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by associates
2012-11-02 02:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: stop relay attempts
Replies: 4
Views: 2757

Re: stop relay attempts

Hi Mattg, Good point. I need to check what I actually set to log. Although I'm not really certain how ASSP works with hMailserver. Does ASSP sit in front, and then all connections to hMailserver come from ASSP? or does all connections come through hMailserver and then hMailserver checks with ASSP fo...
by associates
2012-11-02 01:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: stop relay attempts
Replies: 4
Views: 2757

Re: stop relay attempts

Thank Mattg for your reply.

I went to check into hMailServer log file to do a search for the IP address in the last three log files but returned nothing.

Hmmm... Does it mean these IP addresses have been blocked by ASSP in the forefront?

Thank you
by associates
2012-11-02 00:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: stop relay attempts
Replies: 4
Views: 2757

stop relay attempts

Hi, I was wondering if I can get some help here. What happens is from my ASSP log file, I see there has been a number of Relay Attempts by the same IP Address. On my mail server, I have hMailServer 5.3-B1617 up and running without any problems. I also have ASSP (Spam filter) up and running as well. ...
by associates
2012-06-26 08:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Getting bounced back email content filter rejection
Replies: 2
Views: 2609

Re: Getting bounced back email content filter rejection

Thank you. I'll give them a call to find out why.
by associates
2012-06-26 07:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Getting bounced back email content filter rejection
Replies: 2
Views: 2609

Getting bounced back email content filter rejection

Hi, I was wondering if I can get some help here. I was sending someone an email but received a delivery status notification (failure) with the following message The following message to <> was undeliverable. The reason for the problem: 5.3.0 - Other mail system problem 554-'5.7.1 Message cannot be a...
by associates
2012-05-09 03:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: bounced back with 500 line too long
Replies: 1
Views: 2224

bounced back with 500 line too long

Hi, I am getting a bounced back email with the following message Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Sent: Tue, 8 May 2012 12:03:40 +1000 Subject: Kaspersky Internet Security The following recipient(s) could not be reached: geoff@othercompanies.com.au Error Type: SMTP ...
by associates
2012-04-03 02:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: cannot send mails remotely via outlook
Replies: 2
Views: 1423

cannot send mails remotely via outlook

Hi, I wonder if anyone might be able to help me here. I've got a working ASSP and hMailServer 5.3-B1617. I can send and receive mails via outlook, and most spam mails get caught just before they get into my inbox. So everything is working well when inside the LAN network. I run into problem with sen...
by associates
2012-01-23 02:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook disconnect when changing password
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

Re: outlook disconnect when changing password

Hi Mattg, Sorry that I took so long to reply to you. It's fixed now. And also found what caused the problem. The problem is there has been a number of times users trying to access using incorrect password and hence the server just put an autoban on that particular IP address. But this, as a result, ...
by associates
2012-01-09 02:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook disconnect when changing password
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

Re: outlook disconnect when changing password

No, Mattg. They are not domain users. When I want to change the password for a user, I first change it on the hMailServer and then go to the user's Outlook, click Send/Receive button. It actually detected the password has been changed and popped up a dialog box for user to enter the new password in....
by associates
2012-01-09 02:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook disconnect when changing password
Replies: 4
Views: 3936

outlook disconnect when changing password

Hi, I am having a really strange issue here and am not sure if this is to do with hMailServer or the Microsoft Outlook 2010 itself. And currently we have about 20 users accounts. Recently I have decided to change the password for all of our user accounts. Whenever I change the password for a single ...
by associates
2011-12-19 01:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer

Thank you Mattg for your reply. Yes, when I got stuck, I did try to ping the server from my laptop and I did get replies back. Like I said, if I did not use Outlook to check mails but use squirrelmail instead, I would not have noticed if there were some issues with outlook connecting to the server. ...
by associates
2011-12-19 01:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer

Hi,

I do not know why but it works now. I just deleted my email account from the Outlook and recreated it, and it worked right away. I found that I need to recreate email account when there is a connection issue.

But if there are any other explanation to this. Love to hear about it.

Thank you
by associates
2011-12-19 01:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Help. Outlook cannot connect to hMailServer

Hi, I desperately need your help. I have problem with my Outlook 2010 connecting to the hMailServer 5.3-B1617. However, I can login through squirrelmail. But when I open out Outlook, i received an error message saying "Outlook cannot synchronize subscribed folders. Error: Cannot connect to the serve...
by associates
2011-12-16 00:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: issue with smtp relayer
Replies: 3
Views: 2191

Re: issue with smtp relayer

Thanks Mattg for your reply. Yes, that's right. that's what I did. I set multiple SMTP server on the iPad but then I turned on more than one SMTP server thinking the iPad would be smart to pick which SMTP server is available at present. But unfortunately, that's not the case as it did not work. It w...
by associates
2011-12-15 06:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: issue with smtp relayer
Replies: 3
Views: 2191

issue with smtp relayer

Hi, I wonder if I can get some help here. This may sound silly but I am just curious. I am hosting my own website as well as mail server. In my outlook 2010, I added two accounts with one email account for hmailserver server and the other for my home's Internet Service Provider called "ISPexample". ...
by associates
2011-09-12 02:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: alert for exceeding max mail size
Replies: 1
Views: 1342

alert for exceeding max mail size

Hi, I was wondering if there is a way of telling you that a user's mail box size has almost exceeded the predetermined maximum size in hMailServer 5.3-B1617. If it reaches 85% of the allocated maximum size, you get some sort of alert notification via email to the admin. Any help would be greatly app...
by associates
2011-06-23 06:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer service terminated unexpectedly
Replies: 1
Views: 1509

hMailServer service terminated unexpectedly

Hi, I have been getting the following error on my machine running on XP Pro SP3. Source: Service Control Manager Event ID: 7034 Description: The hMailServer service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 3 time(s). The date when it happened the first time was June 21st, 2011 at 10:11:23PM The sec...
by associates
2011-06-10 00:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: issue with starting and stopping services in script
Replies: 4
Views: 3049

Re: issue with starting and stopping services in script

Thanks again Mattg for your info. Yes, I got a feeling that it would put all the mails into inbox after running the database directory synchroniser (which is not what I want because some users have folders other than just Inbox. Anyway, thanks for the clarification. I actually wanted to do just like...
by associates
2011-06-09 07:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: issue with starting and stopping services in script
Replies: 4
Views: 3049

Re: issue with starting and stopping services in script

Thanks Mattg for your reply and for sharing your code. In case of restoring emails, given that we now have the mysql data from the mysqldump and the hmailserver data, do I need to run DataDirectorySynchronizer to sync data again? or just restore mysql table and putting the data back to hmailserver w...
by associates
2011-06-09 02:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: issue with starting and stopping services in script
Replies: 4
Views: 3049

issue with starting and stopping services in script

Hi, I have written a simple VB script that would stop the services of hMailServer and MySQL, then do the back up on hMailServer Data as well as the Data in MySQL Database, and then finally restarted the services. The script goes as follows Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") objshell.run("n...
by associates
2011-06-09 02:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: old emails with subject Message undeliverable
Replies: 7
Views: 3320

Re: old emails with subject Message undeliverable

Thanks a lot ^Doom^ for the info
by associates
2011-06-07 02:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: old emails with subject Message undeliverable
Replies: 7
Views: 3320

Re: old emails with subject Message undeliverable

Yes, I have the BitDefender AV on the machine. I suspect it must have caught and deleted them. What a pain. All right, I will make sure that the data directory will be excluded from scanning in the future.

Thank you for your assistance
by associates
2011-06-06 02:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: old emails with subject Message undeliverable
Replies: 7
Views: 3320

Re: old emails with subject Message undeliverable

Thanks for your reply. I am not quite sure if it is the AV that removed the files. In General tab under Settings > Anti-virus, I had it set to Delete e-mail "When a virus is found". I think this may be what caused it to remove the files. I did not have ClamWin activated nor is External virus scanner...
by associates
2011-05-31 03:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: old emails with subject Message undeliverable
Replies: 7
Views: 3320

old emails with subject Message undeliverable

Hi, I wonder if I can get some help from you. I'm running hMailServer 5.3-B1617 on XP Pro. Yesterday, one of my colleagues was trying to retrieve some of the old emails that arrived last year. She normally stores her emails based on the work she's been involved in, and she's pretty sure that she use...
by associates
2011-04-13 01:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: cannot connect to outgoing SMTP server
Replies: 3
Views: 3131

Re: cannot connect to outgoing SMTP server

Thanks Mattg for your reply. I've given my provider a call to request if they could unblock port 25 for me and they did it for me on the spot. This was yesterday afternoon at around 3:30pm. If it worked, I'd have expected to be able to send emails out by now and I checked it again today with outlook...
by associates
2011-04-12 08:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: cannot connect to outgoing SMTP server
Replies: 3
Views: 3131

cannot connect to outgoing SMTP server

Hi, I am running hMailServer version 5.3-B1617 at the moment as my mail server. I have a question I need help with. Since I use Outlook 2010 to check all my emails at my office, I have had problem with sending from my Outlook when I am not in the office, in particularly, at my client's premises wher...
by associates
2011-01-17 03:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: can not delete emails
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

can not delete emails

Hi, I have a problem with deleting some of my emails from the deleted items folder. I use Squirrelmail to check/read my emails and just recently I am having an issue with deleting emails from the deleted items folder. By that I mean the emails are still there even after I have selected those I want ...
by associates
2010-07-29 06:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 relaying issue
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

Re: 550 relaying issue

Hi Bill, What happens is that she has an email account given by her ISP - Bigpond.com and she would like me to help her add her bigpond account to her outlook. So in the Outlook account setup, I put in "mail.bigpond.au" to both the Incoming mail server and the outgoing mail server with her bigpond a...
by associates
2010-07-29 05:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 relaying issue
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

Re: 550 relaying issue

Hi Bill, Thank you for your reply. It is the error that pops up from Outlook 2010. I received an immediate reply with the subject "undeliverable" from system administrator as soon as I hit the send button in Outlook. I wonder if you can give me a bit of guidance as to set the hMailServer so that it ...
by associates
2010-07-29 04:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 relaying issue
Replies: 5
Views: 3697

550 relaying issue

Hi, I was wondering if I could get some help here with the error message I received. The message is "server error: 550 relaying mail to yahoo.com.au is not allowed." What happens here is I have one of my work colleagues coming to me with her new laptop, asking if I can help her set up a new account ...
by associates
2010-07-09 03:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Move IMAP messages across
Replies: 6
Views: 4534

Re: Move IMAP messages across

Thank you Bill for your reply. No, I have not yet stopped using hMailServer for now. I am still playing with other Mail Servers just to get a feel about them as sugggested by you - Obviously, the servers that run on Ubuntu Server OS. All right, I am going to try out the imapcopy. However, am not sur...
by associates
2010-07-09 02:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Move IMAP messages across
Replies: 6
Views: 4534

Move IMAP messages across

Hi, I was wondering if I could get some help here. I have been using a normal PC as the mail server and recently decided to get myself a proper server to run 24x7 as the Mail Server. It does not come with any OS, however it needs at least Windows Server or Linux OS. I decided to have a go with Ubunt...
by associates
2010-07-07 02:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: can not send email out
Replies: 2
Views: 1506

Re: can not send email out

Hi Bill,

Thank you for your reply.

Yes, my ISP is blocking the port 25. I have decided to use their mail server as our SMTP relayer. The emails sitting in the queue have slowly gone out now.

Thanks once again for your assistance.
by associates
2010-07-07 02:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: can not send email out
Replies: 2
Views: 1506

can not send email out

Hi, I am having an issue with sending emails out from hMailServer 5.3-B1617. The following information is obtained from diagnostic tool. I hope with the attached diagnostic file, it would help you to help me out. Test: Collect server details hMailServer version: hMailServer 5.3-B1617 Database type: ...
by associates
2010-06-28 03:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook unable to connect to hMailServer
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

Outlook unable to connect to hMailServer

Hi, I was wondering if I could get some help here. This morning I was trying to use Microsoft Outlook to check my emails, I received error messages that says Task 'associates: Folder:Inbox Check for new mail.' reported error (0x800CCC0E) : 'Outlook is unable to download folder Inbox from the IMAP e-...
by associates
2010-06-25 06:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: keep receiving email from sysadmin
Replies: 2
Views: 2126

keep receiving email from sysadmin

Hi, I have been receiving emails with the subject "System Log Messages" for the last two days. The same emails arrive in my inbox approx. every 10 minutes. Here is the details of the email Return-Path: associates@company.com.au Received: from mail-21-ewr.dyndns.com ([127.0.0.1]) by www.company.com.a...
by associates
2009-12-03 05:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thank you Mattg and ^DooM^ for your replies. Guess what... Hooray, it works really well. After running DDS, it puts those new messages into INBOX while leaving the old ones untouched as pointed out by Mattg. What i'll do now is to make a proper backup as advised by you. Thanks for the link, Mattg. I...
by associates
2009-12-02 14:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thanks DooM for your reply. My concern is by running DDS, it would put all the messages (those that are already there and those are the latter ones) in the INBOX. I had had this problem before and am now getting nervous whenever i need to run DDS again. If you said so, i will try it tomorrow. Thanks...
by associates
2009-12-02 13:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thanks Mattg. I must admit that i was careless in dealing with the backup (after reading your thread). I will carry out a proper backup from now on. From now on, I was planning to have two machines set up as a mail server with one being active and the other one being put aside in the event of the fa...
by associates
2009-12-02 08:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Hi Mattg,

There are around 30 accounts with total size of the database about 16G.

Thanks
by associates
2009-12-02 07:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thank you Mattg for your quick reply. This is what i have done so far. remember that i told you that i have an issue with my old machine (used as Mail Server) that i have to shut it down to get it fixed. While i am getting it fixed, i use a different machine as the Mail Server. Let's call this diffe...
by associates
2009-12-02 05:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Hi Mattg, Thank you for your reply. Hooray, it works now. I can see all the emails in their relevant folders now. However, I have another issue here. There are some additional emails that i would like to add to my account folder. What i did was i did copy and paste the emails into my account folder ...
by associates
2009-12-01 02:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thank you Mattg for your reply. Yes, I have installed MySQL to the same location on the new server. But Please correct me if i misunderstood your instruction. I quote your saying in your previous post "then overwrite the database with the copied files, same with the hMailserver DATA folder," The dat...
by associates
2009-11-30 06:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

Re: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Thank you Mattg for your reply.

How do i restore the backup? I have made a copy of HMailServer folder along with Apache2 and MySQL folders from the dying machine. Can i just copy and paste the data in MySQL onto the new machine?

Thank you in advance
by associates
2009-11-30 05:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data
Replies: 17
Views: 4343

my mailserver has failed, now trouble in moving data

Hi, I was wondering if i can get some help from you all. My Mail Server has just failed me. The hard disk could be the issue here. So i am trying to set up a new hmailserver on another machine. Everything works fine (after running DataDirectorySynchronizer) except that i am getting all the e-mails i...
by associates
2009-06-24 09:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: connection dropped by imap server
Replies: 13
Views: 8537

Re: connection dropped by imap server

Thank you Mattg for your reply. Yes, i have the auto-ban enabled. I would probably leave it enabled for now. In IP-range setting, i have my computer set with priority of 15 and Internet with 10 (very odd. my computer has a higher priority than Internet?). Anyway, I have changed the priority of my co...
by associates
2009-06-24 04:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: connection dropped by imap server
Replies: 13
Views: 8537

connection dropped by imap server

Hi, I got the following error message when trying to login this morning. Error: Connection dropped by imap server This error comes from Squirrelmail as my Webmail client and hMailServer 5.1.1 B341. I have never had this error before since the day i started to use hMailServer and Squirrelmail. The pr...
by associates
2008-10-10 01:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: adjust time in Hmailserver
Replies: 2
Views: 2013

Re: adjust time in Hmailserver

Thank you Mattg for your reply. wonder if you could tell me which timezone setting in config.php that i could use to adjust the time. Is is invert_time? at the moment, it is set to false. I tried to set it to true but this didn't solve the time issue. I went to check the timezone in the control pane...
by associates
2008-10-10 00:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: adjust time in Hmailserver
Replies: 2
Views: 2013

adjust time in Hmailserver

Hi, Recently we've had the daylight savings that requires the time to be moved forward an hour. The problem I am having now with Squirrelmail 1.4.13 is it still shows the old time. I know that this perhaps has nothing to do with Hmailserver. But from some research i obtained that apparently Squirrel...
by associates
2008-06-13 09:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: emails backup
Replies: 2
Views: 2067

emails backup

Hi, I was wondering if anyone would be kind to help me out. I notice that the amount of emails sitting in IMAP folders are becoming very large. Hence, it's quite slow when trying to open the inbox to view incoming emails. I tried to remove/delete the unwanted ones but there are still many of them (a...
by associates
2008-04-22 09:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: error in sending email
Replies: 4
Views: 3372

Re: error in sending email

Thank you Redrummy for your reply.

Yes, it fixes the problem. I had it set to "None" for $smtp_auth_mech in the conf.pl but as soon as i changed it to "login", it works.

Thank you very much.
by associates
2008-04-22 05:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: error in sending email
Replies: 4
Views: 3372

Re: error in sending email

Thank you MattG for your reply. Yes, i have tried the ones that i know of and none of them did get sent. However, i think it might be to do with squirrelmail. It's been working well until yesterday i went to upgrade my squirrelmail to the latest version and since then, i got this problem. I might ha...
by associates
2008-04-22 04:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: error in sending email
Replies: 4
Views: 3372

error in sending email

Hi, I've been receiving the following error message from the server Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable 550 Delivery is not allowed to this address From the message, i could guess that this is to do with the fact that my account doesn't exist on the server. However, i could receive incom...
by associates
2008-01-25 08:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with DNSResolver
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

Hi ^Doom^,

Nope, it failed here too. Do you have the same issue with your Hmailserver also?

Thank you in advance
by associates
2008-01-24 02:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with DNSResolver
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

problem with DNSResolver

Hi, I've got HMailServer 4.4 B270 version running on my mail-server machine. I've been getting error files in the logs as follows "ERROR" 2580 "2008-01-22 02:38:35.228" "Source: DNSResolver::_Resolve, Code: HM10081, Description: DNS query failure. Treating as temporary failure. Query: elemental-arti...
by associates
2008-01-16 07:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmailserver suddenly used up all memory
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

Hmailserver suddenly used up all memory

Hi, I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me here. This afternoon, the desktop machine that's used as a mailserver made a loud noise as if it was running some kind of big software. It's very very slow when I went to check what's occupying the CPU under Windows Task Manager. The CPU usage w...
by associates
2008-01-08 04:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: access someone account without changing password
Replies: 4
Views: 2595

access someone account without changing password

Hi, I was wondering if i could get some help here. I have Hmailserver version 4.4-B270. What i would like to do is to be able to access to all the staff's email account to check their emails without having to change their password. I have a situation where one of our staff is away and there are some...
by associates
2007-10-26 06:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: easy way to find a specific message?
Replies: 1
Views: 1156

easy way to find a specific message?

Hi, wonder if i could get some help on this. Is there an easy way of finding a specific e-mail message that's already got stored in the Data folder?. I normally do a backup of the data folder onto a separate external hard disk. Today, i was asked to retrieve a particular email message that has been ...
by associates
2007-09-03 04:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: used as a spam relay
Replies: 7
Views: 4269

used as a spam relay

Hi, I have another problem as i was trying to figure out what caused 550 denied by policy issue. I have ASSP up and running as always. Today, i happen to scan through the maillog.txt under assp folder and noticed that some people have been trying to use our domain to send email to one of our co-work...
by associates
2007-09-03 03:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Denied by Policy
Replies: 1
Views: 4548

550 Denied by Policy

Hi, wonder if anyone might be able to help me. I got the following error message from Hmailserver's mailer-daemon. The following recipient(s) could not be reached: someone@somedomain.com.au Error Type: SMTP Remote server (IP address) issued an error. hMailServer sent: . Remote server replied: 550 De...