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What is the best way to troubleshoot my Exchange 2003 server that is sending out a TON of bogus emails?  I have enabled message tracking and it looks like something is having a great time. :(  Any help to troubleshoot and narrow this down would be great.  I have run an AV scan on the server and came back clean.
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by:JJMarquart
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Awesome!  I think I am on the right track.  I have added the sender and recipient filtering and enabled the filter on the virtual SMTP server.  My event log is still recording alot of stuff outlined below.  I disabled the account I found in event viewer that was authenticating and sending email.  Any other tips on the info below would be awesome!

taurshen@ms16.hinet.net      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      ping6677g@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      intermet.tw@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      sugar_honey0913@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      ginny19900505@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      uendy29@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      yiling2247@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      e8229540@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      joanna910818@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      xyzmocha@yahoo.com.tw      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -
2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      99.159.239.145      vibwzh.com      -      SERVER      192.168.2.10      qkmjy1oqwde3kx@ms10.hinet.net      1030      a7d7b9ab5b004890b42a175c4bbe96a5@cb9c60fb073e420f9d6b9ffe40886c30      3      0      2774      11      2011-9-14 12:31:22 GMT      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -       =?BIG5?B?WWFob28hqV+8r6nnveYgsN3DRKFHam5lZGliLHByanl6bg==?=      ofkef@pfld.com      -

2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      -      -      -      SERVER      -      ugeqz@yahoo.com.tw      1025      I9IJsaJbq00009145@ourdomain.com      0      0      4876      1      -      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -      Delivery Status Notification (Failure)      postmaster@ourdomain.com      -

2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      -      -      -      SERVER      -      ugeqz@yahoo.com.tw      1025      9RQAOCop300007e42@ourdomain.com      0      0      5480      1      -      0      Version: 6.0.3790.4675      -      Delivery Status Notification (Failure)      postmaster@ourdomain.com      -

2011-9-21      2:1:27 GMT      -      -      -      SERVER      -      ugeqz@yahoo.com.tw      1024
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by:JJMarquart
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NM got it.  Just had to clear out the que.  Thanks!
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