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by abgar
2017-05-24 16:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving Hmail to new machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Moving Hmail to new machine

Indeed. I managed to do it easily. :D
Thank you for help.
by abgar
2017-05-24 13:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving Hmail to new machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Moving Hmail to new machine

If you use a newer hmailserver version, you should completely remove absolute file paths instead of updating to new absolute paths. The path to messages is taken from the INI. Search this forum, the should be examples for SQL queries. https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=28914 Tha...
by abgar
2017-05-24 12:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving Hmail to new machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Moving Hmail to new machine

Sorry, I messed. This should go this way:

And now my question: will it be enough if I do Mysql mass search/replace query to change C:\server\bin\stable\hmailserver\data TO C:\uniserver\hmailserver\data in "messagefilename
by abgar
2017-05-24 11:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving Hmail to new machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Moving Hmail to new machine

Hello After many years we decided to move whole Apache server to new machine. At this occasion I decided to change structure of folders on new server to be more logic. So what I did: - copied hmail server mysql database to new machine - OK - installed hmail server in new location C:\uniserver\hmails...
by abgar
2017-01-09 12:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Thank you very much for your support. It appeared that I misundersdood configuration od autoban since....the beginning - so means from years :) After propper tuning, problem has been solved. Once more: great thanks I successfully extract banned addresses from Hmailserver database and inject them to ...
by abgar
2016-12-07 14:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Is it possible to somehow export the banlist to plain txt file ?
This way I can block offenders on my Mikrotik BGP router.

I did it manually from tonight's log with Notepad++ but it was pain in the a....
by abgar
2016-12-07 09:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Thank you very much for you help and suggestions.
It appeared that bat autoban settings were not tight enough.
When made sharp- 208 IP addresses were caught within 12 hours.
Seems they try 2-3 times to brake password from one address and then move to another.

Thanks a lot !
by abgar
2016-12-05 17:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Do you have a DEFAULT domain set by chance? (Remeber doing so will make you more susceptible to password guessing). No I have mine set to ban after ONE failure - the idea being that once client MACHINEs have been configured, they will never get it wrong and therefore anything else trying to guess m...
by abgar
2016-12-05 16:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Yes, I read and I followed. I think my IP ranges are configured OK - am I right ? But this does not help me. Such thing has not happened for years. The same hmailserver instance is running for me since I am on this forum. I mean I know how it is sent. I know the mechanics but 3 account hijacked with...
by abgar
2016-12-05 15:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: Password hijacking and spam sending

Read this: https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=ts_server_used_for_spam It tells you how to investigate. Also post screenshots of the DETAILS of your IP RANGES. I read all https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=ts_server_used_for_spam It tells you how to investigat...
by abgar
2016-12-05 15:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Password hijacking and spam sending
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Password hijacking and spam sending

Hello I have a serious problem which I cannot solve. Few days ago a user account was taken and spam was sent from this account,3 day ago my own account has been taken and spam sent. I simply changed the password and problem gone. I thought that password hijacking was just user recklessness. Today I ...
by abgar
2016-08-23 00:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

Hmm, I have no knowledge at your level but upon what I read: https://www.pobox.com/helpspot/index.ph ... age&id=260
checking the mx record of envelope sender makes no sense as antispam feature.
by abgar
2016-08-22 16:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

SorenR wrote:. Some experimenting is needed me thinks :wink:
Through the Force, things you will see. Other places. The futureā€¦the past. :)
by abgar
2016-08-22 15:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

I already use: spamhause, spamcop, surriel, dnsbl.bit nl so I can also add barracuda - why not. thanks

But problem of strange Hmail behaviour remains
by abgar
2016-08-22 14:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

That does not solve my question: why Hmail positively verifies MX record ?
by abgar
2016-08-22 11:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

The problem still remains:

example spam coming from: ux.skku.ac.kr

Hmailserver MX check gives value: 115.145.162.94 and passes the spam

while online check http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?act ... n=toolpage gives no value

This problem applies to othe spaming domains
by abgar
2016-08-20 11:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM Filter not firing on some messages
Replies: 38
Views: 10853

Re: SPAM Filter not firing on some messages

I have the feeling that problem discussed here is of same origin that bothers me:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=30185
by abgar
2016-08-10 12:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

What does an NS lookup from a command prompt on the computer with hMailserver installed show you? Which DNS do you use in Windows? Nslookup points to: 115.145.162.94 I use my IP parter dns: 217.17.34.10 but also check at google's 8.8.8.8. It is the same result I also check my hosts file it it is no...
by abgar
2016-08-10 10:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Re: Antispam MX record check fail

I see. But what is the sense ? As per this real life example spam can slip in. IMHO :Checking MX record this way is pointless. And A record for ux.skku.ac.kr does not exist http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=dns%3aux.skku.ac.kr&run=toolpage so I still do not know how Hmail got 115.145.162.94
by abgar
2016-08-09 12:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Antispam MX record check fail
Replies: 16
Views: 4185

Antispam MX record check fail

Hello From few days may server is flooded with spam ( which had not happened before ) I took a closer look and MX record and so we have example spam coming from: ux.skku.ac.kr when I used check MX record tool on hmail it responded with: 115.145.162.94 But when I check this hostname with mxtoolbox.co...
by abgar
2015-10-14 10:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Avast for Business (free)
Replies: 26
Views: 8414

Re: Avast for Business (free)

jimimaseye wrote: I think you need to chec for RETURN CODE = 1 (as virus detected)

Wouldnt your command line be
C:\Avast\ashcmd.exe "%FILE%" /t=a /s /p=2 /d
Hmm does not work for me.
Hmail antivirus "test" with return value=1 OK but all EICAR test files flied through Hmail undetected.
Any suggestions ?
by abgar
2015-03-18 14:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AVG 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 5233

Re: AVG 2015

I tried with this help https://www.hmailserver.com/documentati ... al_example
but seems to me it does not work
Anyone can quote exact, tested example ?
by abgar
2015-03-03 18:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Database size
Replies: 3
Views: 1382

Re: Database size

What version of hMailserver are you running? Delivery Log was dropped back in version 4.4 and was not carried to version 5.0, except by optional script. 5.4.1. I understand what happened. Since 4.4 logging was switched off but these db enrties ale older and not deleted. Thanks ------------ I cleare...
by abgar
2015-03-03 15:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Database size
Replies: 3
Views: 1382

Database size

Excuse me in advance because maybe problem is trivial. I use hmail for many years but I am not expert in databases - I do not need too. I was investigating: why hmail takes so much place on disk. Hmail data folder is about 7GB while mysql data folder ( mysql holds hmail data only ) is over 11GB ! Se...
by abgar
2014-01-22 15:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to disable antispam protection for specific userdomain ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

How to disable antispam protection for specific userdomain ?

Hello,
I am hosting 10 domains. 9 domain owners are happy with antispam. 1 is not. He wants to disable all antispam procedures for him.
How to do it ?
by abgar
2013-05-06 18:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thousand of SPAMS which block Hmail and email's reception
Replies: 14
Views: 3916

Re: Thousand of SPAMS which block Hmail and email's receptio

I had same problem few weeks ago. ( hundereds of emails from same IP ) from legitimate accounts . I was unable to defeat the spam with hmail only. I did it with the suport of our router ( Mikrotik ). Router counts traffic on SMTP upon IP of origin. When the traffic exceeds reasonable value within ti...
by abgar
2013-03-11 11:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

Re: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday

I was trying to setup McAfee command line scanner ( current release ) 6.01, following this recipe http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... 12&t=12877
but seems not to work -eicar test viruses were not detected.
Anyone got luck with McAfee ?
by abgar
2013-03-06 22:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

Re: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday

I think I found the reason. Maybe this will be usefull for someone. I forgot, that week ago I set "bypass greylisting on SPF pass" to ON". This caused a massive flood of spam to several of my users from hacked ( but legitimate ) external mail accounts ( very common lately ). This flood of spam ( wit...
by abgar
2013-03-06 21:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AOL rejecting email
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

Re: AOL rejecting email

I had the same problem. It has nothing to do with your hmail configuration. It is a result of AOL antispam policy - the historicaly biggest spam source in the past. I spent many time trying to contact with AOL admins - no success. I think they only accept mail when revdns equals senders domain name ...
by abgar
2013-03-04 15:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

Re: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday

Thanks. We have no Linux machine at all - not to mention spare :)
Any suggestions for Windows based antivirus ?I looked through topics but couldn't find straight advice - rather problems.
by abgar
2013-03-04 12:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

Sudden problem with Clamwin since yesterday

Hello, My new machine works for almost an year. Hmail 5.3.3 B1879 Clamwin 0.97.6. Nothing new was done or messed in configuration. Generaly I break every hand in my company trying to make something better with the server ;) Since yesterday evening server started to lag. Soon I realised, that cause i...
by abgar
2011-11-18 13:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mailbox already locked.
Replies: 6
Views: 2039

Re: Mailbox already locked.

^DooM^ wrote:POP3 is only allowed to have 1 client access it at any one time.
Hmmm, what You exacly mean "one time" ? within 1 minute, 1 hour ? It is very unlikely to access 1 mailbox from 2 remote machine in exactly same second.
P.S. I observe same problem on my server
by abgar
2010-02-20 19:37
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Web mail for hMailServer
Replies: 19
Views: 36774

Re:

The look and feel is not up to date It's hard to integrate into existing sites I agree. It looks ancient. Why didn't anyone mention AfterLogic WebMail? I am just testing it. Looks very modern and elegant. Installation is very easy on Windows and Linux as well - only thing is to create Mysql account...
by abgar
2010-02-20 14:12
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Afterlogic changepass plugin
Replies: 4
Views: 7284

Re: Afterlogic changepass plugin

Php code to change the password in the Mysql is can be easily created with help of Squirrelmail plugin but nicely placing it inside Afterlogic web pages is far above my skills :)
by abgar
2010-02-09 13:08
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Afterlogic changepass plugin
Replies: 4
Views: 7284

Afterlogic changepass plugin

Hello,
I am pretty impressed by afterlogic webmail lite.
Has anyone of You plugin to change user password within webmail ? And is willing to share? :)
Regards
Peter
by abgar
2010-02-04 14:18
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 5641

Re: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade

Second, in hMailServer Administrator go to Settings -> Protocols -> SMTP and enable "Allow empty sender address". If you do not allow empty sender address, bounce messages won't be handled properly. This solved the problem. Great thanks martin. I must sit and assimilate some knowlege of php ( which...
by abgar
2010-01-30 16:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 5641

Re: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade

In order to show that I am not crazy - I installed previous configuration from backup. The ONLY difference is, that previously Hmail 5.0B326 was used. Below is the log: "TCPIP" 3856 "2010-01-30 15:25:20.484" "TCPConnection - Posting AcceptEx on 0:25" "DEBUG" 3856 "2010-01-30 15:25:20.484" "Created T...
by abgar
2010-01-27 18:03
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 5641

Re: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade

Errr, it is: sendmail_from = me@example.com :lol:

But this script with same php worked with hmail 4 and hmail 5.0 without any problems. Why ?
by abgar
2010-01-27 14:17
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 5641

Re: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade

I am not specially good in php. So how should the line look like ?
by abgar
2010-01-27 12:35
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 5641

Php mail form fails to work after Hmail upgrade

For a pretty long time I was running Hmail in the following environment: Hmail 5.0B326, Apache/2.0.54 (Win32) mod_perl/1.99_16 Perl/v5.8.6 PHP/5.0.4 Mysql 4.1.21 I was using following script as contact form without problems. http://forums.techguy.org/web-design-development/584123-aformmail-file-atta...
by abgar
2009-12-31 21:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Urgent help needed after big power failure.
Replies: 2
Views: 1106

Re: Urgent help needed after big power failure.

After second attemp to do repair all seems fixed. I did it through Phpadmin.
Sorry , but I went into panic a bit :)
Thanks.

Anyway the lesson for me is to make backups to remote storage.
Having mirroring raid on Hmail machine was also not helpfull in this case.
by abgar
2009-12-31 20:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: What will happen with messages via IMAP ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

What will happen with messages via IMAP ?

My question is somehow related to disaster i described with my other topic. My question is: Let's say I will restore Hmail from backup which is 1 month old ( whole server folder packed ) . Users will connect using IMAP. Of course they will have messages in their inbox which are not present on the se...
by abgar
2009-12-31 20:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Urgent help needed after big power failure.
Replies: 2
Views: 1106

Urgent help needed after big power failure.

After years of smooth hmail use, today I felt into trouble. In the morning we had some strange public power supply crash. Few swithes gone burnt in our server room. Our Hmail server stopped unexpectedly due to power failure and I think high voltage peak. The machine seemed to start ok, but I noticed...
by abgar
2009-07-12 12:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1757

Re: Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?

Is it possible to turn back on Hmaildeliverylog in Mysql in Hmail 5 ?
by abgar
2009-04-20 12:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Installing XAMPP over existing hMail and MySQL?
Replies: 5
Views: 2200

Re: Installing XAMPP over existing hMail and MySQL?

Just take care not to end-up with 2 Mysql working on same port on the same machine. Better - do not install Mysql with XAMPP - just use Your current.
by abgar
2009-04-10 13:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mobile PUSH mail?
Replies: 7
Views: 1340

Re: Mobile PUSH mail?

So that is why I use my SE phone with Hmail and push for over a year :D
Long live martin :D
by abgar
2009-04-06 21:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam from my own email address or?
Replies: 17
Views: 2850

Re: Spam from my own email address or?

^DooM^ wrote:Hey you just can't rush perfection ;)
But every1 should try :D
by abgar
2009-04-06 21:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam from my own email address or?
Replies: 17
Views: 2850

Re: Spam from my own email address or?

^DooM^ bla, bla , bla :wink:
marci- hmail is the best free e-mail server in Windows environment in the world. Check Yourself. Just be a little bit patient or pay thousands for commercial apps. :wink:
P.S. "bit"means bit. Define bit in days so You'll have the answer. :D
by abgar
2009-04-06 15:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam from my own email address or?
Replies: 17
Views: 2850

Re: Spam from my own email address or?

marci wrote: Is the solution to use hMail 5.1 Alpha?
It worked for me.
by abgar
2009-04-06 11:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam from my own email address or?
Replies: 17
Views: 2850

Re: Spam from my own email address or?

marci - I had the same problem as You.
Solved here http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... =7&t=14392
Lack of SMTP auth under some circumstances was a reason of this specific spam.
by abgar
2009-03-20 02:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1757

Re: Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?

I'm not mysql guru - I'm using phpmyadmin. Can't I just "empty" it ?
by abgar
2009-03-19 11:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1757

Hmdeliverylog.MYD - can I just delete it ?

After upgrade from Hmail 4 to 5, I have (supposely) residue file - "hmaildeliverylog.MYD". It is over 1 GB big. Can I just delete it safely or another procedure is necessary ?
Rgds
Peter
by abgar
2009-03-13 12:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

Re: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem

brucestr21 - thank You very much. I think, that will solve the problem.
Errr - where to get 5.1 ? Am I blind, because I cannot find download link.
by abgar
2009-03-13 02:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

Re: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem

I dont think it is a matter of SPF. There is no transmission between mail servers.All thongs happen iknternally in 1 server. Hmail should require SMTP AUTH from mail client in situation described. That would solve the problem. -edit- I just successfully flooded my fellow admin mailbox :D He also run...
by abgar
2009-03-13 01:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

Re: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem

rjvrijn wrote:
can send without authentication mail to ANY user on my server
Thats not true, since DooM is still an external account for hMail, so he has to succesfully authenticate first.
False. When he uses my mail address as login to my server he is internal. Today I spent 2 hours testing it.
by abgar
2009-03-13 01:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

Re: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem

I am not talking about situation when my mail client is at the same machine as hmail. Forget it. Let me put it this way: with settings as on the screenshot, at this moment, You ( personnaly Doom :lol: ) can use my server and using my login ( my email address ) can send without authentication mail to...
by abgar
2009-03-13 01:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spams using my own email address
Replies: 12
Views: 2905

Re: Spams using my own email address

^DooM^ wrote:What is your delete threshold number set to?
Sorry. My mistake. It was too high - default 20. Now set to 5.
by abgar
2009-03-13 00:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem
Replies: 10
Views: 3119

IP Ranges & SMTP AUTH configuration problem

Possibly I do not understand something , so Your explanation will be appreciated. My Internet IP range is configured as follows: http://securex.cc/conf.jpg As far as I remember it is the default Hmail configuration. Everything works BUT: SMTP autenhication is not required for internal to internal de...
by abgar
2009-03-12 22:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Backing up hMailServer
Replies: 7
Views: 1803

Re: Backing up hMailServer

For over a year I use Cobian Backup 8 ( is is free ) http://www.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobianbackup.htm without any problem.
My Cobian configuration automatically: stops mysql,hmail,apache, makes backup and starts mysq,hmail and apache.
This nice app is highly configurable.
by abgar
2009-03-12 21:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spams using my own email address
Replies: 12
Views: 2905

Re: Spams using my own email address

I have the same mass problem since 2 days. Below is the header of delivered spam message: Return-Path: <someuser@securex.cc> Received: from pool-71-190-174-185.nycmny.fios.verizon.net ([71.190.174.185]) by securex.cc ; Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:51:58 +0100 Message-ID: <81CF844C-ACFD-4090-898D-13BF7499EE60...