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by NeBlackCat
2016-11-18 11:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: YES YES YES!! Open Source again!
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

YES YES YES!! Open Source again!

I can barely contain my happiness to, completely by accident, arrive here and find that hMS is open source again. I used it religiously years ago, making a few changes to it where my own needs required it, and therefore had to abandon it when it went closed source. I just wanted to say thank you to ...
by NeBlackCat
2007-10-12 17:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: External account passwords
Replies: 8
Views: 4262

danny6167 wrote:username and password is in the hmail.ini file and the pass must be decrypted with that script.

also note the NON default mysql port
Brilliant - now have the external POP3 passwords again (might even write them down this time ;-) ).

Thanks for the pointers!
by NeBlackCat
2007-10-12 17:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: External account passwords
Replies: 8
Views: 4262

Just a thought but you could try the decrypt script in the addons folder of hmail. i dont know how the passwords are encrypted but it might be able to be decrypted like that. the same as the SQL password. Also if that doesn;t work try to see if it is base64 encoded Ah the decrypt script - that was ...
by NeBlackCat
2007-10-12 15:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: External account passwords
Replies: 8
Views: 4262

Hi, thanks but I mean a password for a defined POP3 external account (not an hMS user account password). These must be stored in a decryptable form in order to provide them in plain text to the POP3 server. I'm sure I've seen mention of how to do it somewhere but I can't seem to find it. I vaguely r...
by NeBlackCat
2007-10-12 09:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: External account passwords
Replies: 8
Views: 4262

External account passwords

Firstly, hello again everybody - I've been been away for a while (long story!), hope you are all well! I can vaguely remember that it's possible to decode the password for an external POP account, as stored in the DB, but can't remember how it was done - could someone please kindly remind me?? I've ...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-19 11:46
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Database hm_settings table - two columns really necessary?
Replies: 5
Views: 4127

That makes sense and I am all for simplicity. If we only need one table then great all the better ;) Column, not table (as you probably meant). Yes I'm a big proponent of the KISS principle too. FYI I'm currently playing with allowing options in the hm_settings table to be overriden from the INI fi...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-19 11:20
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Database hm_settings table - two columns really necessary?
Replies: 5
Views: 4127

Of course it would! :) Re Martin, that's why I'm asking! I have a couple of changes mainly for development use, which have got me looking at the config handling code. I thought that I could tidy it up (for want of a better word) as a learning project that I couldn't possibly get wrong (which is alwa...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-19 11:11
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Upgrade wizard?
Replies: 0
Views: 2344

Upgrade wizard?

I guess that upgrading an hMail installation sometimes requires changes to a users data and/or config settings. One of the things I'm doing is supporting relative pathnames being stored in the DB (as seems generally considered 'good'). That doesn't require any changes to the users databases, but it'...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-19 11:02
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Database hm_settings table - two columns really necessary?
Replies: 5
Views: 4127

Database hm_settings table - two columns really necessary?

Is there a hard reason why there are two columns in the settings table? It looks like any particular setting uses one of them depending on its type (string vs. integer) but I thought I'd ask in case there's some other additional reason. That duality is also reflected in the source, making settings h...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-17 13:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Possible bug - external account collection stopped
Replies: 1
Views: 1615

Possible bug - external account collection stopped

I'm running official 441 on my "production" server. One of the things it does is collect from an ISP account (POP3). The other day I noticed that emails from that account stopped at around 8am, didnt even get any spam by 3pm. I stopped and restarted hMail (using admin) but it didnt make any differen...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-15 05:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Any MySql users using solidDB tables?
Replies: 0
Views: 1575

Any MySql users using solidDB tables?

From reading around the web solidDB seems to be well thought of as an alternative to MyIsam and InnoDB in terms of robustness, features and performance, particularly in transactional systems.

Is anyone using it for their hMail database? What are your experiences?

BFN
-John
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-12 07:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: bulk import
Replies: 9
Views: 4500

frax wrote:Please note that I don't have another running imap/hmailserver to copy from, but I do have the directories with all the mails...
Have the mails been assigned to imap directories (on the system they were on) that you wish to preserve?

If not, where do you want them to go? All into a single inbox?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-10 05:24
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServerPS project in source tree
Replies: 8
Views: 5650

Aha, so "PS" either stands for "Private Secret", or nobody except Martin knows. :?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-09 12:21
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: hMail's data dir location settings.
Replies: 2
Views: 3058

Good idea, I already proposed this but it got archived as somebody else already had. And I'm implementing it now. There's already a DataFolder keyword in hMailServer.INI who's purpose is to point to the root for the message store directory, and I'm doing it in a way that won't break existing databas...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-08 12:40
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServerPS project in source tree
Replies: 8
Views: 5650

Come on - someone must know!! ;-)
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-07 09:12
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServerPS project in source tree
Replies: 8
Views: 5650

hMailServerPS project in source tree

Anyone know what it is for?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 16:54
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Can't get any response from cvs at all, all day
Replies: 9
Views: 6300

Yes that's chugging along quite nicely now, thanks!

I spotted some Boost and Python go whizzing by - interesting!
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 14:39
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Can't get any response from cvs at all, all day
Replies: 9
Views: 6300

Can't get any response from cvs at all, all day

I know the performance of Novell's repository is regularly chastised on here, but I can't get any response from it at all and have been trying all day. I'm just trying to get Tortoise CVS to get the branch name list, never mind actually download any source code yet. Are there any known problems, for...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 11:57
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

And there's apparently even more you should read ;) http://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/?page=information_feature_implementation As it says there, there's exception to the "voting". If users have a real critical problem, things may receive higher priority. But very often, users with a critical...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 11:29
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

The only "Show Stopper" for me is when my internet goes down. Should i file a bug report about this? :lol: Yes. If the internet goes down, then clearly Martin isn't working hard enough or has forgotten his Superman outfit ;-) Though I think you actually just made my point for me, in a roundabout way!
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 10:54
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Messages imap folder to be stored in custom header
Replies: 5
Views: 4696

danny6167 wrote:I think this is the first time i have agreed with you. :lol: This would be very useful. more so in file search. set the search directory to the data/username and search for the header for messages in that folder. :D
:shock:

:lol:
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 10:43
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

Actually, it's me who set the text to "Do you need this feature?" since NeBlackCat didn't read the "Read me first" before posting. All feature requests in this section are pretty much good ideas. That doesn't mean that they should be implemented. There's no need to implement features which no-one n...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 10:39
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

It's quite simple, you asked: Do you need this feature? Yes or no I do not need that feature. So I answer No. That does not mean that I think this is a bad idea or that I don't want this feature implemented, but for me is not necessary right now or in the near future. In fact I would like all featu...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 08:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Poll - Python for scripting your email server
Replies: 0
Views: 1900

Poll - Python for scripting your email server

Could you please tick the box that best describes your situation with regards to using Python to script your email server (as opposed to VBScript/JScript)?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 08:39
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Messages imap folder to be stored in custom header
Replies: 5
Views: 4696

Hey Martin, do you have any comments on this one?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 08:26
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

I confess that I struggle to understand why anyone has voted against this one. It's apparently a completely internal change which affects no-one except those that are having problems, and promotes ease of transitioning from the main Windows email servers to hMS. Or have I missed something? :?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 08:22
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Does hMS support *any* scripting language integrated in WSH?
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Actually, I haven't tested Orcas yet so can't offer any support on that one: I've only used Visual Studio 2005 to build hMailServer. And it gets even worse, hMailServer Administrator is built using Visual Basic 6, which may be a bit hard to get hands on now. That's OK I should be able to cope. I'll...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 08:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Documentation
Replies: 5
Views: 6588

It'll be because you've managed to obtain Windows' "super duper" (sarcasm) security on CHM files by installing updates or service packs. This prevents CHM files that are not local from running, in case they do nasty things. Of course you don't even get a nice meaningful error message telling you tha...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-06 06:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hello and bloody well done!!
Replies: 11
Views: 7205

Hi All, Excellent comparison by NeBlackCat . But after all said and one, I strongly believe hMailServer is the best. It has so much going for it, not to mention the support available on this forum and the great user input in development. As you can see, my vote is already cast in favour of hMailSer...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 23:04
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Does hMS support *any* scripting language integrated in WSH?
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Yes I thought it would be straightforward-ish, that's the beauty of COM/WSH. You already did the hard work! I was wondering if it would be possible to support Python, since Python can be installed into the WSH framework and has rich COM support. I guess it would look just like the VBS - an empty mod...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 22:16
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Martins Post count
Replies: 18
Views: 9027

There are in fact 9 different Martins. I worked it out! :shock:
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 20:43
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Timeframe for V5?
Replies: 17
Views: 10878

Of course - I thought you might say "3-6 months", or something like that.
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 19:13
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Timeframe for V5?
Replies: 17
Views: 10878

Timeframe for V5?

I just wondered what the current ETA is for the first beta of V5, and for it's final release. Just roughly. I can't wait for some of the things that are coming :D
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 18:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Bug - hMSAdmin fails if you delete default server (and fix)
Replies: 1
Views: 1636

Re: Bug - hMSAdmin fails if you delete default server (and f

NeBlackCat wrote: Incidentally, how does one specify the server to connect to if you're running a script on a client? Does it use the one set as the default for hMS Administrator on that client?
D'oh, DCOM config, of course. :oops:

I should also have mentioned that is is V 4.4.1
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 18:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Bug - hMSAdmin fails if you delete default server (and fix)
Replies: 1
Views: 1636

Bug - hMSAdmin fails if you delete default server (and fix)

I added another account definition to the administrator, to admin a remote server. That worked fine. I then deleted the default localhost one, as it wasn't needed. After that hMS Administrator wouldn't run at all. It gives a "Run Time Error '91': Object variable or with block variable not set" and t...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 17:24
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Handling hMS events in external applications
Replies: 2
Views: 2312

Ok, thanks Martin, I thought that was the case. I guess I'll need a proxy then!
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 17:21
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Does hMS support *any* scripting language integrated in WSH?
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Does hMS support *any* scripting language integrated in WSH?

Or is it hardcoded to VBScript and JScript? If so, how hard would it be to remove that limitation?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 16:38
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Passing the whole message to external MTA (IE Python Script)
Replies: 17
Views: 8830

Oh no...im only trying to pass the incomming mail to a python script trough the VB Scripting built in hMS Here is my sub, but not testes yet Sub OnSizeRule(oMessage) Dim WshShell Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") WshShell.Run "python C:\terp\server\bin\addons\crm\scripts\tinyerp-mailgate...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 15:20
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Handling hMS events in external applications
Replies: 2
Views: 2312

Handling hMS events in external applications

I apologise in advance if this is a dumb question but I'm still getting my head around interacting with hMS via COM. The common way of handling hMS events is to write handlers in EventHandlers.vbs. But I'm wondering how to handle hMS events in a separate application, though COM and without having to...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 10:33
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

Agreed - slash seems fine to me. As far as I understand it, we are talking about what character hMS uses internally in imap folder names to indicate directory breaks (eg. currently "Foo.Bar" means "Foo""Bar"). "" is not slash. It is reverse solidus or backslash. hMS currently uses a period, which m...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 08:54
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Passing the whole message to external MTA (IE Python Script)
Replies: 17
Views: 8830

OK...you are right...Im messing with nothing..jeje I will try to do the real mess with the python script i need to get the emails from hMailServer and beck here for some help. Thanks a lot Are you planning to run Python.exe from the hMS VBS script (via WScript.Shell), maybe passing the message ID o...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 08:40
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

Martin is there any reason why the folder separater character that hMS uses has to be printable ASCII? If not you could always just use some character that the user couldn't possibly enter in a folder name (eg. carriage return, line feed, tab, etc). Then it wouldn't have to be configurable. rfc 350...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 05:43
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: a real listserver
Replies: 19
Views: 29972

mbach wrote:A real listserver would be a great enhancement, because under Windows it is not as easy as under Linux to find a good solution.

Greets, Markus
I agree. It's one thing I'll definately miss in moving from Mdaemon. Maybe a sub group could be formed to help implement this?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-05 05:09
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

Martin is there any reason why the folder separater character that hMS uses has to be printable ASCII? If not you could always just use some character that the user couldn't possibly enter in a folder name (eg. carriage return, line feed, tab, etc). Then it wouldn't have to be configurable.
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 23:07
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: New option on External Accounts - update on sending email
Replies: 3
Views: 3864

martin wrote:Sounds like a nice idea to me...
THUD

Sorry mate - just fell off my chair ;-) :lol:
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 23:05
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

I think you're actually the first one ever to bring this up about this so I'm suspecting dot isn't exactly a common character in IMAP folder names... =) (using * is probably a bad idea since it's a wildcard character) Story of my life, mate! If it happens to anyone, it happens to me first. I seem t...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 22:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook 2003 timeout error
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

This looks like an Outlook issue to me. Is it possible for you to install Mozilla Thunderbird and redownload? If not do you have webmail such as SquirrelMail or Roundcube to try and view the emails? There is a documented Outlook bug (When isn't there) with IMAP which MS seem intent on not fixing. I...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 22:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: restore issue
Replies: 4
Views: 2113

Yes, your post got deleted since it was not heplful - it didn't help associates to solve the problem he was in. You just pointed out two long threads where you've requested features, your post didn't get associates closer to a solution. Strange, I'd have thought he'd be interested in both of them a...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:43
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: imap folder separator character to be configurable
Replies: 41
Views: 52312

imap folder separator character to be configurable

Currently hMs uses a period (".") internally as a directory separator in imap filenames. So if you ask it to create the imap folder "foo.bar" it will actually create a folder "foo" and then another folder "bar" inside it. That's a problem for people migrating from systems that treat periods like any...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem creating imap folders with periods in the name?
Replies: 4
Views: 2388

martin wrote:It does not work with hMailServer. It's implementation dependent. Works differently with different IMAP servers.
Aren't standards wonderful. :roll:

I feel another suggestion poll coming on ;-)
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: restrict imap connections - please help someone spamming
Replies: 9
Views: 4884

flinstones wrote:Martin, it appears that someone turned smtp authentication off in the admin panel. Now I have to smack somebody upside the head. We log who makes changes so I hope it was not me. Nothing hurts more than smacking yourself upside the head.

Thanks again for your help.

Scott
:lol: :lol:
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem creating imap folders with periods in the name?
Replies: 4
Views: 2388

martin wrote:Correct, you cannot create an IMAP folder with a period in the name. hMailServer uses period as folder separator.
Cannot generally (all imap servers) or cannot just in hMs?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: restore issue
Replies: 4
Views: 2113

Did some posts get deleted, or am I confused? :?
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 21:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A question about IMAP
Replies: 19
Views: 8263

I know the .Net Framework's "Directory" object chokes quite well when there's >3k files in one directory, but when they're spread through a few subs and you ask the parent for all files in all subs it is much zippier. (in the range of a second for some of my more painfully sized tests) Does that by...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 20:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem creating imap folders with periods in the name?
Replies: 4
Views: 2388

Problem creating imap folders with periods in the name?

Does hMs have a known problem (or "feature") creating imap folders with periods in? I just tried to create "Lists.python", and ended up with a new folder "Lists" and a new subfolder "python" within it. I was using Thunderbird 2 beta 1 so it *could* be its fault, but it doesn't do it when pointed at ...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 18:56
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: New option on External Accounts - update on sending email
Replies: 3
Views: 3864

New option on External Accounts - update on sending email

This idea is simple and comes from a thing I like about Mdaemon. Currently, when you define external accounts in hMs, you specify how often you want them to be polled for new mail, as a fixed time interval. It would be useful to have an additional option that makes hMs poll the external account imme...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 18:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A question about IMAP
Replies: 19
Views: 8263

Yes the magic 300,000 files in one folder number. Doing a quick search of this pulled up numerous sites claiming performance benefits while using folders but nothing concrete from MS in that respect. I got the impression that danny6167 might have been referring to Explorer, which is crap with 1000 ...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 18:06
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: hMailServer to have an embedded database
Replies: 28
Views: 16639

^DooM^ wrote:I was addressing your freedom of choice comment. You do have freedom of choice with the current setup or do you not think so?
Freedom of choice between embedded and standalone rdbms, as was quite clear!
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 17:59
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: hMailServer to have an embedded database
Replies: 28
Views: 16639

Yes accept the embedded mysql would still be there doing nothing. You still have freedom of choice by either installing and using the database that comes with hmail or using an external one. Adding an embedded one just seems like a waste of time when the current system does exactly what you want bu...
by NeBlackCat
2007-06-04 17:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Question for large scale users (of any email server)
Replies: 3
Views: 3122

danny6167 wrote:You might want to look at this thread
http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6193
(not mine)
That is a fantastic read - very confidence inspiring, thanks! I agree with several posters that it should be stickied, maybe Martin is too modest!