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Feature request: SMTP Relay setup for plesk notifications

Discussion in 'Plesk 9.x for Windows Suggestions and Feedback' started by rackset, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. rackset

    rackset Guest

    FACT: To prevent UNSOLICITED BULK E-MAIL sending from hacked sites on windows, we have to disable local relay (to remote) from unauthenticated email account.

    This will cause Plesk to not be able sending it's notifications to domain owners/ resellers/ clients ...
    There should be a setting to send plesk emails with SMTP authentication, from local or remote server.

    This issue caused many customers being angry of why they do not receive notices for over usage, etc...
  2. MaheshC

    MaheshC New Pleskian

    Jun 29, 2009
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    i am having the same issue is there any solutions ?
  3. FlemmingC

    FlemmingC New Pleskian

    Jul 22, 2011
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    SMTP is still not an option for notifications in Plesk....

    Now - almost 2 years later this major problem hasn´t been properly addressed...?

    Nowadays, it is against common sense to make a controlpanel that is unable to be configured to NOT use localhost/ when sending cp notifications to clients!
    Naturally a controlpanel NEEDS to be able to be configured properly with SMTP/authentication for all mails.

    Hackers has indeed got their eyes up for Plesk and abuse the fact that the cp is not able to use other settings than localhost for cp notifications - Parallels, get this done ASAP to assist your clients in maintaining a proper cp with less chance possible for abuse...

    Actually all the hackers needs to do is autosearch for Plesk installations and then also autocheck if it is possible to abuse the localhost setting and the - also automatically - start the abuse big style...

    This is a bug in Plesk and needs immediate attention.