How to find sending spam emails and enable mail header in php.ini

- In Linux servers if there are a lot of emails in the queue "over 100" emails. you can check if there is a spam

~#exim -bp

To get a list of emails that are in the queue

~#exim -Mvh MessageID

Will display the message content and by checking the field "auth_id" in the header you can identify the email account that sending spam. if this field does not exist i the header, you can enable it be adding mail header in php.ini as follows:

mail.add_x_header = On

And mail log as follows:

mail.log = /var/log/phpmail.log

More usefull information can be found on the link below on how mail works:
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