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by mattg
2019-02-22 02:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Need Help: Error 535 Authentication Failed
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Re: Need Help: Error 535 Authentication Failed

I'll bet that your mail client is trying to send some form of hash or encrypted password, which hMailserver does not support. HMailserver only does plain or normal password authentication also you say username: mag8000@mssi.local password: admin where as from your logs, hmailserver is receiving mag8...
by mattg
2019-02-22 02:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Different Mirror e-mail addresses for incomming an outgoing Mails
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Different Mirror e-mail addresses for incomming an outgoing Mails

use a distribution list for your two addresses
Set the distribution list as the mirror address

On each account, set an account level rule to delete either the incoming or outgoing messages, leaving the opposite
by mattg
2019-02-22 02:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot send mail via SMTP's hostname but its IP works
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Cannot send mail via SMTP's hostname but its IP works

Bit hard to help without the actual domain Is it really the same sender and recipient domain? Ping is not the same as telnet Is there actually an MX record for the domain in question? Doing an NSlookup for the domain isn't the same as doing a NSLookup MX search hMailserver uses windows networking to...
by mattg
2019-02-21 01:09
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Sync user from AD with custom address
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Sync user from AD with custom address

Can someone point me to the right direction ? IN the code in the last post in that thread, you probably need to change this line SamAccountName = ObjMember.samAccountName But what you change it to will depend on the exact naming convention used in your AD and what that looks like But I'm not sure i...
by mattg
2019-02-21 01:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Force SMTP AUTH for specific port
Replies: 9
Views: 81

Re: Force SMTP AUTH for specific port

And thinking about this for a few minutes, I already force all senders to AUTH with their own account no matter the port that they connect to - all via a script in OnAcceptMessage
by mattg
2019-02-21 00:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Force SMTP AUTH for specific port
Replies: 9
Views: 81

Re: Force SMTP AUTH for specific port

Sorry peeps, but I think you all have it wrong In IP ranges you can require AUTH for certain IP range / connections, but not by port For instance you can't define port 587 must be AUTH for the entire internet range by doing this without also requiring AUTH for port 25 (both being SMTP) In TCP/IP ran...
by mattg
2019-02-20 23:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Single Account wiped? Forwardingloop and Horde
Replies: 9
Views: 67

Re: Single Account wiped? Forwardingloop and Horde

RockNLol wrote:
2019-02-20 10:32
Ok, I did now. Do you think the antivirus doesn't let hmail read some mails?
Slow access to files often presents as poor performing disk
Antivirus scanning files will slow down access (and make files disappear)
by mattg
2019-02-20 10:26
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: Spamassassin 3.4.2 released
Replies: 57
Views: 3311

Re: Spamassassin 3.4.2 released

I've been using 3.4.2 since 13 September 2018 on my Ubuntu box it seems
by mattg
2019-02-20 10:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Able to send mail outside but can't receive mail from outside
Replies: 10
Views: 71

Re: Able to send mail outside but can't receive mail from outside

And port forwarding is different than opening ports
by mattg
2019-02-20 10:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Single Account wiped? Forwardingloop and Horde
Replies: 9
Views: 67

Re: Single Account wiped? Forwardingloop and Horde

Ensure that your server anti-virus has the hMailserver data directory excluded
by mattg
2019-02-20 04:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with hmail installation freeze imap folders
Replies: 10
Views: 144

Re: Problem with hmail installation freeze imap folders

Which mail client is being used?

Are single accounts accessed by multiple mail clients simultaneously?
by mattg
2019-02-20 02:56
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script
Replies: 129
Views: 16996

Re: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script

I reread your post and looked up the device. That's a hotspot modem, correct? Some of us have NBN in Australia, which stands for National Broadband Network. I have FTTP = Fibre to the premises I have a fibre optic cable running to a NBN router at my premises, which offers a LAN type connector to my...
by mattg
2019-02-20 02:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer passes forged mails through SPF
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: hMailServer passes forged mails through SPF

What are the chances of hMailServer getting an option of checking From header? None SpamAssassin does, if you implemented SpamAssassin. SpamAssassin can't test the SMTP envelope as it doesn't ever see it. Those scripts I mentioned really are easy to implement. Also, the great thing about hMailserve...
by mattg
2019-02-19 11:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer passes forged mails through SPF
Replies: 6
Views: 62

Re: hMailServer passes forged mails through SPF

How does it pass SPF? And what can I do to stop that? hMailserver checks the SMTP envelope from, not the from header This can only be checked in the SMTP logs ALSO, you don't show your logging so we can't tell if this messages passed or failed SPF checking, and we can't see your SPF and other spam ...
by mattg
2019-02-19 03:37
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Dynamic Black/Whitelists in your script.
Replies: 21
Views: 377

Re: Dynamic Black/Whitelists in your script.

I've been using ubl.unsubscore.com as an RBL for a long time

It had it set to 1, but checking a few this morning, SpamAssassin normally rejects these, and no other RBL picks them up

Think I'll increase my score for this RBL
Thanks
by mattg
2019-02-19 01:26
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script
Replies: 129
Views: 16996

Re: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script

... is set up a SMS gateway, which I did last night using a spare SIM I have with my mobile plan and gammu/kalkun as the gateway. What hardware did you use to achieve this?? I bought the cheapest usb modem i could find on Amazon. $10 huawei e352. Getting gammu to work was kind of a pain since the p...
by mattg
2019-02-19 01:19
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script
Replies: 129
Views: 16996

Re: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script

I get these shutdown issues almost every time I try and 'Pause' hmailserver or stop the service That the main reason that I don't shutdown or pause to run backups, I just run backups live. I suspect that it is because some SMTP connections are not closed properly. RvdH shared some code saved as disc...
by mattg
2019-02-19 00:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Re: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail

To be honest I'm not sure that you understand what is required to run a mailserver Incoming mail from another server comes to your server via SMTP on port 25 Other ways that incoming mail gets to your server is that the mail is delivered to another server, and then you connect to that server via Ext...
by mattg
2019-02-18 04:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Upgrading Database and SSL
Replies: 38
Views: 4765

Re: Upgrading Database and SSL

Installing the google certs won't change what the log says. The logs says that communication succeeded, but the hMailserver didn't try to validate the server cert (because it didn't have to as the connection was standard incoming message - these ARE NEVER validated by hMailserver) However to answer...
by mattg
2019-02-18 03:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Re: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail

You don't allow port 25 communication. Why not?

Please enable all logging in hmailserver, try to send a message to gmail
Wait until you get an error, and post a screen shot of the error, and ALL logs created
by mattg
2019-02-18 01:15
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script
Replies: 129
Views: 16996

Re: HOW TO: Ready-To-Go Backup and Cleardown script

palinka wrote:
2019-02-17 19:25
... is set up a SMS gateway, which I did last night using a spare SIM I have with my mobile plan and gammu/kalkun as the gateway.
What hardware did you use to achieve this??
by mattg
2019-02-18 01:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Blackmail Scam
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Blackmail Scam

Often these emails contain a real password, sometimes an old one. https://haveibeenpwned.com/ recently added 772 MILLION addresses and passwords in one haul. https://haveibeenpwned.com/PwnedWebsites#Collection1 That in itself is one email address for every 6 or so people in the world, just in that o...
by mattg
2019-02-18 00:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Upgrading Database and SSL
Replies: 38
Views: 4765

Re: Upgrading Database and SSL

In fact many servers outside of the EU fail that verification, including many banks and government departments in my Country (Australia), although this is is getting better. In the EU, especially in Germany, they tend to get this correct. In answer to your question I have 'verification' turned ON, b...
by mattg
2019-02-17 00:45
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: ClamAV hangs server
Replies: 15
Views: 201

Re: ClamAV hangs server

A little while back I changed my Spam routine. I used to reject all above about 15 on my system, catch all 7-15 in Quarantine, and pass 6 and under (I have fairly high scores and deliberately inflate SpamAssassin Scores) Now I accept and quarantine everything from 7 and up, with an account level rul...
by mattg
2019-02-17 00:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Re: Allow only know email accounts to send out mail

For those following this thread The default hMailserver settings are safe and appropriate for most users. A poor password is ALWAYS the weakest link. hMailserver in default mode does allow users to AUTH as a@example.com and then send mail from 'president@whitehouse.com' (or wahtever) If the password...
by mattg
2019-02-17 00:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is SQL Server 2017 supported?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Is SQL Server 2017 supported?

Doesn't SQL Server 2017 need an encrypted connection? Have you checked and rechecked your credentials. HMailserver creates the database as part of the install, do your permissions allow that?
Does SQL Server log anything?

And yes, there are some users who are using SQL Server 2017
by mattg
2019-02-17 00:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Upgrading Database and SSL
Replies: 38
Views: 4765

Re: Upgrading Database and SSL

TCPConnection - TLS/SSL handshake completed. I think it does This bit Verify certificate: False means that your hmailserver didn't try to validate the name of the certificate used by the other server. Hmailserver will only try to validate for SSL certs for a a route or an SMTP relayer, and then onl...
by mattg
2019-02-15 23:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AutoBan email address if not exists
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: AutoBan email address if not exists

Is the recipient on a domain hosted on your hMailserver?
by mattg
2019-02-15 23:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot receive emails
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Cannot receive emails

Only a few companies?
Do you have logs of the times when they have tried?

ALSO, run this and post the results
http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... 20&t=30914
by mattg
2019-02-15 14:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with hmail installation freeze imap folders
Replies: 10
Views: 144

Re: Problem with hmail installation freeze imap folders

This is nearly always that the data directory has no been excluded from Antivurus scanning

Check again please
by mattg
2019-02-13 23:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Vendor cannot connect via SSL
Replies: 7
Views: 117

Re: Vendor cannot connect via SSL

However the 'standard' is that port 587 is StartTLS required, and that port 465 (where used) is SSL The difference being SSL negotiates the security of the connection in the first instance immediately when trying to connect StartTLS makes the connection, and then sets the security before any usernam...
by mattg
2019-02-12 22:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Vendor cannot connect via SSL
Replies: 7
Views: 117

Re: Vendor cannot connect via SSL

you should not have StartTLS Required for port 25 Port 25 should be StartTLS optional This is a fault with the other end of the connection, in that their machine can't negotiate your SSL / STartTLS connections, either they don't support a TLS version that you require, or they don't have a suitable c...
by mattg
2019-02-11 01:01
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Funny thing seen on SA mailing list
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Funny thing seen on SA mailing list

is pretty accurate though

Not for noobs, not for those that can't commit the time
by mattg
2019-02-10 02:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook for Mac clients can't connect
Replies: 7
Views: 633

Re: Outlook for Mac clients can't connect

Do you have access to wireshark on the hMailserver machine?

That will tell you more about the connection and what happens...
Do you have anti-virus on the Macs? sometimes AV will block this kind of traffic
by mattg
2019-02-10 02:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [PHPMailer] Unable to send mail
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: [PHPMailer] Unable to send mail

Does anything else use port 587 on your hmailserver? if not change it to no security, and change your php mailer to no security on the connection and confirm that it works. My guess is that you have a self signed or otherwise untrusted certificate on your hMailserver, that your PHP system doesn't li...
by mattg
2019-02-09 02:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [PHPMailer] Unable to send mail
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: [PHPMailer] Unable to send mail

That error is because your PHP system and your hmailserver can't agree on a protocol or a cipher, or that your self signed cert isn't trusted by your PHP system

Is OpenSSL loaded in PHP?

Other hints here >> https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer/ ... leshooting
by mattg
2019-02-08 05:00
Forum: Scripting
Topic: SMTP relayer
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: SMTP relayer

Are you forwarding from 1st to 2nd server?
by mattg
2019-02-07 01:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can I re-use the same DKIM keys for several domains?
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: Can I re-use the same DKIM keys for several domains?

If it works, I'd guess only if they became compromised
by mattg
2019-02-07 01:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Distribution list error
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Distribution list error

What options do you have selected in the distribution list?
by mattg
2019-02-06 15:54
Forum: Scripting
Topic: SMTP relayer
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: SMTP relayer

The opposite is possible, but not that way round

You could use SMTP route, but that would require another machine to do the sending
by mattg
2019-02-06 15:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Distribution list error
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Distribution list error

does that user have to AUTH to be able to send mail?
by mattg
2019-02-06 12:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: "Smart host" and different authentication methods for different domains
Replies: 8
Views: 251

Re: "Smart host" and different authentication methods for different domains

I really don't understand what you are trying to do
Can you provide some specific examples of what you are trying to do with 'anonymous access'
by mattg
2019-02-04 13:12
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: WOrdpress attack last few days
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: WOrdpress attack last few days

Yes, I'm a fan of TFA too... :D :D
by mattg
2019-02-04 13:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [POSTFIX] Emails are not encrypted
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: [POSTFIX] Emails are not encrypted

That probably means that the connection from Postfix to gmail wasn't encrypted
by mattg
2019-02-04 13:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found

On the 'protocols' branch of the admin GUI, can you confirm that SMTP is checked
by mattg
2019-02-04 12:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: "Smart host" and different authentication methods for different domains
Replies: 8
Views: 251

Re: "Smart host" and different authentication methods for different domains

SMTP Relayer = IIS Smart Host

Anonymous usage must be by IP address
I'm trying to visualise how 'by domain' could work safely and not be abused by spammers...
by mattg
2019-02-04 02:45
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: WOrdpress attack last few days
Replies: 2
Views: 174

WOrdpress attack last few days

I noticed in my hMailserver logs that one sender was reaching my preset limit to sending mail (80 messages per day) It was my my 'server' address used by a few of my servers to detail errors etc. a bit of chasing, and a readjusted script to allow these messages to a specific address, and I find that...
by mattg
2019-02-03 23:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found

Or you can just send directly from hMailserver... Can you post the SMTPC entries from hms (in text form, not an image) that match these delivery attempts. @jimimaseye - Here : "APPLICATION" 8928 "2019-02-03 14:20:30.445" "SMTPDeliverer - Message 37: Delivering message from contact@xxx.xxx to person@...
by mattg
2019-02-03 02:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL

There should also be a database section... add something like this to the bottom of your hmailserver.ini [Database] Type=MYSQL Username=root Password=******** PasswordEncryption=0 Port=3306 Server=localhost Database=hmailserver Internal=0 More detail Here >> https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation...
by mattg
2019-02-03 02:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: SMTP Relay - No mail servers could be found

In your internal diagnostics you have masked the SMTP Relayer address used to test

If that was gmail's address you wouldn't need to do that.

What do you have in your SMTP relayer section?
jimimaseye's diagnostics script will show that, so I agree, run the diagnostics in the link provided please
by mattg
2019-02-03 02:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: First time setup struggle. Can't send nor receive. Debug posted.
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: First time setup struggle. Can't send nor receive. Debug posted.

palinka wrote:
2019-02-02 19:02
mattg wrote:
2019-02-02 02:57
Make sure that you are also logging SMTP please
ALSO, change your BIND TO in SMTP >> Advanced to 0.0.0.0 and see if that makes a difference
Should that actually be left blank?
Yes, you are correct
This should be blank in most circumstances
by mattg
2019-02-03 02:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: What is the correct way to create a spam rule to block by Reply-To?
Replies: 10
Views: 270

Re: What is the correct way to create a spam rule to block by Reply-To?

After reading this >> http://www.dontbouncespam.org/ I've actually stopped rejecting very high score spam, and just autoban the IP and drop (delete) the message I now only bounce medium score spam, and accept and quarantine low score spam. On my system, using scripts 'big mail senders' (eg Gmail, Ou...
by mattg
2019-02-02 13:32
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Just a little ironic funny.....
Replies: 8
Views: 225

Re: Just a little ironic funny.....

That they told you 9 hours after the flight left?
by mattg
2019-02-02 13:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL

Please show your hmailserver.ini with the passwords removed
by mattg
2019-02-02 02:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: First time setup struggle. Can't send nor receive. Debug posted.
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: First time setup struggle. Can't send nor receive. Debug posted.

Make sure that you are also logging SMTP please ALSO, change your BIND TO in SMTP >> Advanced to 0.0.0.0 and see if that makes a difference Try again and post your entire log Outgoing connections to another server will use their certificate, not yours, and you are set correctly to connect via StartT...
by mattg
2019-02-02 02:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL
Replies: 7
Views: 263

Re: DB Install Wizard -- Cannot connect to MySQL

Does MySQL log show anything?

You must use the 32 bit DLL to connect to the 64 bit database, because hMailserver is 32 bit