upgrade office server
janrinze at home.nl
Fri Aug 3 16:54:12 EDT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: netwinder-bounces at netwinder.org [mailto:netwinder-
> bounces at netwinder.org] On Behalf Of Ralph Siemsen
> Sent: donderdag 2 augustus 2007 13:57
> To: Georgescu Gabriel
> Cc: netwinder at netwinder.org
> Subject: Re: upgrade office server
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 11:25:23AM +0300, Georgescu Gabriel wrote:
> > I understand that i can upgrade my office server with the image base-
> > bz2 with web interface included. Is that correct? If anyone could
> tell me if
> > it worked on Office Server and if it could be done by a beginner in
> No, the nw9 image does not include a web interface. It is possible
> to install a web server (Apache), and then several web-based admin
> tools are possible, but I would not recommend this for beginners.
> > And also please tell me if it is possible on the Office server to
> > hackers of using my email from sending spam.
> Do you think your netwinder has been taken over by hackers and they
> are using it to send out spam? If so you need to determine how they
> gained access (most likely password was compromised?).
If you have Sendmail or another mail server setup your server might be doing
Disable relaying in sendmail (or your other mail-server) should stop
spammers from using your mail server for sending spam.
I have seen this before on a Netwinder.. pretty ugly if you get a reprimand
of your ISP..
> Or are you asking about other people who recieve spam emails that seem
> to be "From" you? Sadly, the "From" address is very easily forged, and
> there is little you can do about it. If you look at the headers of
> a forged message, you'll see that it never passed through your
> netwinder. The only way to stop these is on the receiver end, by
> verification check to make sure the message really came from you. Or
> keep track of known spammer addresses and block them, again on the
> receiver side, this is known as "RBL" (Realtime Blocking Lists).
Indeed.. apparently the mail-servers of many ISPs are not setup cleverly
enough. It has always surprised me that any email address coming from forged
"From" address do not get checked for being genuine..
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