ME020168 - HOWTO: How to test if a server is secured from abuse (Open Relay Test):


SUMMARY

How to test if a mail server is open for relay.

DETAIL

Several anti-spam sites provide open relay query tools

MailEnable has an open relay utility provided at http://www.mailenable.com/Tools. This utility will attempt to relay through the server and will report if the server allows unauthorised use.

Other tools are available at http://www.dnsstuff.com and http://www.dnsreport.com

MORE INFORMATION

What are the best relay settings to use?:Article ME020001

Has the server been spammed through open relay?:Article ME020339

How does MailEnable determine who can relay?Article ME020034



Product:MailEnable (All Versions)
Category:Operation
Module:SMTP
Keywords:open relay tool spammers abuse test server security secure anti-spam
Class:HOWTO: Product Instructions
Created:4/07/2003 2:26:00 AM
Revised:Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Author:
Publisher:MailEnable