin

Post by associates » 2010-06-25 06:38

Hi,

I have been receiving emails with the subject "System Log Messages" for the last two days. The same emails arrive in my inbox approx. every 10 minutes.

Here is the details of the email
Return-Path: associates@company.com.au
Received: from mail-21-ewr.dyndns.com ([127.0.0.1]) by www.company.com.au ; Fri, 25 Jun
2010 14:24:06 +1000
Message-ID: <B89BAA41-12AF-41E2-9E6F-63E040E60734@www.company.com.au>
Received: from mail-21-ewr.dyndns.com ([216.146.33.53] helo=mail-21-ewr.dyndns.com) by
ASSP.nospam; 25 Jun 2010 14:24:05 +1000
X-Mail-Handler: MailHop by DynDNS
X-Originating-IP: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
Received: from company.com.au (dsl-55-60-6-163.vic.westnet.com.au [55.60.6.163]) by
mail-21-ewr.dyndns.com (Postfix) with SMTP id 3ED2E2CAFE for
<associates@company.com.au>; Fri, 25 Jun 2010 04:24:00 +0000 (UTC)
FROM: <logger@sysadmin>
TO: <associates@company.com.au>
Subject: System Log Messages
Content-Type: text/html;
X-Assp-Spam-Prob: 0.02702
X-Assp-Envelope-From: associates@company.com.au

<div>No new message !

I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me work around this issue.

The PC runs on XP Pro, hMailServer 5.3 Build 1617, Apache2, MySQL5, PHP5.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance

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Re: keep receiving email from sysadmin

Post by Bill48105 » 2010-06-25 06:48

Assuming you don't want/expect those emails you can add IP range for the sending IP with higher priority than internet & uncheck the 'allow connections' boxes.. Other options as well but that should be pretty quick & simple yet effective assuming the remote IP isn't one you want to get email from anyway. :D You could also create a rule to detect & delete/move the messages..

Any idea what the source of those emails is? I assume you don't use dyndns service & they are meant to be useful to you? Hard to believe they are spam as they don't appear to be selling anything or delivering malware etc.. Makes me wonder what the intent is & maybe it's some legit monitoring service gone awry.
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Re: keep receiving email from sysadmin

Post by mattg » 2010-06-25 07:40

I'd guess that if you block the connect from dyndns that you will get no mail... :wink:
I suspect that your MX records include the dyndns server.

Perhaps this is an automated log message on a scheduled task that is going wrong...
This is where it originated - Received: from company.com.au (dsl-55-60-6-163.vic.westnet.com.au [55.60.6.163])

If you don't know what the mail is contact Westnet in Victoria I reckon
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