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Exchange / Outlook virus?

Exchange / Outlook virus?

Exchange / Outlook virus?

(OP)
Can anyone help me please?

We've got an e2k server running on win2k with win98 clients running outlook 2000.  Just before Christmas, our log files started going crazy, and we had nearly 500,000 bad mail entries appear in our badmail folder.

We managed to delete this, updated the antivirus checkers on our clients and put sp2 for both e2k and win2k on the server.  However, this has just started again and I am stumped - despite clearing the exchange queues regularly we're getting about 15000 failed emails every 20 minutes in our queues / logs....   I can't find any reference to a virus that fits the bill and we've had to shut down our email till we can fix this which is going to be a MAJOR headache before the end of the weekend.

Any ideas GRATEFULLY received!

RE: Exchange / Outlook virus?

Sounds more like someone is trying to run spam thru your server, you may want to make sure your not open for relaying.


hth
Rob

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Trying is the first step to failure
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RE: Exchange / Outlook virus?

(OP)
Rob,

Do you know how I'd check this and if so, turn it off?

Thanks,

Peter

RE: Exchange / Outlook virus?

check the exchange forum, and search for open relay. it will give you loads of info..

rob

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