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by bazporter
2009-07-05 17:47
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Incoming mail DKIM failures on Build 352 & 353
Replies: 2
Views: 2750

Re: Incoming mail DKIM failures on Build 352 & 353

Hi Martin,

I have enabled debug logging since I noticed it. It happened on a group of emails that I get infrequently so I'll keep and eye on it and when/if it happens again I'll respond back.

Many thanks.
by bazporter
2009-07-03 18:43
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Incoming mail DKIM failures on Build 352 & 353
Replies: 2
Views: 2750

Incoming mail DKIM failures on Build 352 & 353

I have noticed on builds 352 & 353 that I am seeing DKIM failures on emails from senders that I have never seen this issue with on previous builds, and when these mails pass through SpamAssassin the DKIM headers are validated as passing. Here is an example header showing the hMailServer headers and ...
by bazporter
2009-04-04 15:32
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.1, build 338 (Beta)
Replies: 6
Views: 3520

Re: hMailServer 5.1, build 338 (Beta)

In status. start logging it sometimes hangs loading what appears to be huge log. if press clear first then start logging is ok. possible if left running its not cycle cleaning log file out? I'm seeing this too. CPU utilisation shoots to between 95%-98% and have to kill the hMailAdmin process in Tas...
by bazporter
2009-03-29 21:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Setting up DKIM
Replies: 0
Views: 1388

Setting up DKIM

I couldn't find a topic here that talked through how to go about setting up DKIM, so thought it might be worth putting a couple of references here that helped me. My primary reference came from the Atmail knowledgebase . The other reference I found useful was a Citadel FAQ (I used the DKIM policy in...
by bazporter
2007-07-03 16:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Webmail
Replies: 8
Views: 3449

dzekas wrote:
^DooM^ wrote:http://nutsmail.com (Although not free)
"Non-free" as in violation of copyrights and customer rights.
Could you clarify what you mean please?
by bazporter
2007-04-15 16:22
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4 = stable?
Replies: 30
Views: 15420

Solid as a rock here.

Another vote for stable.

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Barry
by bazporter
2007-02-13 19:41
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4, Build 260 (Alpha)
Replies: 29
Views: 14968

Maybe bug? I have antivirus configured so, that when virus is found, message is deleted. When this situation occurs, error HM4403 Could not read message header since file was not available arises: "DEBUG" 3732 "2007-02-12 22:03:05.406" "ClamWinVirusScanner::Scan() - C:\Program Files\ClamAV\clamdsca...
by bazporter
2007-01-26 22:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Nod Antivirus
Replies: 2
Views: 2158

I use nod32 too using the External Virus Scanner configuration in hMailServer with the following command string: "C:\Program Files\ESET\nod32.exe" /quit+ /selfcheck- /list+ /scanfile+ /scanboot- /scanmbr- /scanmem- /arch+ /sfx+ /pack+ /mailbox+ /ntfs- /sound- /pattern+ /heur+ /ah /adware /unsafe /lo...
by bazporter
2007-01-11 09:54
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4, build 255 (Alpha)
Replies: 15
Views: 7078

I have been using these lists for the last few months which have worked effectively for me: zen.spamhaus.org (contains sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org and pbl.spamhaus.org - http://www.spamhaus.org/zen/ ) list.dsbl.org bogusmx.rfc-ignorant.org I also use the following two lists to block against as I have never...
by bazporter
2007-01-02 20:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Possible New User !
Replies: 5
Views: 2086

I used to use Mercury 32 and swapped to hMailServer about 18 months ago. In answer to some of your questions: 4) The rules in hMailServer are not as flexible as those in Mercury 32. Not sure what content filters you are looking for, but if you are looking to manage attachments this is very easy to d...
by bazporter
2006-12-10 12:09
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Email archiving
Replies: 34
Views: 30124

The company I work for supplies document management and archiving solutions for global organisations, and we work in many countries around the world. All the companies we work with have different requirements placed on them for retention of records (including email) depending on the markets they wor...
by bazporter
2006-12-01 10:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Uh...Spam on this forum?
Replies: 13
Views: 4627

Yes. A pm in gibberish...

Looks like a bot.
by bazporter
2006-11-27 23:53
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Global Whitelist
Replies: 41
Views: 25828

Sounds good...
by bazporter
2006-11-21 14:22
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

Hi John,

No problem at all. Glad it's all working as it should for you. Sorry for the change in the file name from the original post.

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-11-21 09:56
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Greylisting and DNSBL - safe?
Replies: 26
Views: 12945

In a discussion on the SpamAssassin mailing list, the following statement was made: You WILL have to add some IP's to a white list to not block braindead exchange (older versions) and Groupwise (lotus notes) servers that bounce on a 421 - Please try again later, instead of trying again later. In the...
by bazporter
2006-11-20 07:00
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

Hi John, I have tested this on Windows 2000, 2003, and XP now and all works as expected. I believe that you are probably using a text editor which is configured to automatically replace tabs with spaces. This would give exactly the issues you have seen on your system in both instances. Please could ...
by bazporter
2006-11-20 00:04
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

Hi AJB111, That is definitely not right. What version of hMailServer are you using this with? Not that it should matter but I have only tested it with builds 247 and 248. Also what OS are you running as I have been working only on Windows 2000 to date? I'll do some further tests tomorrow morning and...
by bazporter
2006-11-19 22:59
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Congratulations to Martin on 4.3!
Replies: 16
Views: 9078

Thanks from me too. Excellent.
by bazporter
2006-11-19 14:53
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

I have just updated the script above to handle blank lines in the data file, comment lines (starting with #), and for IP addresses without descriptions. Hopefully this should prevent any script errors that might have occurred with the previous version. A new version of the script and default entries...
by bazporter
2006-11-19 12:43
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

Hi AJB111, There's no error checking built into the script, so if something is wrong with the input file it will throw errors. Did you add any additional entries to the tab delimited list? If so, you did use a tab between the IP Address and the Description? If there is not a tab character this could...
by bazporter
2006-11-17 20:20
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: It's funny that spam bots..
Replies: 33
Views: 15685

On a forum I manage I was getting a lot of spambot signup attempts (signup is only allowed with admin approval) but it was a PITA to keep having to go and manually delete the new spambot users all the time. I installed the " Stop Spambot Registration " mod for phpBB from http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/v...
by bazporter
2006-11-16 10:53
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Greylisting problem? (4.3 246)
Replies: 6
Views: 3604

You should always whitelist your MX secondaries. It would be better to create IP ranges for your secondaries and untick the Spam protection as they affect things like SPF checking. Thanks for the advice gbuktenica. Added now. Thankyou bazporter. I will add that list to my servers asap as I am start...
by bazporter
2006-11-16 10:21
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 4 scripts
Topic: Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file
Replies: 11
Views: 16016

Upload Greylist Whitelist entries from text file

Adding a whole bunch of entries into the Greylist whitelist is not much fun. Here's a little script I wrote with some help from Martin to upload the entries from a tab delimited text file. You just need to set up the paths and your administrator password under User Defined Constants near the top of ...
by bazporter
2006-11-16 10:10
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Greylisting problem? (4.3 246)
Replies: 6
Views: 3604

There are a whole lot of servers that handle grey listing very badly. Doing a Google search turns up a lot of different entries: 207.171.168.* Amazon.com (common pool) 207.171.180.* Amazon.com (common pool) 207.171.187.* Amazon.com (common pool) 207.171.188.* Amazon.com (common pool) 207.171.190.* A...
by bazporter
2006-11-15 14:10
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: SPF and mail relays... Idea
Replies: 15
Views: 10847

I use DynDNS's BackupMX service too and have the exact same problem.
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-11-15 13:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SpamAssassin, ClamAV and hMailServer for Windows summary
Replies: 4
Views: 2778

You don't have to use Cygwin to get SpamD for Windows. You can get a set of binaries from http://physics.ucsd.edu/~epivovar/anti-spam.htm that have Perl built in. Works really well and makes setting up SpamAssassin very easy indeed. Use FireDaemon, or some other such tool to run SpamD as a windows s...
by bazporter
2006-11-05 15:28
Forum: Scripting
Topic: COM API for GreyListing
Replies: 5
Views: 2732

Thanks Martin. Works like a charm now.

You are a very kind soul. :-)
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-11-05 12:13
Forum: Scripting
Topic: COM API for GreyListing
Replies: 5
Views: 2732

OK, extracting the information now works a treat. I am having trouble getting entries back in to the Greylist Whitelist which I am attempting using a tab delimited text file for input. Here is my code: ' Authenticate the client. Call oApp.Authenticate ("Administrator", sAdminPassword) Do While oText...
by bazporter
2006-11-05 10:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Using SpamAssassin with hMailServer V4
Replies: 266
Views: 455174

If you do a check of the received header (first line of the mail) to decide whether it is a local or externally originated mail I have found that you need to look for two possible striings: ' Received header RegEx strings For local mail ' cRecHdr1 will match any mail sent from a local source other t...
by bazporter
2006-11-05 00:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: COM API for GreyListing
Replies: 5
Views: 2732

Thanks Martin,

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-11-05 00:21
Forum: Scripting
Topic: COM API for GreyListing
Replies: 5
Views: 2732

COM API for GreyListing

Hi, I am trying to write a couple of scripts to work with the GreyListing Whitelist feature of hMailServer using the COM API. I'm trying to read out all the current entries in the list as a first step however I keep getting an error: Object doesn't support this property or method: 'Settings.GreyList...
by bazporter
2006-10-12 13:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: regular expression question
Replies: 19
Views: 5755

If I have to construct a regex (which I am useless at) I always start with using Regulazy from http://tools.osherove.com/. It's a start to find the right match and you can hack around the regex to get what you need and test it very easily too.

Hope this helps.
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-09-30 09:45
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 2 x B236 errors in filelog
Replies: 19
Views: 8061

I was seeing the first error too, but only when using some code in OnClientConnect(oClient) in the eventhandlers script. Once I removed the code the issue went too.
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-09-10 13:23
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: SpamAssasin Integration
Replies: 49
Views: 40948

Good idea...
by bazporter
2006-09-10 11:46
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: SpamAssasin Integration
Replies: 49
Views: 40948

The problem with trying to add SpamAssassin support to hMailServer is that everybody will implement their system slightly differently and there is no way to cater for all eventualities. The easiest SA install for Windows is to get the pre-compiled binary from here: http://physics.ucsd.edu/~epivovar/...
by bazporter
2006-09-04 21:41
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR on v4.3-B232
Replies: 11
Views: 6019

Removed the default domain and tested again; all OK! :D

I only need the default domain for one user (a child) so I will have to train them to use their full email address to log in to webmail.

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-09-04 20:42
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR on v4.3-B232
Replies: 11
Views: 6019

Hi Martin,

allowmailfromnull is set to 1 in hm_settings.

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-09-04 20:20
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR on v4.3-B232
Replies: 11
Views: 6019

I used hMailServer Administrator to set it. I don't use PHPWebAdmin.

Is there a record I can check in the database to see if it's set correctly there? Should I do an uninstall and re-install?
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-09-04 19:37
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR on v4.3-B232
Replies: 11
Views: 6019

Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR on v4.3-B232

I have just done a check on http://www.dnsreport.com on my domain and have got an error on acceptance of Null sender as the detail below shows: Acceptance of NULL <> sender ERROR: One or more of your mailservers does not accept mail from "<>". Mailservers are required by RFC1123 5.2.9 to accept mail...
by bazporter
2006-09-03 18:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam
Replies: 9
Views: 4301

Hi Weetabix,

You need to be using a script with the calls to spamc to make it work once spamd is up and running. There is a very good script detailed here which I adapted for my own system: http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... 2222#12222
HTH.
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Barry
by bazporter
2006-08-27 15:23
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to Stop and Start hMailServer using COM API?
Replies: 5
Views: 2799

Thanks Martin, I was just looking at DecryptBlowfish.vbs to see how that did it.

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-08-27 14:51
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to Stop and Start hMailServer using COM API?
Replies: 5
Views: 2799

Hi Martin and random, Thanks for the pointer to Application.start and stop, that's just what I need. I was only restarting the hmail service for synching the bayes information so that hmail would not try and use spamc/spamd to check a mail for spam while the spamd service is down, which could cause ...
by bazporter
2006-08-27 14:32
Forum: Scripting
Topic: How to Stop and Start hMailServer using COM API?
Replies: 5
Views: 2799

How to Stop and Start hMailServer using COM API?

I would like to be able to stop and start hMailServer using the COM API. Reason: I like to re-start spamd on a regular basis so that any new rules, and new bayes information is synced (eg from salearn), and if I restart spamd whilst hMailServer is trying to use it I'm going to get message errors. Cu...
by bazporter
2006-08-26 23:09
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: IMAP Mail Checker
Replies: 6
Views: 4712

Just a thought, but why not get hMail to write the email out to a folder using a script and get your program that runs the lights to monitor that folder? As soon a hMail receives the email it will appear in the folder and the lights turning on should be pretty much instant providing your program pol...
by bazporter
2006-08-24 02:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam
Replies: 9
Views: 4301

You can get a compiled Windows binary version of SpamAssassin from this page (direct download link here ) which means that you don't need to install perl etc. It's usually not the latest version of SpamAssassin as it takes the guy who creates it a little while to create a new build when SpamAssassin...
by bazporter
2006-08-06 16:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DNS Blacklists order
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

Now why didn't I find that when I did a search for DNS Blacklist? Oh well, thanks Doom.

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-08-06 14:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DNS Blacklists order
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

DNS Blacklists order

When hMailServer checks the DNS Blacklists, does it do this simultaneously, or does it do it one at a time in the order that they are entered in the list? If it is in the order that they are entered into the list, is there any way of re-ordering them without deleting them all and adding them in your...
by bazporter
2006-07-16 19:37
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Auto-delete based on SA score value
Replies: 3
Views: 2025

It could be a bit of a pain depending on how many users you have, but the User rules trigger after the OnDeliverMessage event so you could use those to delete the messages automatically until 4.3 comes along.
by bazporter
2006-07-09 16:50
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Result Values
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Sorry. I found the answer to that question too. :roll:

http://www.hmailserver.com/documentatio ... vermessage
by bazporter
2006-07-09 16:45
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Result Values
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Now why couldn't I find that when I was looking. :oops: Thanks Martin. Is there an oMessage.Delete function that can be used in OnDeliverMessage to delete the message, as I really don't want to wait for the AV checks to finish before the rules can delete the message? Or do the result values have a d...
by bazporter
2006-07-09 16:25
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Result Values
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Result Values

Hi, can anbody confirm what each result values does please as I can't find any definitive documentation on what they do? I believe they are: 0 = Accept message 1 = Delete message, no rejection message 2 = Delete message, send rejection message I want to be able to delete messages easily without gene...
by bazporter
2006-06-22 20:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MBOX Format Inport
Replies: 1
Views: 1643

I assume you want to upload the mbox into the IMAP server on hMailServer? If so you could open the mbox in Thunderbird. Create a POP3 account and an IMAP account. The POP3 will just be used to open the mbox. The IMAP account should point at your hMailServer account where you want to upload the mbox ...
by bazporter
2006-03-15 08:28
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Anyone had experience install IMP 4.1 or using it?
Replies: 2
Views: 1796

Yes. I tried Horde/Imp and it was a right PITA to install and configure, and I found it extremely unstable and slow. The help I got on their mailing list was also worthless, being treated with a great deal of arogance and no real help at all.

Ended up reverting to IlohaMail as it fast and reliable.
by bazporter
2006-02-23 20:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM BLOCK
Replies: 8
Views: 3655

I was meaning is there any way to 'mask' a dynamic IP so it does appear as static?
Not that I'm aware of.

Your best bet is to buy a static ip or use the Mailhop Outbound service from dyndns.org

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Barry
by bazporter
2006-02-22 22:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM BLOCK
Replies: 8
Views: 3655

This is not a limitation of hMailServer. Just because you have DNS records with dyndns.org doesn't mean that you wont be filtered as a possible spam source. You still connect to the internet with a dynamic ip address not a static one. Many providers filter dynamic ip addresses and won't allow connec...
by bazporter
2005-11-29 00:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Using SpamAssassin with hMailServer V4
Replies: 266
Views: 455174

If you want a really long thread I could post my complete EventHandler script which also does basic auto-responder, whitelist, blacklist, spamassassin/spamc, and allows non-sa processing for local users. That might add a bit! :-)
by bazporter
2005-11-14 00:22
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Suggestions on easier interface
Replies: 7
Views: 3995

Whilst a wizard is a good thing, you simply can't cater for everything, so a simple one that prompts for a domain name, an admin user & password, and maybe smtp relayer would be enough to get the basics created. The next thing would be a really good help file that described not only all the options,...
by bazporter
2005-11-11 19:59
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Ability to re-order DNS Blacklists
Replies: 0
Views: 1792

Ability to re-order DNS Blacklists

It would be nice to be able to re-order DNS Blacklists so that it is easy to set the order in which you would like them to be used.
by bazporter
2005-11-09 22:27
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Reject spoofed helo/ehlo addresses
Replies: 7
Views: 5148

If you just have to complete a list to cut spam/dodgy connections considerably then that is a small price to pay for such a feature in my view.