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IredMail SpamHaus

Posted January 19, 2018 1.8k views
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I setup a droplet and installed iredmail on a ubuntu 16.4 OS. Within hours of setting up the mail server and sending a couple of emails to a hotmail account and a work account, the IP of the box has been blacklisted on spamhaus.

I dont know much, but mail-test says the email look fine, however I am noticing that my external IP is not showing up in the headers but localhost 127.0.0.1 is.

I used the following page to configure this: https://www.linuxbabe.com/mail-server/ubuntu-16-04-iredmail-server-installation

mail header below.

Thanks

Return-Path: xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space
Delivered-To: xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space
Received: from server.vastoblivion.space (vastoblivion.space [127.0.0.1])
by server.vastoblivion.space (Postfix) with ESMTP id 37EA5407C5
for xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space; Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:12:04 +0000 (UTC)
Authentication-Results: server.vastoblivion.space (amavisd-new);
dkim=pass (1024-bit key) reason=“pass (just generated, assumed good)”
header.d=vastoblivion.space
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/simple; d=
vastoblivion.space; h=to:subject:subject:message-id:from:from
:x-mailer:content-type:content-type:date:date:mime-version; s=
dkim; t=1516389123; x=1517253124; bh=a8SwvZpv/TdA9D576K1p7ex7hzg
8MPlMTKpV1YeceQ8=; b=qJ18f1FMHSWocaTwAKX6I5WeYKSB02pMd+pEME8bera
kQaoL3y/S7n09kG1t04qeXrzIEKd7+qlS4Kv1Dgwy9huzhl6EOIYZ62woZLmb/HG
zZGxL22cAAKunKhd3f7HrCo3+f/ZWfOQFDR9TDy81KmzGre4bs2yYLperrAe9fSY
=
X-Virus-Scanned: Debian amavisd-new at server.vastoblivion.space
Received: from server.vastoblivion.space ([127.0.0.1])
by server.vastoblivion.space (server.vastoblivion.space [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10026)
with ESMTP id wC7ldGTcpwa for xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space;
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:12:03 +0000 (UTC)
Received: from server.vastoblivion.space (server.vastoblivion.space [159.89.179.211])
by server.vastoblivion.space (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id BFE6C40724
for xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space; Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:12:03 +0000 (UTC)
Mime-Version: 1.0
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:12:03 +0000
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
boundary=“–=
RainLoop179805989689.1516389123”
X-Mailer: RainLoop/1.11.3
From: xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space
Message-ID: 399475369a0a2a6b93038e480d03a2bd@vastoblivion.space
Subject: testing emails
To: xxxxxx@vastoblivion.space

—-=RainLoop179_805989689.1516389123
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=“utf-8”
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

im writing in regards of testing emails.=0A=0Athanks,=0A=0Aemail sender.

—-=RainLoop179_805989689.1516389123
Content-Type: text/html; charset=“utf-8”
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

<!DOCTYPE html><html><head><meta http-equiv=3D"Content-Type" content=3D"t=
ext/html; charset=3Dutf-8" /></head><body><div data-html-editor-font-wrap=
per=3D"true" style=3D"font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;“> =
<br>im writing in regards of testing emails.<br><br>thanks,<br><br>email =
sender.<signature></signature> </div></body></html>

—-=RainLoop179_805989689.1516389123–

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