Article ID: 119098, created on Dec 10, 2013, last review on Jul 15, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.1
  • Plesk Automation 11.5
  • Plesk 11.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 11.5 for Linux


  1. Plesk server with Qmail mail service was hacked and spam is being sent from the server.

  2. From mail logs it is clear that spam is being sent using a PHP scripts.

  3. Parallels Premium Outgoing Antispam doesn't prevent spam from PHP scripts.


Parallels Premium Outgoing Antispam can not scan messages on Plesk servers with Qmail mail service that are sent from a PHP script.


Parallels Premium Outgoing Antispam was dropped from Plesk Panel. Please consider to upgrade Plesk to 12 version in order to use new "Protection from Outbound Spam" feature. More in our documentation.

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