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by ravensorb
2019-01-11 03:23
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Documentation for Message Flags
Replies: 8
Views: 1255

Documentation for Message Flags

I am looking to create a script that does things based on the current message flag (has it been read or not, is it locked or not, etc). I was curious does anyone know if there is any documentation on the message flag property? I looked here in the docs (https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/late...
by ravensorb
2015-06-10 12:53
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Redirecting or Forwarding existing messages to another server
Replies: 2
Views: 1053

Redirecting or Forwarding existing messages to another server

Greetings, I had a question for everyone. I have a requirement to store an exact copy of all existing email on my server on another server (compliance requirement). I know that there is a forward feature where current incoming email can be sent to another location without rewriting the message. I wa...
by ravensorb
2009-09-28 23:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Ok, glad it was something simpler :) Looks like the mail server has stabilized at this point. The only issue I am running into now is that after leaving hMailAdmin open for more than 8 hours I get the following when I click on something The server threw an exception. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80010...
by ravensorb
2009-09-26 04:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Except right after restart)

Martin, I do not think this duplicate message issue is the result of an outlook bug. The reason being is that I am getting the duplicate messages via IMAP on my iPhone and in Thunderbird (both POP3 and IMAP). I think there is still something weird happening with the message ids that are being genera...
by ravensorb
2009-09-24 03:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Remember the duplicate messages that kept being downloading? well it is starting to happen to more and more messages. Now I am getting "spammed" by a message with this subject

Topic reply notification - "Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)"

How's that for irony :)
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 20:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

martin wrote:My Skype connection seems to be down. Send the details in a private message here.

Would appreciate if you do it right away. It's getting late here...
PM Sent -- and thanks again for the help...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 20:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Sure, I can set that up.

Any chance you have skype? If so, we can set up a quick chat session and I'll get you a user name/password.
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 20:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

How many delivery threads have you configured hMailServer to use? Did you restart the hMailServer service after you disabled the ClamWin integration? > Here is a line indicating that the message is actually saved to my account folder So what happens after this? What do you see in the log when you t...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 20:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Restore would be copy the data directory back, import the database the opposite way you exported it ;) I assume your running MSSQL which I can't help you with. I only use MySQL. there are lots of posts on the forum about how to backup and restore. Can you point me to a few of the better ones -- may...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 20:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Ok :) The problem with that is it would be a full SQL restore of the backed up data -- which means it would overwrite the newly created data. This would most likely mean that the problem would come right back. My guess would be that to accomplish what you are suggesting (which is a good idea), I wou...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 19:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Yes, I know :)

But if you look there nothing written about a restore -- only backup.
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 19:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

So any thoughts or posts I can look at for the import process?
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 19:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

In the upgrade notes there is the following When upgrading to hMailServer 5.2, message UID's will be regenerated. If your email client has connected information to the specific UID's, this information may be lost. For example, some email clients store flag information such as Important and Follow up...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 18:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Can you point me to a list of steps for importing the backup?
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 17:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Getting even more interesting. remember that "spam" set of emails I sent to my account yesterday? Now every time I check my email via POP3 I get one of those emails (every time it is the same email -- even if I delete it). [Edit] And when I restart the server -- it decides to pick a different messag...
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 16:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Any chance you know how to get a hold of Martin? It would be great if he could point me in a direction to try and figure this out. Maybe what tables or indexes to look at?
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 16:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

SQL 2005 with latest SP.

And no, the database upgrade with zero errors. Right now i am tempted to upgrade to 5.3 just to see if that fixes the issue.
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 16:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Another thing that I noticed -- after leaving the hAdmin tool open for more than 6 or 7 hours, when I go to "stop" the server, I get either an exception or it just hangs.

I'll post more next time it happens.
by ravensorb
2009-09-23 14:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

I have some more information -- it seems this problem is existing for every mailbox on the server and the only way to fix it is to "spam" the folder just as the server is starting up.

This problem is getting critical -- I now have about 50 users reporting the issue.
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 17:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Interesting question. So here is what I have found. If I start sending messages just before stopping the server (and keep sending messages for at least 10 minutes) everything seems to stabilize and work. Without doing this, the server seems to stop working right after the first check for new mail.
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 15:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Here is a line indicating that test message is actual delivered. "APPLICATION" 5420 "2009-09-22 09:36:37.234" "SMTPDeliverer - Message 9049553: Delivering message from ravensorb@gmail.com to sanderson@eye-catcher.com. File: m:\hMailServer\Data\{8B6CF675-338D-4456-A030-7690237471EB}.eml" Here is a li...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 15:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Question, I noticed that as of the upgrade it seems like every row in the hm_messages table has the column "messagelocked" set to 1, where all of the messages from before the upgrade have that column set to 0 -- might this be significant? Update -- never mind, I was looking at too small of a sample ...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 15:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

My reason for the questions is that it might help me figure out where the problem is occurring. As for clam -- I am using ClamAV installed as a service. To verify that was not the issue, I stopped the service and disabled the integration with hMailserver. I have turned on all logging (including debu...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 14:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Completely disabled -- stopped service, set ports for hMailserver back to defaults, restarted hMailServer. So I understand your line of questioning, but I am curious about the why -- if the message is showing up in the hMailServer database on on the file system (and the eml file is valid -- no corru...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 14:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

My thought is that something went wrong in my specific upgrade -- but I am not sure where to look. My gut feeling is that there is a flag in the database that is not being set or an in memory index that is not being updated. Yes - I use ASSP Yes - I have disabled ASSP and the issue still exists No -...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 14:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Re: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Everything is identical to what is was prior to the upgrade -- no other changes were made. I can verify that the record does make it into the server and into the database -- I can see it in the hm_messages table (below is the record in the database for the test message -- each line is a column) ----...
by ravensorb
2009-09-22 12:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)
Replies: 45
Views: 9647

Emails not making it to Mailbox (Expect right after restart)

Martin, I just upgraded to 5.2.1 B361 (from 5.1.x), and now it seems that all messages are getting stuck somewhere between the incoming SMTP delivery queue and the actual mail box. Example: I will send an email from gmail to my mail server, I can see in the log files that it arrived at the server in...
by ravensorb
2008-12-04 05:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

Re: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

Yes -- with the new log file I have double checked to make sure it is set to simple.
by ravensorb
2008-12-03 14:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

Re: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

Thanks :) I already have a weekly maintenance plan that does exactly what you are suggesting. It seem that when I do a "shrink" on the log file, it drops by 4 MB and then immediately grows out by 4MB -- resulting in it staying at the original size. At this point, I have removed the old log file and ...
by ravensorb
2008-12-03 03:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

Re: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

Good thoughts - I appreciate the help. here is the only reference to my database file 2008-12-02 06:28:08.93 spid16s Analysis of database 'hMailServer' (5) is 100% complete (approximately 0 seconds remain). This is an informational message only. No user action is required. 2008-12-02 06:28:09.06 spi...
by ravensorb
2008-12-03 02:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

Re: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

That's the odd thing, all of the tables have a pretty small row count. The larges is hm_messages with 447478 records. If I didn't know better I would say there is a transaction that has been left open, however I am fairly sure that is not the case (as it would close if I rebooted and then allow me t...
by ravensorb
2008-12-03 02:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

Re: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

Both of those tables contain 0 records. Besides wouldn't that contribute to the size of the database data file (mdf) not the database log file (ldf)?
by ravensorb
2008-12-03 02:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.
Replies: 11
Views: 2711

MSSQL Server Database Log File for hMailServer is huge.

I have been running hMailServer for a while now and am a big fan. Recently I noticed (I should have noticed earlier but that is my fault) that the database log file has grown to around 28GB (whereas the data file is only 148MB). I have tried truncating the log before and after backups to no avail. A...
by ravensorb
2008-10-30 05:23
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Question regarding extensibility of core server
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

Re: Question regarding extensibility of core server

very true, but then I need to write my own server, handle logging, connections, etc. The idea of having an extensible server would mean that we could take advantage of the excellent work that Martin has done on the core server and its services.
by ravensorb
2008-10-29 21:35
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Question regarding extensibility of core server
Replies: 3
Views: 1845

Question regarding extensibility of core server

Martin, I was curious if you have given any thought to allowing for extensibility of the core server to add additional services. For example, I am looking to add a shared calendar service for some of my users. It would be great if I could load an iCal and/or CalDAV service into the core server produ...
by ravensorb
2008-09-27 18:48
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.0, build 305 (Alpha)
Replies: 17
Views: 6579

Re: hMailServer 5.0, build 305 (Alpha)

Martin,

I was curious as to your thoughts on the stability of 5.0? Do you think it is almost ready for beta testing in production? Or do you feel that still has a way to go?
by ravensorb
2008-09-01 02:15
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.0, build 301 (Alpha)
Replies: 21
Views: 8204

Re: hMailServer 5.0, build 301 (Alpha)

Question - how close do you think this build is to a beta?
by ravensorb
2007-10-01 01:40
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: SpamAssasin Integration
Replies: 49
Views: 40252

It would be great if you could add two threshold options as well. One to mark a message as spam (subject rewrite) and a second one to indicate that a message should be rejected.
by ravensorb
2007-08-05 02:27
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: More distribution list options
Replies: 11
Views: 8541

What about thoughts around list processing? Like, subscribe, unsubscribe, digest mode, etc?
by ravensorb
2007-07-04 15:46
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Does the message object "reload" the message after
Replies: 2
Views: 1899

Thanks I'll try that -- I must have missed that one in the documentation.
by ravensorb
2007-07-04 15:02
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Does the message object "reload" the message after
Replies: 2
Views: 1899

Does the message object "reload" the message after

I am curious, does anyone know if the message object always reflects the current version of the message file? The reason I am asking is that if I have an external program modify the file (add new headers) in a script, can I then access the new headers via the message object -- or do I need to load a...
by ravensorb
2007-06-30 05:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Does hMailServer support Sieve - RFC 3028?
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Does hMailServer support Sieve - RFC 3028?

I know that hMailServer supports server side filtering, but does it also support SIEVE -- RFC 3028 - http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3028.txt ? I am looking for some sort of standard way to have clients add/edit filters (if there is such a thing). If I can find one, I was thinking about written a p...
by ravensorb
2007-06-28 23:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Get the original "to" addresses instead of the res
Replies: 4
Views: 2333

That was a typo on my part :) Sorry about that. I did indeed mean to refer to the recipient addresses.
by ravensorb
2007-06-25 01:56
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Get the original "to" addresses instead of the res
Replies: 4
Views: 2333

Very cool.

Just out of curiosity, why are you altering the original from address in the message at all? Doesn't that affect the "reply-to" ability when the message is received?

Or is the message persisted with the original from, it is only in memory that it is being manipulated?
by ravensorb
2007-06-19 13:43
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Daily Rollover option for all log files
Replies: 5
Views: 3052

Like I said those are rolling over just fine. However, if you have scripts that use the "WriteEvent" method, hMailServer creates an "hmailserver_events.log" file -- this does not rollover. Neithre does the awstats log file.
by ravensorb
2007-06-19 02:31
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Daily Rollover option for all log files
Replies: 5
Views: 3052

The main logs are, but not the "extra" log file -- at least they never have been for me.

I have been running hMailServer for 6 or 7 months, and I have on awstats log file and one events log file. I will agree that I was mistake on the error log file :) It does seem to roll over.
by ravensorb
2007-06-19 00:52
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Daily Rollover option for all log files
Replies: 5
Views: 3052

Daily Rollover option for all log files

I noticed that the ERROR, Events, and awstats logs do not rollover on a daily basis. It would be great if there was a config option to determin if/when the logs roll over.
by ravensorb
2007-06-19 00:30
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Get the original "to" addresses instead of the res
Replies: 4
Views: 2333

Get the original "to" addresses instead of the res

I noticed that both OnDeliverMessage and OnAcceptMessage both provide a message object that has the recipients object after all aliases have been expanded. Is there anyway to get the original recipients? The issue I want to handle is have aliases setup for different spam processing address (report_s...
by ravensorb
2007-05-30 04:29
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5 - hMailServer Administrator
Replies: 49
Views: 30966

Two thoughts

- A "folder" pick list for defining rules for things like move/copy
- More realtime stats (external spam, breakdown per blacklist, etc).
by ravensorb
2007-02-24 04:55
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4, Build 260 (Alpha)
Replies: 29
Views: 14690

Re: Problem with mostrecent alpha version

Martin, I could really use some help with this one as I have started to get a lot of reports from users experiencing this issue -- and right now I cannot even seem to find a temporary fix. I upgraded yesterday to the latest alpha and now I am getting the following when trying to check my mail ----- ...
by ravensorb
2007-02-14 05:03
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4, Build 260 (Alpha)
Replies: 29
Views: 14690

Re: Problem with mostrecent alpha version

I upgraded yesterday to the latest alpha and now I am getting the following when trying to check my mail ----- Task '1) sanderson@eye-catcher.com - Receiving' reported error (0x80042110) : 'Your POP3 server is providing inconsistent information. The number of messages returned by the STAT command d...
by ravensorb
2007-02-14 04:43
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.4, Build 260 (Alpha)
Replies: 29
Views: 14690

Problem with mostrecent alpha version

I upgraded yesterday to the latest alpha and now I am getting the following when trying to check my mail ----- Task '1) sanderson@eye-catcher.com - Receiving' reported error (0x80042110) : 'Your POP3 server is providing inconsistent information. The number of messages returned by the STAT command do...
by ravensorb
2007-02-08 04:10
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer API
Replies: 17
Views: 14027

What about .NET remoting? My biggest issue wth the current COM API is that it is not really practical to use in terms of remote admin. Sure, I can build/use a web interface that is build around the COM API -- but that is just a layer ontop of a layer. If you are not big on SOAP or Remoting -- what a...
by ravensorb
2007-01-23 01:06
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: POP before SMTP
Replies: 10
Views: 8121

Keep in mind that for clients that do not support ESMTP not having this feature means that the password is transmitted twice in plain text over the internet -- that along is a decent reason.
by ravensorb
2007-01-21 21:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

I did just that :)

Thanks
by ravensorb
2007-01-19 20:11
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: POP before SMTP
Replies: 10
Views: 8121

Agreed. I just migrated from XMail and got "caught" by this one. had to quickly send out an email to everyone on my server on how to change their settings :)
by ravensorb
2007-01-19 20:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

True, I forogt, three is a "use same password" option.

Thanks for reminding me :)

Still, if you get around to it, I would really appreciate this getting added.

Thanks again.
by ravensorb
2007-01-19 19:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

my customers are using Outlook, so it is more of a hassle for me to get them to all reconfigure there systems. But I am a bit surprised by the "dying" comment -- I cannot remember a place that I have worked at that has used anything else (when using POP3/SMTP). It is usually the easieis since most a...
by ravensorb
2007-01-19 19:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

martin wrote:No, it doesn't.
Bummer -- any plans to support this?
by ravensorb
2007-01-19 17:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

POP3 before SMTP as SMTP Authentication?

I have been searching but cannot seem to find an answer for this -- does anyone know if hMailServer supports the "POP3 before STMP" as an authentication method for sending email through hMailServer?

Thanks