Losing My IP

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri May 29 15:47:55 IST 2009

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turn into a stable release on Monday morning, and I don't intend to 
change the code between now and then unless there's either something 
very minor or very urgent.


On 29/05/2009 14:33, Ed Bruce wrote:
> We've been rapidly virtualizing many severs, all Windows based. 
> Finally decided its time to virtualize a Linux server so we chose our 
> email gateways. Not a lot of load or disk activity. Ran the VMWare p2v 
> client and we were good to go or at least I thought so. With all the 
> image spam we've been hit with I installed Sanesecurity, which has 
> greatly helped reduce it, but is getting a few false positives. As 
> best I can tell any rules that reference IP address, say 
> don't get applied because it appears that MailScanner is seeing all 
> email as coming from
> Any ideas what I need to fix to get back my IP.
> May 29 09:08:48 mail4 postfix/smtpd[14688]: 722F085EC5: 
> client=mail1.hpmich.com[**]
> May 29 09:09:24 mail4 postfix/cleanup[15443]: 722F085EC5: hold: header 
> Received: from mail1.hpmich.com (mail1.hpmich.com [])??by 
> mail4.hpmich.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 722F085EC5??for 
> <ebruce at hpmich.com>; Fri, 29 May 2009 09:08:38 -0400 (EDT) from 
> mail1.hpmich.com[]; from=<ebruce at hpmich.com> 
> to=<ebruce at hpmich.com> proto=ESMTP helo=<mail1.hpmich.com>
> May 29 09:09:24 mail4 postfix/cleanup[15443]: 722F085EC5: 
> message-id=<20090529130848.722F085EC5 at mail4.hpmich.com>
> May 29 09:09:24 mail4 MailScanner[13338]: Saved archive copies of 
> 722F085EC5.AF247
> May 29 09:09:25 mail4 MailScanner[13338]: Message 722F085EC5.AF247 
> from ** (ebruce at hpmich.com) to hpmich.com is not spam, 
> SpamAssassin (not cached, score=1.836, required 5.3, AWL -0.81, 
> BAYES_50 2.65)
> May 29 09:09:29 mail4 MailScanner[13338]: Requeue: 722F085EC5.AF247 to 
> DFE4F85EC6
> May 29 09:09:29 mail4 MailScanner[13338]: Logging message 
> 722F085EC5.AF247 to SQL
> May 29 09:09:29 mail4 MailScanner[13341]: 722F085EC5.AF247: Logged to 
> MailWatch SQL
> May 29 09:09:29 mail4 postfix/smtp[16039]: DFE4F85EC6: 
> to=<ebruce at hpmich.com>, relay=x.x.x[x.x.x.x]:25, delay=51, 
> delays=51/0/0/0.01, dsn=2.6.0, status=sent (250 2.6.0 
> <20090529130848.722F085EC5 at mail4.hpmich.com> Queued mail for delivery)


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