Little Request (was:RE: I need your help -FW: [SPAM ] BE PREPARED! 1194131)

From: QPe=F1a=2C_Botp=22?= (no email)
Date: Tue Oct 23 2001 - 20:14:07 EDT

Hello Team,

Thank you for all your help (special thanks to Peter Kiem for the very quick

I have small requests though.

1. I noticed that postfix does not check the right hand side of So
if you mistyped something like "permit_mynetworkss" (note the extra "s"),
you're toast. Also, it can also happen that the right hand side config is
correctly typed but the file referred by it does not exist yet. Any tips for
checking postfix confs?

2. How do I delete all mails queued? FAQ only mentioned per mail id. Any

3. Is it worth investigating who used us as relay? or is it really our

Thank you all.


ps: I reinstalled postfix. It was faster than finding the culprit. Does
anyone know of any site that checks for relay interactively? I had to wait
for ORDB for the result... It is the waiting that "kills"... :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: "Peņa, Botp" [mailto:]
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 12:51 PM
To: ''
Subject: I need your help -FW: [SPAM] BE PREPARED! 1194131

Hello Team:

I think I am in big trouble.
Can you pls test us if we are an open relay?

Thank you for your help.


ps: in the meantime, I have disabled the concerned host
btw, How can I delete queue contents? I want to clean up first before I
bring up the 202...

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