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mail server IP address listed on spam register

We have a single exchnage 2003 server running in our organisation. We have had problems with e-mail not getting through to us.

When we check out our DNS status, we noticed that we are listed on the spam mail register.
Link as follows :-

http://www.dnsstuff.com/tools/ip4r.ch?ip=195.147.204.138 

Could anyone advise what we should do? (without being rude please!)

Regards, Nigel.
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redseatechnologiesCommented:
I can see that you have requested to be delisted, but that isnt going to last long.

Either you are an open relay, someone has cracked one of your accounts, or you have a single IP address and a computer on the network has a virus.

Check the queues in exchange to see if there is a lot that is waiting to go out (ESM, Your Server, Queues), if there is, then it is one of the first two options.  If there isn't, then check your firewall or router to see who is generating traffic on port 25.

-red

Additionally, my email address is in my profile if you want me to put my Zone Advisor hat on and we can talk about who was rude to you... just keep the technical stuff here in the thread.
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SembeeCommented:
Being listed on a blacklist wouldn't stop email being delivered to you. It would cause problems for your email being delivered to others though.

Simon.
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
Thanks sembee for spotting my deliberate mistake!

It is in fact as you say, mail is not being received by our contacts.

Any suggestions what we can do?

Regards, Nigel.
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redseatechnologiesCommented:
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
Redseatechnologies - this does not seem to be a valid link??
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redseatechnologiesCommented:
Did you click it?

It is a link to one of my comments above that answered the question you just asked - either you are deliberately ignoring what I post, or missed it.

Either way, I am not inclined to keep repeating myself over and over and over again.

-red
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
Hey man take a chill!

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redseatechnologiesCommented:
So, does that mean you aren't going to read it?

Sorry if I came off harsh, but look at it from my perspective - someone asks a question, and for no other reason than me wanting to help, i provide a solution to that question.

If you don't respect what I post, what point is there to me posting it again - why would I take an interest in your problem over someone who appreciates my help?

So, you have a choice - read what I posted above and we will work through it - or not and I will simply wish you the best of luck in sorting it out.

-red
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
I'm affraid that your cryptic link pointing back to itself was initially lost on me. I thought that you were adding some aditional information for me to read.
Of course I have read it, but other people also made contributions, and I thought that you were expanding on one of the points therin.
In future, maybe I should just accept what you put, give you the points, and ignore everything but your first posting.
Yes you were harsh, and I really don't think your tone is very helpful.
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redseatechnologiesCommented:
>>In future, maybe I should just accept what you put, give you the points, and ignore everything but your first posting.

All I would appreciate is that you actually read what has been posted.  Considering your follow up question was "Any ideas what we can do now" after my post which SPECIFICALLY told you what to do now - I don't know what else I can do.

I linked back to it, assuming that you missed it - and we have gone downhill now

So, it is apparent that you do not want to continue on it because I have offended you, all I can do now is wish you the best of luck - I sincerely wish there was more I could do, but am not going to bother trying to force you to pay attention to me.
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
As the person who has to attend on site, it is my responsibility to take as much information as possible to the location in question. I would have thought that you would have understood that it is often a good idea to have other opinions, particularly when we have to travel quite a distance. I am not offended, just iritated at your attitude. "Toys" and "pram" spring to mind. Anyway, I will draw a line under this issue, and thankyou for your assistance if not patience.
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nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
Semebee,
I was given one solution, and you made an additional comment which I interacted with. I was then sent a cryptic link which brought up the same issue each time.
I am sorry that I did not understand the relevance of the reverse link, but as you offered some input, I thought it only polite to respond.
Having used this service for some time, we often get multiple inputs, so I don't understand why Red wanted to waste his time adding more comments, if he new this was the right solution.
I will of course follow through his recommendations, but as the site with this problem is around 30 miles away, I wanted to take as much information with me as possible.
Words fail me that everyone thinks I am wasting everyones time. So I will close this issue, as I am sure you have more important things to do than continue this thread.
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