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

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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.
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by:serialband
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Can't you just Firewall off the remote IP of the problem mailserver?
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by:neldd
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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?.
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by:Mark Pavlak
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Have you tried freezing the que?
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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).

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by:neldd
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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
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Let us know how it goes.
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EMAIL IS COMINT THROUGH FINE WITH ANTIGEN OFF. WE WILL UNISTALL IT AND REINSTALL THANKS GUYS
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