Ip spam scanner

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IP SPAM Scanner

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This script will scan your current mail log for connect from / unknown ip's and do a host name lookup. If the host does not have a valid domain it will print the bad ip on screen. Useful script if you manually block spammers using a firewall or other means from connecting to your mail server.


Run this script from any ware as root


#!/bin/bash
export LANG=C # Adds execution speed

#******************************************************************************************************
#* Author             : Riaan Pretorius riaan@satsoft.co.za
#* Date Written       : 2011 Mar 21
#* Application Name   : Zimbra/Postfix Connect From Filter ZPCFF
#* Current Version    : 0.02
#* Description        : This script will anyalize and extract all the connect from / unkown ip's
#*                      It will then do a host x.x.x.x and see if the ip resolves to a domain, if
#*                      the ip is not resolving it is considered a spam domain and printed to screen
#******************************************************************************************************



awk '/ connect from/ {print $8}' /var/log/maillog | grep unknown | awk '{print $1}' | cut -d[ -f2 | cut -d] -f1 \
| while read ip ; do host $ip > /dev/null 2>&1  ;\
 if [ $? -ne 0 ] ; then echo "$ip" ; fi ; done

Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 6.0, 5.0 Date Created: 04/16/2014
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Ip_spam_scanner Date Modified: 2015-07-12



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