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by Bingo
2006-05-12 12:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP error : RFC 1918 ?!
Replies: 3
Views: 3651

OK, I think I understand....
The last MX record of my domain (the one with the lowest priority) is on a private network...
It should never be used though, but I think the problem is here.
Thanks a lot for your answer !
by Bingo
2006-05-12 09:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP error : RFC 1918 ?!
Replies: 3
Views: 3651

SMTP error : RFC 1918 ?!

Hi all ! One of my user has problems sending emails to 2 domains. He gets an error stating : The following recipient(s) could not be reached: hidden@hidden.ext Error Type: SMTP Error Description: Error message from remote server Message: 554 <hidden2@hidden2.ext>: Sender address rejected: Domain MX ...
by Bingo
2006-04-13 17:36
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Delay-spam-protection
Replies: 55
Views: 42216

Martin, in http://projects.puremagic.com/greylisting/whitepaper.html, there is a description of this case under "Implementation Caveat". The delaying tactic that is the core of Greylisting may cause undesired delays if the host it is running on allows clients that will be using regularly changing IP...
by Bingo
2006-03-30 17:10
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Can't send big attachment??
Replies: 3
Views: 3173

Have you tried with a different browser, or from a different location ?
Have you checked you IIS logs for errors ?
Try to send your email and write down the exact time, then flush your IIS logs and check what happened at that time.
by Bingo
2006-01-10 16:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How many user are using the build-in MySQL Server?
Replies: 10
Views: 6558

explorer1979 wrote:Of course, I am a newbie MySQL, so don't know how to not stop the MySQL do a hot FULL backup safely ..
mysqldump will probably suit your needs : http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/mysqldump.html
by Bingo
2005-12-27 18:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.
Replies: 5
Views: 3176

OK martin, it works great ! :D Thanks a lot ! Here is the code, with better use of variables ;) Option Explicit Dim oWSHShell Dim intButton Set oWSHShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") intButton = oWSHShell.Popup("Is this an export ?" & vbNewLine & "If you click on ""No"", the script will a...
by Bingo
2005-12-27 18:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.
Replies: 5
Views: 3176

Martin, sorry I had not seen your reply. I had rewritten my code, adding .alladdresses = false and .save after the loop. Do Until oFile.AtEndOfStream strAddress = oFile.ReadLine() Set strRouteAddress = oHMSApplication.Settings.Routes.Item(i).Addresses.Add() strRouteAddress.Address = strAddress strRo...
by Bingo
2005-12-27 18:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.
Replies: 5
Views: 3176

OK, I went a little bit further in my investigations. It looks like the address list is erased from within the hMailServer administration interface : When I create the address lists through the script, everything is fine (I wrote a small script to test the existence of routes and the existence of ad...
by Bingo
2005-12-27 17:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.
Replies: 5
Views: 3176

Some feedback here :

I worked around this problem by deleting and re-creating an entry in every address list.
This is not very efficient, but it works.

Hopefully this strange bug will be fixed soon.
by Bingo
2005-12-20 00:27
Forum: Scripting
Topic: OnAcceptMessage event
Replies: 3
Views: 2888

martin wrote:so I'm not sure what benefits the event would give you.
Only to have it now. ;)
Just joking of course.

Is there a roadmap for 4.3 ?
by Bingo
2005-12-19 23:45
Forum: Scripting
Topic: OnAcceptMessage event
Replies: 3
Views: 2888

OnAcceptMessage event

martin, I have made a quite simple VBScript that implements greylisting (AKA delay spam protection in another thread), but the I am facing two problems : The first one is that the only suitable event to check if the message hould be accepted is OnAcceptMessage, and this event triggers too late if I ...
by Bingo
2005-12-19 13:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.
Replies: 5
Views: 3176

Address list for smtp routes lost after restart.

Hi all ! I run to hMailServers 4.1 B136 On of them is a backup MX that I configured following this procedure . I added addresses for all my smtp routes. The problem is that those addresses are lost whenever I restart hMailServer, or even whenever I lock the computer and unlock it. I use the srcipt t...
by Bingo
2005-12-15 16:51
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Delay-spam-protection
Replies: 55
Views: 42216

michaelm wrote:in thought, 421 does seem a little unfriendly..
Yes, but the effect would be the same I believe.
Maybe martin could implement it in an even more friendly way, with a "451 4.7.1 Greylisting implemented, please try again later." ?
I don't know if changing the message complies with the RFCs ?
by Bingo
2005-12-15 15:35
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Delay-spam-protection
Replies: 55
Views: 42216

Re: Greylisting

michaelm wrote:The correct response code should be 4.2.1 (transient error), not 250.
I think the correct response should be :

Code: Select all

451 4.7.1 Please try again later
You can check this whitepaper for a very detailed description of greylisting.
by Bingo
2005-12-12 13:05
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Add listren multi port other than SMTP 25
Replies: 8
Views: 8357

I'd like this feature too, but just to let you know : ASSP can listen on 2 SMTP ports at the same time.
by Bingo
2005-12-07 21:41
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Delay-spam-protection
Replies: 55
Views: 42216

martin wrote:No, but it will probably be included in the next version.
That's goos news martin ! :)
by Bingo
2005-12-06 16:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Use ASSP with hMailServer
Replies: 204
Views: 301276

dennism wrote:Oki, but I have a lot of domains on my server - should I have to enter all of them?
Yes, but I believe you could easily script that.
by Bingo
2005-12-01 13:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Use ASSP with hMailServer
Replies: 204
Views: 301276

Re: ASSP - SMTP port

Changing the SMTP port of hMailServer from 25 to 125 results in a blocking of all ASP and ASP.net scripts that send email by CDO component; when using this component one has to configure the port and other parameters. I would like to use ASSP avoiding that all the scripts on the server have to be u...
by Bingo
2005-11-29 16:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MYSQL and CPU usage
Replies: 4
Views: 2905

Are you familiar with MySQL's administration ? If you are, if can try first to see what are the processes that keep running on MySQL. You can do this by turning on the "slow query log", or checking the processlist with a mysql interface (the command line tool, for instance). Depending on what you fi...
by Bingo
2005-11-29 15:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Use ASSP with hMailServer
Replies: 204
Views: 301276

We simply email to spam@mydomain.com or notspam@mydomain.com or whitelist@mydomain.com. This is universally compatible. No issues with Outlook so far. You mean that you "forward" messages to those addresses ? If I quote the message I got on ASSP's forum : I will note that, at least mith Microsoft M...
by Bingo
2005-11-28 19:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Use ASSP with hMailServer
Replies: 204
Views: 301276

Ok thanks for the answer !
I also posted on sourceforge and got the same answer !
The poster pointed out that emails forwarded by Outlook in "inline" mode where not properly handled by ASSP'semail interface. Do some of you have any feedback to provide on this issue ?
by Bingo
2005-11-28 16:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Use ASSP with hMailServer
Replies: 204
Views: 301276

Great How-To, thanks ! I have some questions before installing though, regarding the learning phase : the documentation mentions a "spam" and "not-spam" folder, and states that the administrator should move emails between these folders before telling ASSP to relearn. IS this process exactly equivale...
by Bingo
2005-11-28 14:46
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: MySQL 5.0
Replies: 16
Views: 10829

From some of my own tests when inserting batches of data: - Using "traditional" queries I was averaging 22444 inserts per 10 minutes - Using prepared statements & stored procedures I attained 335969 inserts in less than 2 minutes I am quite surprised by these statistics, because I believe that MySQ...
by Bingo
2005-11-25 13:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Link hMailServer MySQL database to Microsoft Access
Replies: 9
Views: 13277

No I don't. But the datatype for messagesize will indirectly be used as datatype for quota as well. If you run select sum(messagesize) from hm_messages , the sum will never be bigger than the datatype of the messagesize column. If the messagesize column is of type smallint, the sum will never get a...
by Bingo
2005-11-21 18:19
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Delay-spam-protection
Replies: 55
Views: 42216

martin,
Have you been working on this lately ?
I am really thinking about stopping my RBL-checks, because some majors ISPs are listed in RBLs nowadays, and that's very bad for everybody... :(
by Bingo
2005-11-07 17:57
Forum: Scripting
Topic: VBScript & Collections ?
Replies: 5
Views: 4527

martin wrote:Well, it's somewhat by design. ;)
I haven't figured out how to get it to work with for each yet.. :)
Ahah OK, it's fine then ! :D ;)
by Bingo
2005-11-07 16:28
Forum: Scripting
Topic: VBScript & Collections ?
Replies: 5
Views: 4527

VBScript & Collections ?

Hi all ! I just wrote my forst script for hMailServer (works nicely ! :D), but I have not been able to loop through the exposed collections : Dim oHMSApplication Dim oHMSDomain Set oHMSApplication = CreateObject("hMailServer.Application") oHMSApplication.Connect For Each oHMSDomain In oHMSApplicatio...
by Bingo
2005-11-07 16:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Backup MX / Addresses
Replies: 3
Views: 3084

Ok, I wrote a little script to do that. Basically, it works like that : First, run it on your production server. In the first dialog, select "Yes" to create the address lists. There are no options, so the script will create one file for each domain or each domain-alias on your server. In these files...
by Bingo
2005-11-05 16:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Backup MX / Addresses
Replies: 3
Views: 3084

martin wrote:You would have to create a script that does this. It can be done using the hMailServer COM API. :\
OK, I'll check it out.
I'll share my VBScript if I think it's good enough to be used by anybody ;)
by Bingo
2005-11-03 17:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Backup MX / Addresses
Replies: 3
Views: 3084

Backup MX / Addresses

Hi ! A while ago, I set up an hMailServer as a backup for my main hMailServer installation. It works fine, but I never took time to enter all my local email addresses in the appropriate tab, for many reasons : 1/ you have to enter them one by one, and it takes a long time 2/ you have to enter all th...
by Bingo
2005-11-03 17:00
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: MySQL 5.0
Replies: 16
Views: 10829

pre-compiled stored procedures excute much faster than dynamic SQL queries. True, but there is not a lot of documentation available about MySQL stored procedures performance. I am not sure that they are precompiled. Those I tried executed very fast, but it was not easy to tell whether they were fas...
by Bingo
2005-11-03 16:51
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: MySQL 5.0
Replies: 16
Views: 10829

matty wrote:Upgrading would mean you could also use stored procedures in the MSSQL DB, right martin? Sounds good to me!
T-SQL and the stored procedure syntax in MySQL are quite different I believe.

I forgot that many people where not using the integrated database, and that is indeed a good point.
by Bingo
2005-10-28 13:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook & IMAP & 100% CPU
Replies: 0
Views: 2207

Outlook & IMAP & 100% CPU

Hi all ! This is not really an hMailServer issue, more an Outlook issue. I configured my Outlook account as an IMAP account, and now Outlook uses 100% CPU ! This must be a very low priority thread, since it does not seem to slow down my computer (CPU usage drops when another process needs CPU), but ...
by Bingo
2005-10-28 12:47
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: SQL Optimalization
Replies: 4
Views: 4766

rattenfanger, your slow query log clearly tells that this query took less than 1 second to run (# Query_time: 0) !
I don't understand why it has been logged, but it is not a slow query, that's for sure ;)
by Bingo
2005-10-28 12:43
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: MySQL 5.0
Replies: 16
Views: 10829

martin, I'm sure that stored procedures could help a lot !
I did some testing for my company, and they work very well !
They are fast, and if you spend a lot of time coding routines to build your SQL queries, they will save you a lot of time !
by Bingo
2005-10-19 13:35
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: The cache - should it exist at all?
Replies: 21
Views: 12653

As for the 32MB cache, isn't it overkill to have a cache this big? Oh yes, I am sure it is ! It is an arbitrary value ! I don't know what a good value could be, because it depends on how queries are performed. You can check the doc about this cache here : http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/4.1/en/quer...
by Bingo
2005-10-19 12:00
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: The cache - should it exist at all?
Replies: 21
Views: 12653

But of course, if activating mysql cache just takes 30 seconds, you may as well argue that it's time better spent than tinkering with database connections for days... :D By the way, how is it done? Very easily : Just edit the my.ini file, and under [mysql], add : query_cache_size=32M 'Change this t...
by Bingo
2005-10-19 09:27
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: The cache - should it exist at all?
Replies: 21
Views: 12653

I understand that connection time is a major concern (as that's often the case with databases), but I do not agree that it makes the query cache useless. You have to connect before you run the query, but having a long connection time does not mean that you don't care about having a short query time....
by Bingo
2005-10-18 16:49
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: The cache - should it exist at all?
Replies: 21
Views: 12653

Talking about caching, why not offer an option to use mysql's query cache ? With, say 32MB of RAM dedicated to the cache (and even less, maybe even 8MB), you would get a good performance boost on queries that run on somehox "stable" tables (queries on accounts, for instance). Maybe this was already ...
by Bingo
2005-09-29 16:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

Damn, I am really stupid today ! I just realized I was still using v4.112B !!!
by Bingo
2005-09-29 16:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

OK, I'll install .114 ! Sorry to "up" such an old thread, but it did it again ! Unfortunately, I did soemthing stupid and restarted the whole server before even trying to restart only the hMailServer service or to check the handle count ... :oops: What I can tell though : There were approximatively...
by Bingo
2005-09-26 18:44
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Use Subject instead of GUID as filename
Replies: 7
Views: 5982

martin wrote:Would be funny with a subject containing ..\..\..\..\windows\system32\cmd.exe... :)
Funny ? Yes, maybe... maybe not... :lol:
by Bingo
2005-09-26 14:21
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Use Subject instead of GUID as filename
Replies: 7
Views: 5982

Wouldn't this be a potential security hole ?
Form and Subject headers are directly controlled by the sender, and including them in a file name could gice some kind of control over the server's file system.
I would not dare to turn on this option, AFAIC.
by Bingo
2005-09-16 09:19
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Support for IMAP IDLE
Replies: 22
Views: 19006

Yes !
This would allow hMailServer to act like a BlackBerry server for handheld devices that support IMAP !
Great idea !
by Bingo
2005-08-16 09:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problème !!
Replies: 20
Views: 9849

Bonjour, Je ne parle pas l'anglais. Salut, et bienvenue ! Je viens d'installer hMailServer et je voudrais savoir comment le configurer juste pour pouvoir envoyer des emails sans passer par mon fournisseur internet. Depuis 4 heures que j'essaie et j'arrive à rien. J'ai pas de nom de domaine en passa...
by Bingo
2005-08-02 11:56
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Alternative pop3 smtp port
Replies: 41
Views: 54094

There's no doubt that this will be added sooner or later. Think it's a good idea. Yes, I definitively agree ! I think I requested this once (or maybe just asked if this was possible). It is a fact that more and more ISPs block outgoing port 25 for all their clients, and that is just driving me craz...
by Bingo
2005-07-26 13:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problème !!
Replies: 20
Views: 9849

Hi all, I have not come ont his board for a long time, but if a french-speaking user needs help, I do speak french. Just send me a PM and I'll be glad to assist him. Salut à tous, Je ne suis pas passé sur le forum depuis quelques temps, mais si un utilisateur qui ne parle que français a besoin d'aid...
by Bingo
2005-06-14 07:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

OK, I'll install .114 !

Thanks martin and all of you guys for the debugging !
by Bingo
2005-06-13 11:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

martin, I just upgraded to .112 but sould I install .114 ? Or should I install .114 only if the problem remains ?
This problem occured only after we sent our newsletter, and we send it only ~once in a month, so I am not sure when I can give you some feedback.
by Bingo
2005-06-10 11:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

Running W2K3 EE on a VMWare partition. Runing the built in Windows IPSec to shut down unused ports. Same config I use for all my servers and none of that was changed at the time this problem started happening. We might have a point here ! I run my server on a Win2000 Pro SP4, but I also use the bui...
by Bingo
2005-06-09 07:58
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Finally..
Replies: 7
Views: 6785

Great news !!! :D Just a question : I remember that you mentionned the possibility to disable spam/virus checks for authenticated smtp connections. I thought it was for 4.0 but I can't find this in my beta. Are you going to implement this in 4.1 ? <edit>Sorry, I checked the forum and I read thatthe ...
by Bingo
2005-06-09 07:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

I have 3 RBL configured for spam blocking.
I wonder if this could be an issue (that means a lot of DNS queries).
by Bingo
2005-06-08 22:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

That's probably because they doesn't require a winsock connection. Does the problem go away if you just restart the hMailServer service? (Not from hMailAdmin, you must restart it using the services applet or the "Start service"/"Stop service" in the start menu). Or do you have to restart the entire...
by Bingo
2005-06-08 17:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail bounced back and server cannot send or receve message..
Replies: 27
Views: 14600

I have experienced this problem too ! Same as ies. I should post this in beta discussion too, because I am using 4.0-B106, but I wound this thread with a search... The problem is as described by the previous posts : we send a 3000-4000 messages mailing, it runs OK but after some time it stops sendin...
by Bingo
2005-04-19 11:42
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 4.0 - Build 102 (Alpha)
Replies: 17
Views: 13429

Re: hMailServer 4.0 - Build 102 (Alpha)

If no problems are found with this build before wednesday, I'll move it to the download page. Does this mean that it will be in beta stage ? :D Therefore, I have a question : I tried to search the forum for posts about upgrading 3.4 -> 4.0, but I found nothing very clear. It seems that upgrading is...
by Bingo
2005-04-04 19:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 2078

Ah OK, it's fine then.
In fact, I subscribed to be informed of the release of the first v4 beta ! ;)
by Bingo
2005-04-04 09:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 2078

hMailServer Newsletter

Hi !
I tried to subsribe to the hMailServer Newsletter on friday, but I did not receive a confirmation. Is this normal, or was the confirmation email removed by my anti-spam software ?
by Bingo
2005-03-29 20:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot use ClamAV daemon
Replies: 7
Views: 4004

Great, I can definitely wait until then !
If I remember well, you disabled the spam checks for authenticated SMTP sessions, and that's a feature I'd love to have too !
by Bingo
2005-03-29 18:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot use ClamAV daemon
Replies: 7
Views: 4004

Perhaps you should read the documentation :) The what ??? :shock: No no, just kidding ... :wink: Since GlenC gave me some code, I just copy/pasted it into my hMailServer interface and gave it a try, that's all. I do use a 3.x version. I think that upgrading is getting more and more urgent ! The "al...
by Bingo
2005-03-29 16:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot use ClamAV daemon
Replies: 7
Views: 4004

GlenC, thanks for your answer ! I have the same result with your command line. Obviously, "%FILE%" is not replaced with the file name : "DEBUG" 1040 "2005-03-29 15:52:08.390" "CustomVirusScanner::Scan() - c:\clamav-devel\bin\clamdscan.exe "%FILE%" D:\hMailServer\Data\{6814332C-08EE-4A65-8232-B444BD3...