Solved

email sent to us every second basically shutting down our exchange server 2003

Posted on 2006-11-28
7
142 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
we have windows sbs 2003 with exchange server 2003 set up in our shop. we are getting hammered by some one in  japan with a email every second is what the log shows. how do i stop this from happening. we are virtually unable to send or receive our normal email. some email got to us today from a week ago.
0
Comment
Question by:neldd
7 Comments
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:serialband
ID: 18032891
Can't you just Firewall off the remote IP of the problem mailserver?
0
 

Author Comment

by:neldd
ID: 18037625
we have tryed that. email still not coming through got one from sunday today. in exchange we have 48000+ messages awating directory lookup. we installed antigen on this server also could teh problem be with it?.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Mark Pavlak
ID: 18037922
Have you tried freezing the que?
0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
AdamRobinson earned 500 total points
ID: 18039451
Go into the queues, freeze the ones unrelated to your domain.  Block the person from Japan, if it's a single IP (which you seem to be saying).  If you blocked their ability to send to your Exchange Server, you wouldn't still be receiving e-mail (if it's from the same IP address).

0
 

Author Comment

by:neldd
ID: 18069987
that seemed to fix problem. there seems to be many smtp servers listed like yahoo and hotmail. i frozze them and turned off antigen. I will try to reload antigen
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:AdamRobinson
ID: 18070187
Let us know how it goes.
0
 

Author Comment

by:neldd
ID: 18080807
EMAIL IS COMINT THROUGH FINE WITH ANTIGEN OFF. WE WILL UNISTALL IT AND REINSTALL THANKS GUYS
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This is a guide to the following problem (not exclusive but here) on Windows: Users need our support and we supporters often use global administrative accounts to do this. Using these accounts safely is a real challenge. Any admin who takes se…
Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now