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by jamie
2007-10-08 18:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relentless spam
Replies: 6
Views: 1596

Yes I have ONE root account, and its the default domain for the server. I have disabled that account. Can I re-establish a password for that account, or is it not useful to use a root account? Is this because someone came fishing for a root account? Tried root for password and got in?
by jamie
2007-10-08 18:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relentless spam
Replies: 6
Views: 1596

I don't understand. you mean I have an account (on ANY of the domains i host) called ROOT@whatever.com and has the password, root?

I dont think so. I would never use the word root for a password!

Can you exlain a little what you mean?
by jamie
2007-10-08 18:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Relentless spam
Replies: 6
Views: 1596

Relentless spam

Like many others, Im getting hundreds of messages that appear to be passing through hmailserver. I've tried everything. I have Grey and whitelisting Im not a mail relay I have SPAM protection running I dont allow External to External accounts But nonetheless, there is an spammer constantly sending h...
by jamie
2007-10-08 11:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: FRAUDULENT Anti SPAM blacklists
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

FRAUDULENT Anti SPAM blacklists

I, like others was trying to find a way to get some spammers out of my server. I found an article in HERE SOMEWHERE suggesting a blacklise dul.dnsbl.sorbs.net Which, after ONE day, did a fine thing of PUTTING MY IP on their list. A little checking, and I found this is a SCAM SPAM service. Once you j...
by jamie
2007-09-07 09:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Dont import from China spam....
Replies: 5
Views: 2589

Maybe I should clarifiy a little. I use the feature of mail copy. This is where I see the 30000 messages. Can I be sure that email SMTP requests are not passing through my server. IS this just a case that Im receiving 30000 email messages INTENT on using my IP to pass through, but they go no further...
by jamie
2007-09-07 09:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Dont import from China spam....
Replies: 5
Views: 2589

Yes I know, but I understood that inside the message headers, the real ones, not what you see in programmes like Outlook, but deeper inside the properties, you have the IP / .com of the sender, and the name of the domain that the email was actually sent to. I have copied in a sample of hmail logs. T...
by jamie
2007-09-06 22:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Dont import from China spam....
Replies: 5
Views: 2589

As the message from the header shows, the From and the two have nothing to do with my domains. I have SPF set up in all my DNS domains and on the mailserver. It has been working according to DNSreport. Until these past two days the grey and whitelisting seemed to have cut down the spam. This is some...
by jamie
2007-09-06 19:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Dont import from China spam....
Replies: 5
Views: 2589

Dont import from China spam....

I've just recieved about 30,000 messages, all the same, all saying they wer sent to aol, yahoo, etc. but arriving on my server. I have greylisting activated, spam activated, and no mail relay. Im wondering how these emails arrived to my server. I dont see a single indication of where its coming thro...
by jamie
2007-06-20 11:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV for Windows
Replies: 81
Views: 91048

4. Go into HmailServer AntiVirus and set the paths. It will not autodetect the paths since this is ClamAV and not ClamWin. Make sure you set the executable to C:\Program Files\clamAV\clamdscan.exe and not clamscan.exe. Clamscan.exe doesn't take advantage of the clamd client, and if it loads enough ...
by jamie
2007-06-20 10:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help getting ClamAV to work
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

ClamAV with Powertools

Like others here, I cannot download the powertools and the clamAV from the same site. When i install the powertools from a different site, it isnt funcioning properly. i cannot do anything more than update the database. Any thoughts on this? I need to solve a problem whereby my clamav is flagging al...
by jamie
2007-06-20 10:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV for Windows
Replies: 81
Views: 91048

Well that was fun while it lasted !!!

I followed the instructions and was up and running, only to discover that CLAMAV was calling ANY email with an attachment, a VIRUS, including those that had bmp signatures...

Oh well, back to the drawing board.
by jamie
2007-06-19 23:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spoofing emails
Replies: 8
Views: 3414

Will I not be accused of spamming if thousands of messages are being sent around the globe with a single account as its source?

Is there no way to stop spoofing an account on a domain I control?
by jamie
2007-06-19 20:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spoofing emails
Replies: 8
Views: 3414

Spoofing emails

Today I had to remove clamwin because it was runing 100% CPU for ages. I don't know if its related to my problem, but, Now I am seeing HUNDREDS OF email messages passing through into my hmailserve, into my catch all accounts, for an non existent account on a fully operational domain. Basically Im ge...
by jamie
2007-06-19 13:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: clamwin is killing my server
Replies: 17
Views: 6249

Clamwin eats CPU

Something in the most recent CLAMWIN is eating CPU (100%) when installed on a win 2003 SERVER. It's a common problem, and appears not to have anything do to with hmailserver. Its a CLAMWIN problem. It doesnt matter how much mail you are taking on daily, I run a very small server and it CLAMWIN has b...
by jamie
2007-06-12 11:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MX RECORDS and DNS for multi-homing domains
Replies: 2
Views: 1807

MX RECORDS and DNS for multi-homing domains

Thanks Martin: I guess it was a little cryptic! I think I got it all working. The issue seems to be in how to set the MX record for the various domains which share the IP and single server setup. In the end, it has to do with DNS syntax - making sure there was a period at the end of the domainhost.c...
by jamie
2007-06-11 13:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MX RECORDS and DNS for multi-homing domains
Replies: 2
Views: 1807

MX RECORDS and DNS for multi-homing domains

Hi. I'm having a hell of a time getting email to arrive on my hmailserver. I suspect the issue is DNS and not hmail: I run one server for both mail and web (windows 2003 / hmailserver / IIS) All my domains are registered through gandi.net NORMALLY there is no problem with just having TWO entries in ...
by jamie
2007-05-11 14:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Connect hmailserver to mysql.
Replies: 1
Views: 1176

Connect hmailserver to mysql.

Okay. My problems are clearly not related to the hmailserver administration but a loss of connection to the mysql server. I run two instances of mysql, one for my webs, on port 3306 and hmail with its installation of mysql on 3307. How do I manually configure hmailserver to connect successfully to t...
by jamie
2007-05-11 13:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Recover administrator password for hmserver.ini
Replies: 6
Views: 4839

Recover administrator password for hmserver.ini

HI. Im not having any success connection to the hmailserver administrator control. I used the information provided (removed password, reinstalled hmserver, etc.) but it isnt working. It tells me from GO that it fails to connect to root@localhost using password NONE on reinstallation. Later it asks m...
by jamie
2007-04-22 12:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: "Change Password" Problem
Replies: 9
Views: 5533

Hmail admin password

Hi Martin:
I too am not able to allow password changes on the squirrel mail option. Upon clicking OK we get the:
Can not fetch domain object.!

above the forms.

I don't remember when I assigned an "admin password" How might i recover that? are you talking about the mySQL root password?
by jamie
2007-02-02 20:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple recipients on an alias account
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Multiple recipients on an alias account

If I want to use an email address as an alias, and forward a copy of all incoming to a more than one person, I take it I have to set up a distribution list? i.e. Alias cannot contain more than one email recipient?

thanks in advance
by jamie
2007-01-22 23:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Greylisting and local mail
Replies: 2
Views: 1491

Greylisting and local mail

Hi. I activated Grey listing to try to cut down on spam, but unfortunately, all my emails from a joomla installation are not getting out. I v seen that white listing is coming, but how do I use grey listing and EXCLUDE all emails originating from my server? If an email gets a delay message from grey...
by jamie
2006-10-04 13:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail not being accepted by other server
Replies: 1
Views: 1094

Mail not being accepted by other server

I have been tracking down a mail-daemon undeliverable message for a few days, and found that a mail server is not accepting emails from domains originating in my hmailserver machine because it does not allow "bouncing". What is this about? It's presumably an antispam mechanism to check the origin of...
by jamie
2006-07-06 17:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges and mail relay
Replies: 7
Views: 2892

its version 7. something. I don't see any possible configuration to omit port 25 relays.
by jamie
2006-07-06 10:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IP Ranges and mail relay
Replies: 7
Views: 2892

IP Ranges and mail relay

Hi. Here is my setup> 192.168.1.1 is my Router that has a public address through which all incoming and outgoing communication occurs - i.e. my public fixed ip 192.168.1.2 is my web and hmailserver 192.168.1.5-255 are my private LAN addresses. I have configured hmail NOT to accept external to extern...
by jamie
2006-05-25 09:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Distribution list FROM: issue
Replies: 1
Views: 1062

Distribution list FROM: issue

Hi. Im now using the built in distribution list on hmailserver. Here is what I understands happens: I write a post and send it TO: nameoflist@mylistdomain.com and it happily goes out to all the members (except those that SORBS prevents :-) ) What the recipients get is an email: FROM (person who wrot...
by jamie
2006-05-25 09:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SORBS.net rejection
Replies: 26
Views: 12663

Your ip address is also blocked by njabl.org. These lists don't just block dynamic ip addresses, but also residential static ip addresses. WHAT THE HELL!!! What has happened along the road to the information society!!! BLocking a STATIC RESIDENTIAL IP? Who decides that my office at home is a reside...
by jamie
2006-05-25 09:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SORBS.net rejection
Replies: 26
Views: 12663

Okay. Talking to my ISP is like talking to the Bush administration... A quick question. Under my old mailserver imail, it was possible to configure a second mail gateway (i.e. my ISPs mail server) to handle SMTP that didnt go out. Is this possible in hmail? Or must either ALL mail go out directly or...
by jamie
2006-05-25 00:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SORBS.net rejection
Replies: 26
Views: 12663

Yes. Me too
And yes, a fixed address. Would be rather cumbersome running domains on a dynamic IP don't you think?

The SORBS is interested in the IP of the mailserver correct?
Nothing to do with the machine where the mail originates?
by jamie
2006-05-24 23:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SORBS.net rejection
Replies: 26
Views: 12663

But I dont understand. Im sending a message using hmailserver, for example the distribution list, from my Laptop which connects to hmail on a FIXED IP which I control on my hmail server. How is it possible that it says dynamic IP?
by jamie
2006-05-24 20:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SORBS.net rejection
Replies: 26
Views: 12663

SORBS.net rejection

I keep getting this for an email to a university email account (Its only when I send to its domain). Is this my problem or the university problem? Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Sent: Wed, 24 May 2006 20:01:24 +0200 Subject: FW: subject removed from this message b...
by jamie
2006-05-23 11:36
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Hmail and Clamwin
Replies: 23
Views: 11101

Reading again.

I too "read" unable rather than able. The problem is NOT the second statement (verify that...) UNABLE is seen by native english eyes long before the second sentence. Because we do not READ every word when we read. That would make things go very slow... It's the FIRST word that triggers UNABLE rather...
by jamie
2006-05-23 11:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can someone recommand a good AV for Windows 2003 server?
Replies: 28
Views: 12514

A really simple question

I have installed CLAMWIN from the clamwin website.

Is this identical to CLAMAV for WIN or is clamAV for running as a service essentially on Windows SERVERS, and CLAM WIN for window client machines?

Thanks.
by jamie
2006-05-15 22:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

Configuration

One the day of the problem, that domain was not in the list of domains in hmail, it was only had web services. Now I created a domain for conferencewebs.com made it active, and have created an account. In my configuration, I have allowed external to external inside the LAN. I use this to allow mail ...
by jamie
2006-05-15 21:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

Im dont understand you point Craig. I haven't set any MX records for the conferencewebs.com specifically in DNS. In this case, the domain was on the server, but there were no accounts assigned to that domain. Someone inadvertantly sent an email to an account that did not exist, and for which the dom...
by jamie
2006-05-14 21:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

No. There weren't any email accounts running under conferencewebs.com . Now I have added one. Conferencewebs.com was just a domain whose DNS pointed to the above fixed IP address, which is then later resolved to the local Area network address: 192.168 etc. just like hmail. hserver runs on the same m...
by jamie
2006-05-14 17:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

yes. conferencewebs.com is a domain. But edreams is not an account. And yes, 213.60.18.111 is the IP of my hmail and the IP of multihomed domains.

Thanks for looking into this.
by jamie
2006-05-13 20:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

Okay. To be more precise. I have a copy of all emails sent to an account (mail@ADOMAIN.COM). (As per an option in hmailserver. When I looked at the hmailserver STATUS I saw there were 25000 emails in two days. When I logged into my mail account to see where these emails were going/coming from I saw ...
by jamie
2006-05-13 09:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Loop on an email
Replies: 10
Views: 3832

Loop on an email

HI. One of my clients sent an email to edreams@MYDOMAIN.COM , i.e. instead of sending it to edreams, sent it to a domain on my server, and and account that did not exist. About 25000 copies of this email were sent over about a 12 hour period! I'm supposing this is an example of the localhost loop bu...
by jamie
2006-04-06 12:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: recover hmailserver from total crash
Replies: 7
Views: 3244

Okay. Im up and running, but here is how: I had to buy a new server - the other mother board was destroyed. I have reconstructed my server, implementing a new instance of hmail. I then managed to copy and paste all the relevanat hmserver files from the previous now defunct mysql tables. EXCEPT hm_me...
by jamie
2006-04-02 21:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: recover hmailserver from total crash
Replies: 7
Views: 3244

IMAP

I don't know what you mean with LDAP folders. hMailServer doesn't support LDAP at all. The Data directory contains the email messages. These aren't stored in the database. There's a description of the different folders here: http://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/?page=folderstructure The folders...
by jamie
2006-04-02 00:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: recover hmailserver from total crash
Replies: 7
Views: 3244

Recover...

I had messages in the hmail log saying connection problems. To make a long story short. What i did was to install hmail on a new machine, in the same relative directory. Then I copied the hmail mysql from /hmailserver/mysql/data/hmserver onto the newly installed version. Here I got back my accounts,...
by jamie
2006-04-01 11:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Move email messages from default mySQL to another
Replies: 3
Views: 1603

Port Assignment

I run two instances of mysql. Hmailserver on its internal mysql, and a general mysql for my php/mysql web applications.

Is there a problem allowing both mysql installations to utilise port 3306?
Or should they always be on different ports?

Thanks in advance
by jamie
2006-04-01 10:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: recover hmailserver from total crash
Replies: 7
Views: 3244

recover hmailserver from total crash

Hi. Im two days now into this problem. My server was probably attacked by a sasser virus destroying the Flash Bios. I have for the past two days tried to recover my hmailserver on a new system, old drive, new drive, new system etc. Here are some of the issues: hmailserver now appears to have corrupt...
by jamie
2006-03-30 20:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Backup / Restore
Replies: 32
Views: 45953

Now I need to know for real

I just had a complete system failure: ie my server stopped working. Im configuring a new one, and have access to ALL MY data from the hard disk. Because it is a W2003Server disk, I cant just install it on a new computer and boot up and run. So I need to know how to get hmailserver running fast and s...
by jamie
2006-03-30 09:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP headers
Replies: 13
Views: 4614

HI Craig. Thanks for hanging in there on this issue. Here is what I believe to be the code controlling outgoing SMTP emails that fail to leave the server: $emailto='"'.$firstName.' '.$lastName.'" <'.$email.'>'; $emailsubject='['.$siteName.'] '.$langYourReg.' '.$siteName; $emailbody="$langDear $first...
by jamie
2006-03-24 00:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP headers
Replies: 13
Views: 4614

That's very strange - it seems that the PHP script is creating a malformed address - maybe some mailservers autocorrect such, but I've never come accross such a system. Can you check the actual PHP code and see any faults? - if you post the block of PHP code here I could check it. http://www.hmails...
by jamie
2006-03-24 00:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP headers
Replies: 13
Views: 4614

<"JosepTorres"<jstorres@dummyemail.net> should be "JosepTorres" <jstorres@dummyemail.net> Okay. But this is from an auto registration php page that worked fine as it is under any Linux and my old Imail server. I have two other similar php systems using auto emails and they too have stopped working....
by jamie
2006-03-24 00:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP headers
Replies: 13
Views: 4614

I might add that I use hmailserver on Windows2003 server. The part that I have heard is the problem, is the Insertion of the persons real name before the email on the outgoing TO: header ... 2) That's the standard format which works fine in hMail - if you are getting error messages then please post ...
by jamie
2006-03-23 21:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP headers
Replies: 13
Views: 4614

SMTP headers

I have recently made the switch, successfully from imail to hmserver. But have two questions: 1. Is there any way to get the address books out of the accounts of imail and into hmailserver (i.e. the webmail version of imail to say, squirrel mail or Roundcube) 2. More interesting. I take it that hmai...
by jamie
2006-03-05 18:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: imail web based address books
Replies: 0
Views: 1823

imail web based address books

I have successfully migrated all the email accounts, passwords, folders and emails to hmailserver from imail. Roundcube is running as well, as is squirrelmail. However, some of my users are asking about their personal address books. Anyone have a solution to export their address books? Thanks, in ad...
by jamie
2006-01-18 13:36
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Roundcube and folder management
Replies: 28
Views: 18403

webavant wrote: I haven't found a roundcube forum. I see there is a mailing list at roundcube.net. Perhaps I'll try there as well.
It's a listserv, not a phpBB forum. So, yes, you have to subscribe. It's all there somewhere on the website.

Cheers.
by jamie
2006-01-11 11:14
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Roundcube and folder management
Replies: 28
Views: 18403

hM 4.2.184

which versions u r using. i have hM 4.2 184 with roundcube v0.1-20051021 and working fine. but remember round cube is project with ALPHA status. so tryt o use the latest pkgs always.! Are you using 4.2 184 as a production or testing server? I'm asking because I would like to jump ship from imail to...
by jamie
2005-12-30 00:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Migrating from Imail to hMailServer with scripts
Replies: 9
Views: 12411

Re: RoundCube Stable 4.1 doesn't fully support roundcube but the current unstable and stable 4.2 release build does/will.. Check here: Okay. That might explain folder issues etc. Im still tweaking my imail mail folder copy method as per other tools. Perhaps I should wait for the stable 4.2 to make ...
by jamie
2005-12-29 13:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Migrating from Imail to hMailServer with scripts
Replies: 9
Views: 12411

You can use IMAPCopy to copy the actual email messages. You'll need to know the account names and passwords on the old server to do so though. IMAPCopy can be found here: http://home.arcor.de/armin.diehl/imapcopy/imapcopy.html I am a little confused here, with this tool, around the concept of sourc...
by jamie
2005-12-29 13:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Migrating from Imail to hMailServer with scripts
Replies: 9
Views: 12411

imail migration

Thanks for the information on the mailmigration tools.

Is the current stable version of hmserver fully compatible with Roundcube?
I posted a message about trouble with folders elsewhere.

I kinda like the look and feel of Roundcube more

8)
by jamie
2005-12-29 12:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Migrating from Imail to hMailServer with scripts
Replies: 9
Views: 12411

move Imail mail folders to hmailserver

Can someone explain to me the best way to migrate imail system to hmailserver. There are many posts here, but none explain how one gets the MAIL moved. It isn't as simple as copy and paste, as hmailserver manages mail folders completely differently than imail (7). I used the imailmigrate tool on my ...
by jamie
2005-12-26 13:24
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Roundcube and folder management
Replies: 28
Views: 18403

Roundcube and folder management

I have successfully installed both squirrelmail and roundcube to access the hmailserver. Squirrelmail works fine. Roundcube has one sticky item: I can create/subscribe folders, but I cannot work with them. The thing is, Roundcube is a much better interface than squirrelmail, and when push comes to s...