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by benn600
2012-06-25 18:44
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Rule to set messages as read
Replies: 3
Views: 2857

Re: Rule to set messages as read

I actually just implemented permissions to hide the folder in some cases, which will work better.
by benn600
2012-06-25 18:37
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Rule to set messages as read
Replies: 3
Views: 2857

Re: Rule to set messages as read

Can you direct me to some instructions on how to write a script to do just that? Seems like it should be a line or two of code?
by benn600
2012-06-25 18:36
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Cleaning out old backups
Replies: 1
Views: 1958

Cleaning out old backups

I use the backup tool via a scheduled task to run backups. I also synchronize this data to another server. Of course this synchronization is fairly slow. What is a good way for me to clean out old backups? What I would like to do is keep one most recent backup, plus one from 3-days ago, plus one fro...
by benn600
2012-06-25 18:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Rule to set messages as read
Replies: 3
Views: 2857

Rule to set messages as read

What header or function can I run (within the rule actions) to set messages matched as status read? I am moving some messages and don't want them to flag my client as having unread messages.
by benn600
2012-06-10 18:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving to paid server
Replies: 7
Views: 3623

Moving to paid server

I have been hosting my email (4 user accounts) for several years myself on my residential DSL line (with static IP). I am ready to find a paid host. What do other users recommend as far as finding a host and how do I migrate my hMailServer installation to another host? It can be a different email se...
by benn600
2012-05-02 16:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot send email
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

Cannot send email

I am using port 587, all properly forwarded in my router. I am able to send an email from my iPhone with no problem but via Mac Mail it just spins and spins and spins. After a long delay it finally popped up asking for my password--20 minutes later. I just clicked cancel. On another Mac Mail box aft...
by benn600
2011-12-08 10:23
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Push to iPhone
Replies: 23
Views: 17756

Re: Push to iPhone

There has to be countless people who would thoroughly enjoy this feature. Push is such a time saver and makes email like texts. It is obviously being done by several companies so it is possible, somehow!
by benn600
2011-06-01 18:52
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Push to iPhone
Replies: 23
Views: 17756

Push to iPhone

I would like to request that IMAP push to iPhone be added. First of all, is this even possible? Second, it would be a great addition as push really shines for many reasons.

Subsequently, pushing folders other than Inbox would be great, too, as I use server-side rules.
by benn600
2011-05-03 06:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I want Mobile Me
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

I want Mobile Me

I have thoroughly enjoyed hMailServer for a lot of years now, simply hosting my family of four's personal email accounts. We have really enjoyed the custom domain and I enjoy the server-side filtering, signature, etc. My question at the moment, though, is how can I get MobileMe type functionality, t...
by benn600
2010-11-25 22:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: iOS Push?
Replies: 0
Views: 2018

iOS Push?

Are there any known methods to get push working on iOS devices with hMailServer? I know IMAP IDLE works great in Thunderbird but, as far as I have found, it doesn't offer push-style behavior on iOS.
by benn600
2010-09-25 19:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Not Receiving Email
Replies: 4
Views: 2212

Re: Not Receiving Email

I don't have greylisting enabled. I just figured there was some kind of bad character or content that caused hms to throw it out. It's been several days and it still hasn't arrived so I think it was permanently dropped. It really isn't a big deal or even worth anyone's time. It's not a recurring pro...
by benn600
2010-09-22 07:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Not Receiving Email
Replies: 4
Views: 2212

Re: Not Receiving Email

Would I be able to send it privately for review? I'd like to send it in its full form (38KB) but don't want it posted online because it includes quite a few email addresses. It basically appears to be something within hMailServer (possibly only a default setting) that makes a specific email not get ...
by benn600
2010-09-22 01:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Not Receiving Email
Replies: 4
Views: 2212

Not Receiving Email

A company sent me an email that I didn't get. On the second try, they cc'ed my gmail account, and it came through there. They also have sent generic text email to my main address that has come through. I pulled up the logs and am copying the sections here. The first is the email that I got and the s...
by benn600
2010-05-22 03:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to configure public folders
Replies: 4
Views: 2689

Re: How to configure public folders

I would like the ability to have the read/unread status unique to each user but realize that a distribution list would offer this functionality.
by benn600
2010-05-22 03:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to configure public folders
Replies: 4
Views: 2689

Re: How to configure public folders

Thanks! I set up a family@ email address with a rule to move all incoming messages to Public.Family, which is better (in some ways) than copying the message to everyone separately. I was not having any luck finding that option and probably wouldn't have thought to look in IMAP but I guess the folder...
by benn600
2010-05-21 18:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to configure public folders
Replies: 4
Views: 2689

How to configure public folders

Months ago I set up a public folder, /Public/Archive. Where do I go to change the name of this folder? I have looked through the configuration options about a dozen times but cannot find the area. I also asked about allowing simply /Public/ -- instead of requiring a sub-folder below Public -- would ...
by benn600
2010-01-01 19:30
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: CalDav Server?
Replies: 2
Views: 7594

CalDav Server?

Does anyone know of a CalDav server for Windows? I have found several for Mac/Linux but my primary server that I keep running all the time is Windows Server. I would like to setup iCal and our iPhones to use CalDav to allow sharing of calendar info and server localization of the data.

Thanks!
by benn600
2009-12-09 22:21
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Public folder read status
Replies: 2
Views: 2469

Re: Public folder read status

Is this a feature that might one day be considered for adding? Do others think it would be useful to them as well?
by benn600
2009-12-09 18:12
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Public folder read status
Replies: 2
Views: 2469

Public folder read status

Is there currently a way to allow each message in the public folders to have a custom read-status for each user? Then, if someone adds a message to public, every user who can view the folder would be notified of new email there. This would really help make the folder that much more useful. It's diff...
by benn600
2009-09-30 16:53
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: SyncML Thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 3747

SyncML Thoughts

What does everyone think of SyncML? I have been searching for an open standard to sync my contacts & calendar with my devices. This would ideally all be push based to keep things highly up to date. SyncML is intriguing to me. Are other users successfully using it who want to share a story about it? ...
by benn600
2009-07-18 16:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Slow Setup with Mac Mail
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

Re: Slow Setup with Mac Mail

Port 25 has to be open to be able to receive email to an email server, right? I use IMAP with SSL and SMTP with SSL for accessing email but for a public server (gmail, whatever) to send me email I need port 25 activated and forwarded to my server. I'll check the logs for some info. Of course Thunder...
by benn600
2009-07-15 17:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Slow Setup with Mac Mail
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

Slow Setup with Mac Mail

I'm using hMailServer with port 25 for public sending of email, 465, 587, 993. I have the two similar port entries because Thunderbird defaults to one and Mac Mail defaults to another. First off, does this make sense? These are all 3 using SSL. When I add an account in Mac Mail, it flies through the...
by benn600
2009-07-02 05:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Placing public in the root?
Replies: 4
Views: 2011

Re: Placing public in the root?

I didn't think so and that's okay--I'm still glad public folders are available. Thanks for confirming my suspicion!
by benn600
2009-07-02 04:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Placing public in the root?
Replies: 4
Views: 2011

Re: Placing public in the root?

Simply directly under the root.

Index
Drafts
Sent
Public

As opposed to
Index
Drafts
Sent
Public
> Public

I currently have two Public folders: Archive and Current.
by benn600
2009-07-02 01:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Placing public in the root?
Replies: 4
Views: 2011

Placing public in the root?

Can the public folders be placed in the root? Right now, they are contained in the parents Public.
by benn600
2009-07-01 23:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Accessing within LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: Accessing within LAN

I guess I will have to investigate a bit more first. I just tried to connect through my phone's network and it failed so it might be something more obviously problematic. Although I am able to receive email (SMTP)...
by benn600
2009-07-01 23:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Accessing within LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Accessing within LAN

I recently built a new server and have moved hMailServer to it. Everything should be configured the same but I am unable to connect through my domain. I updated the MAC address of the network card to set this server's IP address like the previous server had. Worse yet, when I first set it up, the do...
by benn600
2009-06-12 17:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Archiving Email

I actually already have it beside it. I never put folders underneath Inbox. Perhaps I was thinking about another device (like my iPhone) because it does appear if I close Archive it stays closed upon restarting.

Thanks.
by benn600
2009-06-12 04:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Archiving Email

Are there techniques to save email through standalone files that I can burn to discs and forget about unless actually needed?
by benn600
2009-06-11 22:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Archiving Email

That's what I thought but in Thunderbird is expands right away when I start up. I thought: that's not possible. Clearly Thunderbird could be improved.
by benn600
2009-06-11 18:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Archiving Email

What does closed mean? I have the same thing...archive > ... But is there a setting I'm missing?
by benn600
2009-06-10 21:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Re: Archiving Email

That is a good idea. I probably get/send 50 messages a day on average during busy seasons. They build up and get put in folders based on the project, client, etc. After a project is done I have a desire to move them away from my main mailbox...do other people follow this same reasoning? Or do some p...
by benn600
2009-06-10 19:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archiving Email
Replies: 13
Views: 4364

Archiving Email

What is the best way to archive old email from my IMAP account in hMailServer in a format that is easily readable with standard programs and ideally, searchable to some extent.
by benn600
2009-03-01 21:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archive messages
Replies: 9
Views: 4366

Re: Archive messages

I do use imap. I have plenty of space, too, the problem is backups. I have backups twice daily and these really add up fast at a gigabyte per day. My server has 7TB of space on a single drive (big RAID6 array) but it is very low on free space. I agree that 1/2 GB of email is not worth worrying about...
by benn600
2009-03-01 17:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archive messages
Replies: 9
Views: 4366

Re: Archive messages

I think it could be considered a larger question about when should I archive messages and at that point, they need to be easily accessible. I deleted everything about 2 years ago and generally speaking, that is okay, but from time to time it would be nice to pull up a Sent message from even further ...
by benn600
2009-01-29 08:34
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.0, build 326 (Beta)
Replies: 51
Views: 20968

Re: hMailServer 5.0, build 326 (Beta)

I installed the new version, from version 4, and experienced no connectivity issues. My tests were limited but I experienced no problems. Of course in this process, I checked my twice daily backups first and saw that they are growing quite large. Then, I realized it's because of my account. Next, I ...
by benn600
2009-01-29 08:25
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.0, build 326 (Beta)
Replies: 51
Views: 20968

Re: hMailServer 5.0, build 326 (Beta)

I check back from time to time -- every month or two -- and I just happened to check in today! What a coincidence that you're so close to a stable release on my coincidental visit. I'm going to install it on my server and report any problems. I can't wait to see what all the buzz is about!
by benn600
2008-07-31 05:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Archive messages
Replies: 9
Views: 4366

Archive messages

I've got sent messages dating back to January 11, 2007 and think it's time to clean things out. So I have several questions. For some reason, I feel the need to save messages. Obviously, some need to be saved but this need varies greatly and over time, messages are no longer needed. Now I could go t...
by benn600
2008-07-25 19:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

Who here uses plus addressing? Can I hear some personal experiences?
by benn600
2008-07-25 19:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

Don't you agree that my first idea is almost the perfect solution, though? Give each person their own address: amazon@mydomain.com ... hmailserver@mydomain.com (the forum)? The only problem is when you respond!! And it would get a bit annoying when people try to confirm your email address...DID YOU ...
by benn600
2008-07-25 18:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

There are four primary users that I manage email for. I have purchased their names .com finally. It is probably a good idea to sit on your name.com!! So now that I have all four I'm thinking about how to use these securely. I'm disappointed that we can't come up with a useful security method. Am I d...
by benn600
2008-07-25 05:10
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Non-Profit organization needs hosting
Replies: 1
Views: 2099

Non-Profit organization needs hosting

I built a web site for a church as a volunteer project. I have been hosting it for about 6 months but need to find free hosting for them (if possible). I would like to get them moved to a dedicated host because my hosting is never as guaranteed as a dedicated host. I am unable to keep things up and ...
by benn600
2008-07-25 05:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Incoming Message Log
Replies: 1
Views: 1225

Incoming Message Log

Is there an easy way to determine if two older domains I have are used at all? I have had several previous addresses and I don't use them anymore because they were .no-ip.org addresses. Now that I am typing that I'm realizing why I probably never got a single spam message (that I can remember). I be...
by benn600
2008-07-24 21:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

Who actually uses plus addressing? Do they run into this problem?
by benn600
2008-07-24 20:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

The major problem is replying. So if I am to email someone, is it just ben@mydomain.com ? ? that breaks the security because again, I have a single point of failure: ben@.... Any innovative ideas would be greatly appreciated! BTW: how does hmailserver handle the special character addressing (Plus ad...
by benn600
2008-07-24 19:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Z-Push and iPhone
Replies: 14
Views: 28915

Re: Z-Push and iPhone

I would be crazily excited if someone could get push email, contacts, and calendar setup with the iphone.
by benn600
2008-07-23 18:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Re: Saving a new domain

I should give each person their own address and just use catch all...that's it. So I'd give amazon: amazon@mydomain.com

How about that? Then block any address that becomes problematic. How'd you like to get doom@mydomain.com, Doom? That would be crazy and cool.
by benn600
2008-07-23 16:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Saving a new domain
Replies: 11
Views: 4332

Saving a new domain

For quite a while now I've been using a generic (name related) domain. It has been great for several years. Unfortunately, I am starting to get several pieces of spam a day. I am not willing to turn on spam filtering, though I have hmailserver mark spam (not delete it). I would like to move to a new...
by benn600
2008-07-17 07:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: iPhone Push?
Replies: 1
Views: 1793

iPhone Push?

With IMAP hosted by hMailServer does anyone know of a method to push email to the iPhone? Is there any chance this would ever work?
by benn600
2008-05-24 18:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble With Source
Replies: 3
Views: 1807

Re: Trouble With Source

Nope. The actual address emails get sent to does not have to be in the headers or TO field. I find this absolutely true and have had this confirmed before (if I remember correctly). I even remember hearing that the next HMS will have this ability.
by benn600
2008-05-23 20:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble With Source
Replies: 3
Views: 1807

Trouble With Source

I'm still not sure how I can determine the email address by which an email got to me..? What are my options for determining this? If I knew where spam was coming in I could disable the secondary accounts.

Thanks!
by benn600
2008-02-16 18:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Yea, I know there are lots of issues with HTML in email and I will have to simplify my template using tables and other old things. Inline CSS was rough.

Thanks for your help!
by benn600
2008-02-16 18:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Display attachments inline is enabled. This time it came through and I see it. It looks horrible, though! The size is all wrong and hardly any of the CSS works!
by benn600
2008-02-16 18:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Still gives me that info. Interesting because I have seen that before a lot with email I receive from a forwarded Gmail account. Wonder if all those times I just deleted them there actually was content that I never read? The message is large and actually includes the image attached.
by benn600
2008-02-16 18:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Don't see those options. I'm using IMAP (of course). I'm going to try sending it again. I tweaked it a bit. I changed to inline CSS. Lots of work!
by benn600
2008-02-16 17:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

I tried it and all I get in the message is "This body part will be downloaded on demand."
by benn600
2008-02-16 17:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

WOW! Insert! I never saw it because in the TO field, it is hidden. I will try it and see if it works like I need.

Thanks a lot for your help! I understand when we start doing mass mailings we need to use a mass mailer.
by benn600
2008-02-16 17:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Yes. I know, it seems strange. But how else do I do it?
by benn600
2008-02-16 17:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

I tried both send in both & send in HTML. I get this: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit <html> <body> <hr /> Testing html code! Probably won't work. </body> </html> I have went through the tutorials. They told me to change that and about 3 ot...
by benn600
2008-02-16 16:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sending HTML email in Thunderbird
Replies: 25
Views: 8135

Here is a test message: Return-Path: <*MyAddress*> Received: from [192.168.2.71] ([127.0.0.1]) by *MyDomain* with hMailServer ; Sat, 16 Feb 2008 08:47:37 -0600 Message-ID: <47B6F781.9070005@*MyDomain*> Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 08:47:29 -0600 From: *MyName* <*MyAddress> User-Agent: Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 ...