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by brother.gabriel
2015-12-03 19:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help Needed Stopping Spammers and Spoofers
Replies: 7
Views: 1631

Re: Help Needed Stopping Spammers and Spoofers

Maybe I'll install SpamAssassin.
I want to prevent certain spam messages from always being delivered.
by brother.gabriel
2015-12-03 18:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help Needed Stopping Spammers and Spoofers
Replies: 7
Views: 1631

Re: Help Needed Stopping Spammers and Spoofers

Is it possible to ban spammers by domain? That is, ban them if they send from a certain domain?
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-23 03:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: Events firing twice

Ha ha, SorenR - you are the one with a monkey for an avatar! hahahhaaaaaa
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-22 17:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: Events firing twice

Yes, I could always update my logger... thanks for the idea. As for the ListServer Script, well, I don't much use it anymore. My Superiors all want to "go cloud". All my mailing lists are moved to google apps (which you can manage via GAM from the commandline, by the way!) and now they want to move ...
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-06 04:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: Events firing twice

Thanks for the encouragement! I appreciate your responding!
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-06 03:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: Events firing twice

Hi, Matt - long time no see! I actually got a tip from here: https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=27975&p=173788&hilit=mirror#p173788 I added my own header at the end of OnDeliverMessage and then I check for it in OnDeliveryStart and OnDeliverMessage That prevents the script from ru...
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-06 02:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: Events firing twice

Okay, so I upgraded to version 5.6 and still have the same problem.... I can't figure it out. All of the main event handlers like OnDeliveryStart and OnDeliverMessage are firing twice for every message. From the hmailserver_event_2015_10-05.log file I can see that it fires on the same second. But in...
by brother.gabriel
2015-10-06 00:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Events firing twice
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Events firing twice

My hMailserver, for some reason, has taken to firing EventHandlers.vbs twice. Really! It runs every one two times.

Is there a common reason that might happen? I've checked through the script and cannot find any errors.
I am running version 5.5.2-B2129
by brother.gabriel
2014-03-24 05:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thunderbird email client Error
Replies: 14
Views: 3970

Re: Thunderbird email client Error

If you are using a google apps domain, make sure to use the entire email address as your username. Google requires that to differentiate google-apps from plain old gmail. Also, keep in mind that gmail is SSL - you have to use port 465 for SMTP, 995 for POP and 993 for IMAP. Check out my page here wi...
by brother.gabriel
2014-03-24 04:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail list
Replies: 7
Views: 1767

Re: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail

Ugh. Now that I think about all that, I don't want to try and code it. Man that looks like a lot of work. Maybe I'll just post directions about how to send an email... I searched through Stack Overflow for an answer: here is an answer I made to someone else , with some links from other posts. This f...
by brother.gabriel
2014-03-24 00:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail list
Replies: 7
Views: 1767

Re: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail

Perhaps someone on this forum has already worked something out? I'm running asp.net, and I don't really want to run php also.
by brother.gabriel
2014-03-23 21:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail list
Replies: 7
Views: 1767

Re: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail

Thanks for answering! I was thinking about doing something like that, but wasn't sure how to go about faking the sending address. I'm going to try that out, and don't worry - I'll be sure to add a robot-trap. If I get stuck, I'll post here again. If it works, I'll mention my success. @percepts - hav...
by brother.gabriel
2014-03-23 19:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail list
Replies: 7
Views: 1767

How to create a button in web page to subscribe to mail list

If I have created a mailing distribution list, how can I set it up so that I have a button on my web page and a box for them to put their email - then they can subscribe to my mailing list that way. We have a google apps domain, too ( and I posted a question here about it , but have no answers yet)....
by brother.gabriel
2013-08-08 07:10
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Well, I'd suggest looking over the docs at " installation and setup " and " how to set up your first list ". Really, everything should be there. After you've read that and tried it, I'll be happy to help. But you've got to read it. I wrote it so you can read it. It's a lot, but there are a lot of pi...
by brother.gabriel
2013-08-08 04:48
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Weeeelll, no, it's not really thaaaat simple... Read the section in the docs for "installation" before you begin. But before you can install the script, you have to install hMailServer and get it running, too. Chances are, however, that if you get hMailServer working, you might have what it takes to...
by brother.gabriel
2013-08-08 02:58
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Well, it's just a vbs script, so you can always change it to suit your fancy. You can make it do anything you want.

If you find any significant improvements or fix any bugs, post back here so we can update the script (I've sort of put myself in charge of it since I wrote the documentation pages).
by brother.gabriel
2013-08-08 02:15
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

You can do just about anything. Have you taken a look at the documentation for it? Take a look at the "Features" section.
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 22:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

Weeeelll, The write_log function is part of the list-server script that I sort of have been working on. You are welcome to fish it out! I would have posted it, but then you have to figure out a few other things to go with it. If you want to use it, it would be better for you to see the entire script...
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 21:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

Oh - write_log is a function in my script; d1 is some parameter. Just remove the write_log calls.
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 21:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

Sorry, never mind the top of the thread - I posted it in the last code.
will this event work for emails pulled from external pop ? i'll give both a try
Ha ha, I don't know! I'd be interested to find out!
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 20:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

You have to use the Sub OnDeliverMessage(oMessage) sub toward the top of the thread. This will read the incoming messages and add the x headers for sharepoint to be able to pick them up. Whenever a message arrives for the specified domain, it gets moved into the folder you specify in the parameters....
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 18:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

Check out my script above - it has a place where you can specify the path to drop mail. I created a separate subdomain for my sharepoint mail, that way I know that any mail coming into that domain is destined for sharepoint - this way I don't have to filter it, I only have to move it. Here are a few...
by brother.gabriel
2013-06-07 17:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint
Replies: 29
Views: 12752

Re: E-mail Drop Folder for Sharepoint

JR, don't worry, there are actually several folks always watching the forums here! We have both sharepoint and hmailserver running behind our primary firewall. The firewall allows for mail traffic to pass, and uses NAT. For my configuration, I have hmailserver put messages in a network folder. Then ...
by brother.gabriel
2013-05-06 15:51
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Mr. Toast,

Okay. If you find anything out, let me know and I'll be happy to update the script and/or documentation.
by brother.gabriel
2013-05-06 01:07
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Also, are you using hMailServer version 4? My fixes messed up the backward compability. I am using version 5 with this script and never get any of the errors you are reporting (that doesn't mean much, however :cry: ).
by brother.gabriel
2013-05-06 01:05
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

The log problem - I think I know the answer to that one.

I hMailServer Administrator, under Settings, go to "Logging" and make sure that "Keep Files Open" is unchecked. If it is checked, it locks the log file.
by brother.gabriel
2013-05-05 17:37
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Hi, Mr. Toast,

Hmmm...

Now that I look at it, I think my messages have the same problem.

I'll have to look at that.

If anyone has a clue, I'm all ears.
by brother.gabriel
2013-04-13 17:15
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Simon, if you were missing those two variables, it was my fault. I'm glad you didn't give up - you got me on that one. I was using my production server as a dev server and copying out the settings for the distribution, and I guess I missed copying over those two constants. I took a look through the ...
by brother.gabriel
2013-04-12 19:01
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Did you read through this page: http://www.sspxusa.org/goodies/hMailServer/listserver_manual/notes/how_to_set_up_your_first_list_9.html Point Number 5 says, 5.Set the name of your list-level settings file. Remember the name of the distribution list you created? Go into the config\bobsdomain.com dire...
by brother.gabriel
2013-04-12 16:46
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

I'm sorry; I had misnamed the file; try it again.

I assume the documentation link works, however.
by brother.gabriel
2013-04-12 16:24
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Hello.


I made some documentation here:
http://www.sspxusa.org/goodies/hMailSer ... manual.htm

But here is the download link:
http://www.sspxusa.org/goodies/hMailSer ... Server.zip

I don't make any guarantees, but I am using this in production.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-06 00:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Awstats logdelivery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 6557

Re: Awstats logdelivery failure

Okay, I'm with you.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 23:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Awstats logdelivery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 6557

Re: Awstats logdelivery failure

I just want to understand what the report was saying. LogDeliveryFailure That phrase could seemingly be interpreted two ways: 1. error in delivering a log file (which doesn't make sense) 2. writing to the awstat log that there was a mail delivery failure - in other words, writing 530 to the awstat l...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 22:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Awstats logdelivery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 6557

Re: Awstats logdelivery failure

Hi, Mr. Bill. Thanks for answering. Well, I'd like to check it out first, before I disable it. But I find it interesting as it keeps a clean log of all the connections. Now, I posted to this other thread about how to get awstats working so I can try out the awstats log. But why does it say "LogDeliv...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 22:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Awstats
Replies: 6
Views: 3561

Re: Awstats

Hi, fellas. I want to try out the awstats with hMailServer. I've got perl installed, and I started the www folder that comes with awstats as a website in my iis. Looking at the awstats.model.conf file, I think I'm getting into a bees nest. I just want to look at hMailServer log files in a nicer way ...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 21:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Awstats logdelivery failure
Replies: 7
Views: 6557

Awstats logdelivery failure

Hello, fellas, In my hmailserver standard log, when I look for the spam connections, here is a standard spammer smtp failure. However, my question is what does this line mean? "DEBUG" 1764 "2013-03-05 13:31:30.423" "AWStats::LogDeliveryFailure" "TCPIP" 1764 "2013-03-05 13:31:29.470" "TCP - 190.2.22....
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 19:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to use the DNS Blacklists
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: How to use the DNS Blacklists

Thanks, y'all. I understand now. I've enabled both spamhaus and spamcop and can see certain connections getting a spam rating now.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 18:52
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 as stable
Replies: 37
Views: 15764

Re: 5.4 as stable

Is this really still in the works? Who out there that uses hMailServer doesn't use version 5.x, anyway? I can't believe its still considered beta after all these years.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-05 18:49
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?
Replies: 7
Views: 4254

Re: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?

Thanks, Mr. Bill. I saw you mentioned this link earlier.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 17:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to use the DNS Blacklists
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: How to use the DNS Blacklists

Ah, now that makes more sense to me. Thank you very much!
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 17:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to use the DNS Blacklists
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

Re: How to use the DNS Blacklists

Caspar, This is a common misinterpretation. The DNSBL gives the result: 127.0.0.1 etc. it is not the IP address that is returned if it is blocked. Expected results are if i'm correct the results you get back for results that are not in the blacklist, or eventually are in the blacklist. Thanks for an...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 17:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to use the DNS Blacklists
Replies: 6
Views: 3226

How to use the DNS Blacklists

Hello, y'all! I am trying to trim up my spam protection. hMS comes with two DNS blacklist providers already entered: zen.spamhaus.org and bl.spamcomp.net The range for spamhaus is: 127.0.0.2-8|127.0.0.10-11 And the range for spamcop is: 127.0.0.2 But those are local addresses. I'm not sure what thes...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 15:46
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

P.S., y'all, if anyone has downloaded my package before March 4, I had left a call to a "CopyMessageToSharepointDropFolder(oMessage)" function in the OnDeliverMessage sub. But I remembered this just this morning and removed it, as it doesn't belong to the ListServer script. I've updated the package ...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 15:44
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Caspar, in the beginning I annotated everywhere in the script where I made a change, but in the last round, I made so many that I gave up on that. If you want a line-by-line, you'll have to use a file-comparitor such as WinMerge. If your intention is to check with the backward compatibility of the s...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 03:51
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?
Replies: 7
Views: 4254

Re: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?

@random, Do you have a sample I could work with?
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-04 03:30
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Distribution list enhancement
Replies: 110
Views: 76559

Re: Distribution list enhancement

Updated the ListServer Script to version 2.4. Tested with hMailServer 5.4-B1942. Made extensive improvements to the documentation . This is probably the best improvement. There are even configuration examples . You can see the changes to the script in the history . This is the last version of the sc...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-03 04:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Better to pay for email
Replies: 7
Views: 1642

Re: Better to pay for email

Matt, maybe you can delete it! What a terrible thread!
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-03 03:23
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?
Replies: 7
Views: 4254

Re: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?

Hi, Matt, Well, I know you can COM hMailServer - which is one of the reasons why I chose it. But can you write modules that will get into the events loop like the EventsHandler.vbs script? I want to use the addon to "intercept" the incoming messages so I can "do stuff" to them. In other words, I wan...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-03 01:22
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Customize each mail sended since a distribution list
Replies: 4
Views: 3767

Re: Customize each mail sended since a distribution list

Ha ha! :lol: i'm about 9 years too late for this! However, I'll post a pseudo-solution in case anyone else comes here looking for answers. First thing is to install the listserver script . To do this, you need access to a webserver. Basically, you create a web page that has the ability to send an em...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-02 17:03
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?
Replies: 7
Views: 4254

Addons or Modules rather than Scripts?

Is it possible with hMailServer to write an addon or extension rather than just a script? I am working on the ListServer script, but would prefer to code in .net instead of vbs.
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-01 01:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No Attachments for Lists
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

Solved: No Attachments for Lists

Mr. Bill, ah, that's what I wanted to know. I took a further look in the listserver script: http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=15301&p=140773#p140773 ... and found the setting in the config file: # allowed attachments, suffixes separted by # # * or emtpy -> allow all (default) # n...
by brother.gabriel
2013-03-01 00:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No Attachments for Lists
Replies: 8
Views: 2472

No Attachments for Lists

Salvete! I just discovered that Distribution Lists cannot receive attachments. Is that intended/known, or am I missing a setting somewhere? I'm not sure if it is on account of the ListServer script, however. I'd test, but I don't have a dev hMailServer ready yet. Can anyone confirm/deny that hMailSe...
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-26 19:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Invalid sender domain
Replies: 6
Views: 4858

Re: Invalid sender domain

Okay, I added mail.mydomain.org Now I am getting, from the same servers as last time, a different message: Error Type: SMTP Remote server (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) issued an error. hMailServer sent: RCPT TO:<soandso@somewhere.com> Remote server replied: 550 Sender has no A, AAAA, or MX DNS records. mail.myr...
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-22 06:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Invalid sender domain
Replies: 6
Views: 4858

Re: Invalid sender domain

Thank you, Matt. I've made the change and will see what happens.
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-22 05:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Invalid sender domain
Replies: 6
Views: 4858

Re: Invalid sender domain

What if I have three mail domains?
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-22 01:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Invalid sender domain
Replies: 6
Views: 4858

Invalid sender domain

I have created an email list and there are a couple of addresses on the list whose server replies Remote server replied: 550 5.1.0 Invalid sender domain and another response I get is Remote server replied: 550 Access denied - Invalid HELO name (See RFC5321 4.1.1.1) and another Remote server replied:...
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-20 23:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Blacklist robot
Replies: 15
Views: 4324

Re: Blacklist robot

Thanks, Mr. Bill,

Look - it's working!

"TCPIP" 1756 "2013-02-20 13:46:14.579" "TCP - 36.231.71.119 connected to [my server's ip]."
"DEBUG" 1756 "2013-02-20 13:46:14.579" "Client connection from 36.231.71.119 was not accepted. Blocked either by IP range or by connection limit."
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-20 07:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Blacklist robot
Replies: 15
Views: 4324

Re: Blacklist robot

Mr. Bill, thanks a bushel for all your wonderful help. I really appreciate it. I don't have but a handful of users, as we use the hMailServer mainly for mailing lists and for email for our Sharepoint Server, and for use by some of our applications. I know the 3 or 4 addresses are not one of my users...
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-19 20:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Blacklist robot
Replies: 15
Views: 4324

Re: Blacklist robot

The one dastardly fellow sends mail from dfteryeh@hotmail.com (36.231.71.119) and has the receipt sent to sss@k888.tw (36.231.71.119). He has another address at amd2@hotmail.com (36.231.14.108) and gets receipts to 111@k888.tw (36.231.14.108) or sss@k888.tw (36.231.71.119)
by brother.gabriel
2013-02-19 19:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Blacklist robot
Replies: 15
Views: 4324

Re: Blacklist robot

Mr. Bill, thank you very much. I'm not sure I get it yet. I've set autoban to 5 attempts, 30 minutes before reset, and 60 minutes to autoban, and checked it to be enabled. How do I know if an auto-ban has happened? You said to "edit the ip range..." - do you mean the "DNS Host" box in the DNS Blackl...