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Log IP-address in mail header of sending client

For SMTP server it would be helpful to have senders IP-address in the mail header (iNotes, Verse). If mails are beeing sent outside the company, the IP-address can be checked.

This would allow to block mails sent from untrusted IP-address ranges (legal requirement). The header field can be removed to keep privacy.

A workarround would be to have Domino logging the clients IP-address for each mail submitted.

e.g. Thunderbird is adding this information:

Received: from [127.0.0.1] ([130.60.10.233])
          by masked.x.z (IBM Domino Release 10.0.1)
          with ESMTP id 2019061816184108-3 ;
          Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:18:41 +0200

...

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101
 Thunderbird/60.5.0
MIME-Version: 1.0

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  • Jun 18 2019
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  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    July 04, 2019 10:55

    More details:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Originating-IP

    SPR # RBOD7YUNJ3 for the Notes client

    requirements for an enhancement are very simple:

    Provide a possiblity for admin/legal to track client host IP address for any message transferred (Sender IP address <-> MessageID).

    a) server log or
    b) add field/header with sender host IP in the message (preferred - then a SMTP server could filter out messages received by certain addresses)

    This is useful for Notes, VERSE and iNotes users.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    July 04, 2019 09:48

    It is a legal requirement in some countries to have this information available.