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    SMTP RELAY bouncing on some accounts on my VPS

    Mail have been bouncing on some accounts on my VPS. I ran a check today and it happens that since 12th of this month, smtp relays have spiked to 5000 max everyday until today. How is this possible? 

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    JesseW
    Community Manager

    Hi @prunedge. Welcome to GoDaddy Community! 

     

    My guess would be that the content you're hosting on your server was compromised somehow and is sending emails without your knowledge. Since you have access to the server, you should be able to enable logging of some sort to determine what is sending the mail. However, I'm not sure how you would do this. Perhaps others in the community can offer suggestions. 

     

    JesseW - GoDaddy | Community Manager | 24/7 support available at x.co/247support | Remember to choose a solution and give likes.