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by mattg
2021-04-22 08:39
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Modified SpamAssassin tag - add custom label
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Modified SpamAssassin tag - add custom label

add the setting

version_tag your-custom-label

in your customised .vf file
by mattg
2021-04-22 02:01
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Floyd
Replies: 56
Views: 17316

Re: Floyd

Yeah, I've done jury duty too (Not something I'd recommend) I've also sat in court public galleries, and seen the work of the lawyers, the lies and mistruths and more. I've seen Judges with premeditated opinions and social ideals. I've seen victims appear to be punished, and career criminals seem to...
by mattg
2021-04-21 04:06
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Floyd
Replies: 56
Views: 17316

Re: Floyd

jimimaseye wrote:
2021-04-20 23:56
I've watched the trial every day live on tv from the jury selection right up to verdict.
Why is this televised?

Live mass broadcast makes this look like what we call a 'kangaroo court', a court used to rubber stamp a pre-determined decision.
by mattg
2021-04-21 04:00
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Stuck On SMTP Procssing Spamassasin Failed To Complete Processing
Replies: 6
Views: 109

Re: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Stuck On SMTP Procssing Spamassasin Failed To Complete Processing

RvdH wrote:
2021-04-20 10:01
Don't you mean local Caching DNS server? I doubt you see increased speeds using a non-caching DNS server
Yes you are correct - my bad
I have local caching DNS server
by mattg
2021-04-21 03:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DUPLICATE EMAILS [SPAM] WHEN RC NOT SPAM
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: DUPLICATE EMAILS [SPAM] WHEN RC NOT SPAM

if it doesn't do that with outlook, I'd guess this a round-cube issue

What does roundcube support say about this?
by mattg
2021-04-21 03:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relay all outbound email at domain level
Replies: 40
Views: 359

Re: Relay all outbound email at domain level

So i can't imagine anyone would dispute something so easily verifiable. Amirite? There's a number of websites that prove that there is an ancient Egyptian Tomb near Sydney All sorts of theories about how they got there, even involving aliens ... But then there's also one website that shows photos o...
by mattg
2021-04-20 03:20
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Stuck On SMTP Procssing Spamassasin Failed To Complete Processing
Replies: 6
Views: 109

Re: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Stuck On SMTP Procssing Spamassasin Failed To Complete Processing

I get the occational errors with SA too and I believe it is a Jam issue. IIRC Mattg is running SA on a Linux box without any problems. I still get some spamassassin connections are lost, perhaps a few a week Spamassassin is on a Ubuntu VM, same bare metal host as hMailserver VM That's why I have a ...
by mattg
2021-04-20 03:15
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Plus Addressing in Scripts
Replies: 9
Views: 110

Re: Plus Addressing in Scripts

I add SMTP envelope headers Invaluable for finding who mail was addressed to when it ends in the spam account without a TO Sub XEnvelope(oMessage) Dim i, strEnvelope1, strEnvelope2 For i = 0 To oMessage.Recipients.Count-1 If (i = 0) Then strEnvelope1 = oMessage.Recipients(i).Address strEnvelope2 = o...
by mattg
2021-04-19 07:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Test outbound port error
Replies: 20
Views: 269

Re: Test outbound port error

it is possible to use this port as SMTP in Hmailserver? Yes it is, but the reality is that port 25 is standard MAIL Port, and if you use any other port then email won't work with other servers. Port 25 is unlikely to be used by CCTV (They are normally port 80 or 443), and if port 25 is not working ...
by mattg
2021-04-19 01:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relay all outbound email at domain level
Replies: 40
Views: 359

Re: Relay all outbound email at domain level

Really interesting thanks @SorenR - You must really trust your government to do the right thing Here we have a dozen or so employees of the Australia Taxation Office get sacked each year for inappropriately viewing famous people's tax records. We have a national Health Record that is patient control...
by mattg
2021-04-18 01:12
Forum: Scripting
Topic: notification script
Replies: 45
Views: 5447

Re: notification script

yes, yes, yes I've just added that to my random rejection list reason text I'm also sure that I don't call this function near enough - I'll look for more places to use it Function RandomRejection() 'custom event 'uses functions: 'uses globals: g_sAdminPassword 'called from: Dim i, j j = 11 Dim Rejec...
by mattg
2021-04-18 01:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relay all outbound email at domain level
Replies: 40
Views: 359

Re: Relay all outbound email at domain level

Your banking system still regularly uses checks (or as we spell 'cheques')? Wow I haven't had a chequing account for more than 20 years. In business, and with the cohort of clients that have, the ONLY cheques that I see accepted regularly are from our public health government insurance body, and the...
by mattg
2021-04-15 13:54
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Email to HTTP
Replies: 98
Views: 612

Re: Email to HTTP

I'm only 6'3", both of my sons are better than 6'6". I look tiny beside them.
by mattg
2021-04-15 13:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Computer not Able to send Mails
Replies: 6
Views: 103

Re: Computer not Able to send Mails

Also are either of the redacted domains in the logs the domain that is hosted on hMailserver
by mattg
2021-04-15 02:44
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Email to HTTP
Replies: 98
Views: 612

Re: Email to HTTP

Hi All, after hearing back from Telerivet support they've confirmed this: It looks like the error is occurring because the script is not sending valid JSON. It seems like there is a new line in at the end of the value of the "content" parameter, which is not valid JSON. New lines need to be encoded...
by mattg
2021-04-15 01:11
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Email to HTTP
Replies: 98
Views: 612

Re: Email to HTTP

I too get dozens of SMS each day, and I use 2FA apps as much as I can If 'strangers' contact me via Fakebook messenger, then that's how I connect with them I have twatter, WhatsitsApp, Insta (The kids have snappy, I don't) I am old fashioned and still call some people, because you know voice is easi...
by mattg
2021-04-15 00:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Three EML files in Queue
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Three EML files in Queue

you can open those errant mail in a mail client like thunderbird and then 'send' them
by mattg
2021-04-14 14:33
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: Avoid Backscatter and Improve Spam Defense
Replies: 11
Views: 193

Re: Avoid Backscatter and Improve Spam Defense

Many of use use SpamAssassin to score mail I prefer to use ALL Spmassassin scores, and not set a value in hmailserver to a positive notification in SpamAssassin I also accept large spam scores then silently delete them to reduce backscatter. Some detail on your observations so far Martin isn't aroun...
by mattg
2021-04-14 13:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Computer not Able to send Mails
Replies: 6
Views: 103

Re: Computer not Able to send Mails

run this and post the results please >> viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914

Also, please show some hmailserver logs of the failed attempts.

Enable all logging, do something that fails, wait 90 seconds, then post all logs created
by mattg
2021-04-14 06:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Test outbound port error
Replies: 20
Views: 269

Re: Test outbound port error

Please show the contents of your error logs

C:\Program Files (x86)\hMailServer\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2021-04-13.log

And perhaps one for the 14th if that exists

The binding that SorenR is talking about is
SMTP>>Advanced >> Bind to IP address
this should be blank
by mattg
2021-04-14 06:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A few questions....
Replies: 5
Views: 94

Re: A few questions....

Honestly, I'd expect one hMailserver instance to handle that load, especially with no POP3 or IMAP services being offered. Two would add redundancy. We have had reports (albeit not recent) of single hmailserver instances sending up to a million email per day. I run full IMAP / POP3 plus SMTP for aro...
by mattg
2021-04-11 06:31
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]
Replies: 30
Views: 1043

Re: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]

Yes, there is a new teamCity version for 5.7, build number #2556 But does it have this fix? I can't see this by just reading the "changes" there.... But again, I don't want to run it, I want 5.7 with the latest OpenSSl Fix. Assuming that you want the latest version of OpenSSL looking at the full bu...
by mattg
2021-04-11 06:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message Encryption
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Message Encryption

Another option is to use Windows credentials Run the hMailserver Windows Service as a specific user, and only allow that user access to the files in the data directory You can also encrypt whole disks with bitlocker As for failover, the easiest I reckon is to run your hmailserver OS virtually. The V...
by mattg
2021-04-10 01:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Fix Local Connect Failed Issue
Replies: 56
Views: 1293

Re: Fix Local Connect Failed Issue

I'd also save the settings, and REBOOT the device, and then check settings again.

Sometimes with cheaper devices a save and then immediate reboot will make them behave
by mattg
2021-04-07 00:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rule Action to trigger an URL
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Rule Action to trigger an URL

many examples in the scripts forums
here is one
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=36276
by mattg
2021-04-07 00:39
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]
Replies: 30
Views: 1043

Re: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]

Now I noticed that the old version was probably not running correctly with my export, although the built-in test had all green lights. So I installed the newest from "TeamCity", hoping it has the fix and imported my export again, loosing one day. Yes, there is a new teamCity version for 5.7, build ...
by mattg
2021-04-07 00:33
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Hardening hMailServer - The ongoing saga!
Replies: 72
Views: 60540

Re: Hardening hMailServer - The ongoing saga!

Which data must i enter here? Private Const ADMIN = "Administrator" Private Const PASSWORD = "########" The admin user MUST be = 'Administrator" The PASSWORD is your hMailserver admin GUI password And where can i get the "codes" for germany, so that i can only connect from german country / ip? Germ...
by mattg
2021-04-06 01:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Fix Local Connect Failed Issue
Replies: 56
Views: 1293

Re: Fix Local Connect Failed Issue

The server worked a few months ago untill i fixed my voip in the interface settings seems related? Well i had to modify the ipoe and pppoe interfaces Run this and post the results. https://hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914 If hmailserver is running, but no ports are listening, then t...
by mattg
2021-04-05 09:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Error sending emails to an external server hmailserver?
Replies: 12
Views: 305

Re: Error sending emails to an external server hmailserver?

johang wrote:
2021-04-05 09:07
( have you put up a relay or a route in hmailserver to itself ? )
Yes, SMTP-relayer I reckon
by mattg
2021-04-05 04:39
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: EventHandlers.vbs CurrentFolder
Replies: 12
Views: 500

Re: EventHandlers.vbs CurrentFolder

I was trying to make some path(s) in my script dynamic, eg: compatible between x86 and x64 version One of the first things i tried is to include some external files relative to EventHandlers.vbs Doesn't the .ini file [Directories] section do that already? [Directories] ProgramFolder=C:\hMailServer ...
by mattg
2021-04-01 00:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP mail not syncing to all devices
Replies: 15
Views: 5303

Re: IMAP mail not syncing to all devices

Please start a new thread (as per forum rules) and link back to this one of you think relevant

Make sure you include all mail clients that you use, and the specs of your server
by mattg
2021-04-01 00:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Relay Scenario
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: SMTP Relay Scenario

Install hMailserver

In SMTP-Relayer section set gMail, and use your gmail account to AUTH that connection


That's all that is required

(As an aside, something much smaller like STUNNELL installed on a single machine on your network could also achieve this)
by mattg
2021-03-31 11:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Three EML files in Queue
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Three EML files in Queue

That error indicates that the antivirus on the machine that hMailserver is installed on doesn't have the hMailserver data directory excluded from regular file scanning ALSO, if the emails have the same TO as the FROM and the messages are not really from your user, then I'm guessing that they contain...
by mattg
2021-03-31 06:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot resolve MX
Replies: 82
Views: 1874

Re: Cannot resolve MX

RvdH wrote:
2021-03-30 17:03
Not sure, any other 5.7 builds havn't been posted directly on the forums i believe....

[EDIT]
Yup, viewtopic.php?t=34621 (Moderator(s), maybe simply delete them?)
gone now
by mattg
2021-03-31 06:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM Filter and hmailserver
Replies: 8
Views: 376

Re: SPAM Filter and hmailserver

I suspect that you given an incorrect priority

Run this and post results please

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2021-03-30 08:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message folders
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Message folders

https://www.hmailserver.com/documentati ... in_datadir

The two HEX digits are the first two digits in the email file name

Ie all files in the /00/ folder will start with 00
by mattg
2021-03-30 06:55
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7
Replies: 173
Views: 197722

Re: hMailServer 5.7

Those are really old tables

How long have you been using hMailserver? What was the the earliest version that you installed?
by mattg
2021-03-30 01:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM Filter and hmailserver
Replies: 8
Views: 376

Re: SPAM Filter and hmailserver

IP ranges

It would be useful to see the logs generated by hMailserver during this transmission
by mattg
2021-03-29 06:41
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Sub OnHELO(oClient) progress?
Replies: 244
Views: 231281

Re: Sub OnHELO(oClient) progress?

How much is included in 5.7 builds?
by mattg
2021-03-29 01:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to log headers sent during SMTP client session?
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: How to log headers sent during SMTP client session?

Can you ask the original sender for a copy of the message that they sent?
by mattg
2021-03-28 08:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Basic SMTP Logging
Replies: 44
Views: 1312

Re: Basic SMTP Logging

Only reason i can think of that justifies leaving the temp fix in place: Some worldwide or regional DNS outage New domains, with large (unchangeable) TTL For example last week or so a big datacenter of OVH burned down in France that took 3.6 million websites across 464,000 distinct domains offline ...
by mattg
2021-03-27 23:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Basic SMTP Logging
Replies: 44
Views: 1312

Re: Basic SMTP Logging

Only reason i can think of that justifies leaving the temp fix in place: Some worldwide or regional DNS outage New domains, with large (unchangeable) TTL For example last week or so a big datacenter of OVH burned down in France that took 3.6 million websites across 464,000 distinct domains offline ...
by mattg
2021-03-27 23:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to log headers sent during SMTP client session?
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: How to log headers sent during SMTP client session?

headers sent in a SMTP client session?
Perhaps use Wireshark or something similar
I'm really not sure what you will find though


Message headers will normally be part of a message, but I suspect that you are looking for something else

Can you provide more detail on EXACTLY what you are looking for
by mattg
2021-03-27 23:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Three EML files in Queue
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Three EML files in Queue

To refresh the queue

In the GUI
Status >> Delivery Queue >> Refresh (button at top of screen)

Please show the logs with the error

If it was a 5xx error, a bounce should created for the sender
If it was a 4xx error, hmailserver will try to send again
by mattg
2021-03-26 05:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: WebMail server
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: WebMail server

Any standards compliant web server will work

Popular ones include Rainloop, roundcube, squirrelmail, mailenable
by mattg
2021-03-26 00:28
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]
Replies: 30
Views: 1043

Re: OpenSSL Security Advisory [25 March 2021]

Certificate validation is hardly used in hMailserver, even when the 'validate certificates' switch is selected It is only used for outgoing mail cover by SMTP routes, and POP3 external download It is not used for ANY normal outgoing mail, or for any incoming SMTP connections Additionally, that secur...
by mattg
2021-03-26 00:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook Client and HmailServer
Replies: 7
Views: 391

Re: Outlook Client and HmailServer

Outlook + IMAP has always been dodgy

But In saying that, I've never seen Outlook to take so long
What are your IMAP advanced settings in hMailserver? Do you have 'idle' selected?
by mattg
2021-03-26 00:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Three EML files in Queue
Replies: 8
Views: 337

Re: Three EML files in Queue

first up. make sure that you refresh the queue Then check your logs thoroughly, and then open them with an email client (ie thunderbird) I often find that the messages that get stuck are viruses, or mail outs to multiple recipeints, or that the message has actually been sent. If they are tmp files, ...
by mattg
2021-03-24 03:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: New server, MySQL to MSSQL
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: New server, MySQL to MSSQL

I already checked some migration tools but they were either paid, too complicated for me to understand or simply didn't work at all so I decided that I'll install hMailServer, create an empty database and write a small script which will keep the records in sync until I shut the old server down. Thi...
by mattg
2021-03-23 01:43
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Moving hMailServer DATA folder
Replies: 8
Views: 7157

Re: Moving hMailServer DATA folder

BeeTee wrote:
2021-03-22 12:54
I thought the paths are not saved in the database? If so, how does hmailserver know about the old path if I change it in the ini?
It doesn't, that's the point

You can move the data directory and reset the ini setting, restarting hMailserver and all will continue to work (with the new path)
by mattg
2021-03-23 01:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Alias domain in mirror address causes loop
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: Alias domain in mirror address causes loop

How about using a global rule

if recipient list not contains mirror@xyz.com then forward to mirror@@xyz.com



But I agree, that doesn't make much sense.
What happens if mirror is set to mirror@xyz.net

can you mirror to another domain, even a .local
by mattg
2021-03-21 03:38
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Separate log with headers, delivery status for specific addresses
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: Separate log with headers, delivery status for specific addresses

Anything is possible Just write custom log lines during events in your eventhandlers.vbs add this to bottom of eventhandlers Sub CustomMonthlyLog(LogText, LogFileName) 'custom event 'uses globals: g_sAdminPassword 'called from: Dim oApp, LogDirectory, t, temp, strTime, strLogDate Dim fileout, FSO, O...
by mattg
2021-03-18 03:03
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: Whitelist ignored?
Replies: 18
Views: 7636

Re: Whitelist ignored?

You could also, instead, whitelist addresses directly in Hmailserver (whitelist section) whivh will stop spamassassin and the builtin HMS checks altogether. I have tried this myself (white listing in hMailServer) and I use spamassassin with no whitelist_from's in the local.cnf and the whitelist doe...
by mattg
2021-03-17 02:47
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Sequence of hmailserver checks
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: Sequence of hmailserver checks

Smiley561 wrote:
2021-03-15 15:45
The script does not reject the message from outside with "kredit" in subject after it became a score in Anti-spam. If I forward it to my address, it is rejected.
I'm not sure what you are trying to say here...

Can you please provide more detail on when this works and when this fails for you
by mattg
2021-03-17 02:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Stop bounce messages from exchange
Replies: 14
Views: 647

Re: Stop bounce messages from exchange

What is pineapple for if not for pizza? (Ham and Pineapple pizza - we call them Hawaiian pizza here in Australia, and they are great) Otherwise - Upside down pineapple cake, or perhaps next to the beetroot on a burger. Anyhoo This is not working on hMailsever generated bounces. I'm thinking since hM...
by mattg
2021-03-15 16:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Account configuration on outlook
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Re: Account configuration on outlook

Is outlook same computer? Then Server = 127.0.0.1, ports as set in hmailservevr >> tcp/IP ports Outlook on same same domain? Then server = LAN IP ADDRESS Outlook on Internet ? Then try WAN IP address You can also use FQDN if you have a real domain and DNS records (Which you will need to receive mail...
by mattg
2021-03-15 16:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Stop bounce messages from exchange
Replies: 14
Views: 647

Re: Stop bounce messages from exchange

Global rule

From contains 'mailer-daemon'


works for me
by mattg
2021-03-15 01:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble Creating New SQL Database
Replies: 15
Views: 764

Re: Trouble Creating New SQL Database

7) Used Windows authentication in hMailServer Database Setup I think this step is where you went worng I think that step uses the permissions of the Windows user who is installing hMailserver, and not the created permissions for the user that you created for purpose. Try setting a username and pass...