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by weinberk
2020-07-13 00:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Do messages in outbound queue check the mx record each time?
Replies: 2
Views: 1001

Do messages in outbound queue check the mx record each time?

I'm going to be moving some servers around for a charity I work with. HMailServer acts as a relay for them. Their internal Exchange server's ip address is going to change. If hmailserver has messages in it's outbound SMTP queue, will it do an nslookup for the mx record for each recipient each time i...
by weinberk
2020-05-03 17:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

IT'S WORKING. Outstanding. I had inadvertently extracted the 7z into a subfolder of /bin.
Terrific work.
by weinberk
2020-05-03 05:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

Yep. Rule in user@domain.com. reply rule sending as that same user@domain.com. regular auto reply is signed.
by weinberk
2020-05-02 19:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

@RvdH, I have it a go. 5.6.8-B2505 installed over my existing installation without issue. I can see in the admin panel that this version is running. I've confirmed that a regular autoreply for that same account does sign just fine through hmailserver. However, a rule with a reply, using the same fro...
by weinberk
2020-05-02 00:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

Outstanding. I'll give it a go likely next week. I appreciate all you've done for this community (And me).
by weinberk
2020-05-02 00:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

I assumed your build was outdated, but now I see that the latest was built on 4/24. G-R-E-A-T
Stability is as good as the previous official release? Any known issues?
by weinberk
2020-05-01 23:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

Thanks for the quick reply. We'll have to continue dealing with script replies not being DKIM signed. Messes with strict DMARC, but owell.

...breath held that a stable 5.7 release sees the light of day soon.

thanks for everything
by weinberk
2020-05-01 21:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

Heh, I must have missed your reply notification RvdH! So here I am, almost a year later, back at this issue again.
There seems to have been a little development work recently (mostly OpenSSL updates), but do you know if Martin integrated any of your changes in to 5.6.x?

Thanks!
by weinberk
2019-05-08 16:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

Re: DKIM on reply from rule

(Embarrassed that I didn't come across the known bug via search) I guess I'll try using a script for the rule based reply. Not optimal, but apparently the only way to quash this 4+ year old known bug / feature limitation. Many email providers, including gmail, are enforcing DMARC these days. That's ...
by weinberk
2019-05-08 05:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM on reply from rule
Replies: 18
Views: 4059

DKIM on reply from rule

I've DKIM setup on a subdomain without issue. We have a handful of accounts that send an automatic reply via a reply RULE (not an auto-reply from the auto-reply tab) so that senders get a reply for every single email they send to a given mailbox. This works, but the messages don't appear to be DKIM ...
by weinberk
2018-08-28 21:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

Re: auto-reply, once per sender - reset

For now, we need to remember to disable and then re-enable ... or just windows schedule a stop restart of the service in the dead of night. That will clear Amy cache that had since expired in the last 24 hours ready for the next 24 hours. It will still remain autonomous then. [Entered by mobile. Ex...
by weinberk
2018-08-28 19:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

Re: auto-reply, once per sender - reset

I always set with an expiration date because otherwise I'll forget to disable it.... Does that leave enabled checked on after it expires? I think it does. I sure it doesnt (unless you leave the Admin window open and dont refresh). I will find out over the next day or two during my tests. Tomorrow m...
by weinberk
2018-08-28 19:29
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: auto-reply scheduling
Replies: 10
Views: 6300

Re: auto-reply scheduling

I cannot get VacationMessageExpiresDate to accept a datetime format (it only accepts date format in the format "yyyy-mm-dd"). obAccount.VacationMessageExpiresDate = "2018-09-02" obAccount.save wscript.echo obAccount.VacationMessageExpiresDate No variation to the format will be accepted for Vacation...
by weinberk
2018-08-24 20:10
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: auto-reply scheduling
Replies: 10
Views: 6300

Re: auto-reply scheduling

I poked around the source code a little bit. Looking at PersistentAccount.cpp, line 404 starts the bit to see if it's time to switch off the VacationMessage as it's called internally. dtNow is set as type DateTime as is dtExpires. Line 411 does the check to see if the current dateTIME is after the e...
by weinberk
2018-08-24 16:24
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: auto-reply scheduling
Replies: 10
Views: 6300

Re: auto-reply scheduling

Thank you both. I'm always overly optimistic that feature requests with global appeal that should be easy to implement will be quickly implemented into the next release. I find myself passing out a lot from holding by breath though :shock: I guess I'll have to play with scripting for now. Mattg, you...
by weinberk
2018-08-24 16:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

Re: auto-reply, once per sender - reset

Thanks all for the input. Clarification: my users aren't setting the OOO, I am. I always set with an expiration date because otherwise I'll forget to disable it.... Does that leave enabled checked on after it expires? I think it does. When the lucky user goes away again, I update the message and the...
by weinberk
2018-08-23 21:25
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: auto-reply scheduling
Replies: 10
Views: 6300

Re: auto-reply scheduling

Hi again jimimaseye, I saw that nifty script before putting in the feature request. it's well thought out. Thanks for writing it. Unfortunately, there's a couple things that make it not quite right for my environment and needs - and I think the GUI idea would be universally helpful (not just for lit...
by weinberk
2018-08-23 21:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

Re: auto-reply, once per sender - reset

and I suppose we could still benefit from 1&2 even if the list of sender addresses remained in memory. They would just be lost at restart, but I generally don't restart frequently...
by weinberk
2018-08-23 20:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

Re: auto-reply, once per sender - reset

Hi jimimaseye, Thanks as always for your quick and to the point replies to the community. I genuinely appreciate the jab about backups, and you got me, sorta. I am not stopping the server each night and doing a backup. Instead, I'm backing up the system (which is a vm) on an bi-hourly basis (increme...
by weinberk
2018-08-23 17:12
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: auto-reply scheduling
Replies: 10
Views: 6300

auto-reply scheduling

I love love love the ability to automatically expire an out of office auto-reply. It makes my life so much easier, I don't have to scramble to deactivate users' out of office when they return. Feature requests to enhance auto-reply functionality: 1) Allow auto-reply messages to expire by date and TI...
by weinberk
2018-08-23 17:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: auto-reply, once per sender - reset
Replies: 18
Views: 5934

auto-reply, once per sender - reset

Hi all, I've got a couple users who insist on out of office auto-reply messages. Not my personal preference, but there's nothing I can do. hMailServer's auto-reply functionality works well. Once thing I noticed is that if I set an auto-expire for the previous out of office message and then the user ...
by weinberk
2017-06-17 00:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Carriage return in rule based reply
Replies: 1
Views: 1013

Carriage return in rule based reply

Is there a way to have carriage returns in the body of a reply that is triggered by a rule? I've tried hitting return and also shift return without success.

Thanks
by weinberk
2017-06-13 21:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Queue information - show envelope
Replies: 6
Views: 2513

Re: Queue information - show envelope

This will add 3 new headers to the email if put into Sub OnAcceptMessage(oClient, oMessage) 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 = oMessage.Recipients(i).Original...
by weinberk
2017-06-13 18:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Queue information - show envelope
Replies: 6
Views: 2513

Re: Queue information - show envelope

hMailserver is open source, so you can fork on Github >> https://github.com/hmailserver/hmailserver ALSO, you may want to look at this >> https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=30713 The people developing this have included a live queue, so perhaps you add more data there fairly eas...
by weinberk
2017-06-07 01:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Queue information - show envelope
Replies: 6
Views: 2513

Queue information - show envelope

Is there any chance of modifying hMailServer so that when we view a message file we can see the envelope? It would be nice to be able to see the mail-from, rcpt-to, and helo lines.

or is there another way?
by weinberk
2017-05-26 13:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

Indeed, we are a light user outfit in comparison to yours. Although we dont need to use or implement it I still like the solution you have running and it fits operations such as yours very well (where long term retries are preferred). I would be interested, purely for statistical reasons and curios...
by weinberk
2017-05-26 12:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

I currently have my settings at what I think is the default - 4 tries, 5 minute interval. So if it fails and doesnt get delivered within 20 minutes we get the NDR anyway pretty quick anyway. Ive never seen a delay that has been attributable to anything other than an incorrectly addressed mail or (a...
by weinberk
2017-05-26 01:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM
Replies: 55
Views: 31405

Re: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM

I'd previously done AutoDiscover for both Mozilla and Outlook. Auto-Discover for Mozilla required that each website be secured with SSL via https: and that an XML file is located in a specific directory. The certificate used for SSL to https needs to validate, but doesn't need to be the the same as...
by weinberk
2017-05-26 00:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

FWIW, Every time that my script has fired for me for real (I get a copy to my notification address too) it was because the message was addressed incorrectly and would ultimately be rejected anyway That's definitely not always the case though. Just today we saw a external mail server that some of ou...
by weinberk
2017-05-25 17:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM
Replies: 55
Views: 31405

Re: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM

I am not very experienced at using Certificates but I'd like to ask why one would need more than one Certificate on hMailServer. I have multiple Domains on my hMailServer and use only one Certificate to Encrypt email from all of the Domains. I viewed the Certificate as verifying the Hostname of hMa...
by weinberk
2017-05-25 16:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

My opinion: Worst case scenario: an inconvenience (when all the stars align): .... Agree. The type A side of my personality calls this an imperfection. The type B says, "what are the chances?" and "good enough." BTW: I think it is a great little routine that's been implemented here by you guys and ...
by weinberk
2017-05-25 03:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

Glad it helps - thanks for the feedback I agree with Katip though, it is notification that the message was delayed, but continued delivery will be attempted. I see it as (in your case) that 12 delivery attempts have failed, but will keep trying. It is unknown whether it will work on attempt 13 or 2...
by weinberk
2017-05-24 22:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

Minor imperfection: The rules get run if the number of delivery attempts is reached. If we hit 13 attempts, it'll sent the 1 hour delay notice. However, we don't know that that 13th time will fail. In fact, this isn't an imperfection. HMS just notifies that it's been 1 hour since the message has no...
by weinberk
2017-05-24 19:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

I've got this working perfectly (well, almost perfectly, see my note at the end), so I figured I'd post the details here to help anyone else who is interested (and, apparently necessarily so that I don't ask this question a third time!!!) I have "Minutes between every retry" set to 15 under SMTP, wi...
by weinberk
2017-05-24 14:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

Other servers that I've worked with have allowed delay warnings to be sent after a configurable amount of time, essentially saying "we couldn't reach the recipient's server, we'll keep trying until _______." Even microsoft SMTP does this (incredibly). https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php...
by weinberk
2017-05-23 22:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

I dont know about the 'quickretries' feature as I havent actually used or tested it (I just knew those entries were there). I would be interesyted to see what your findings are. The NDR: sure, use the rule (if delivery attempts...') to call a script function where the function simply creates a new ...
by weinberk
2017-05-23 21:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Re: Delay Notifications

1) Is there any hope of this functionality being added to hMailServer? 2) Am I just missing a simple way of doing this? Yes there is. Use a global rule that says If "DELIVERY ATTEMPTS" equals 20 then action: [reply "message delayed. We are retrying etc....." or whatever.] But this doesn't show the ...
by weinberk
2017-05-23 21:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 8163

Delay Notifications

Hi all. I've got hMailServer set to retry delivering outgoing mail every 5 minutes for 576 tries (that's 48 hours). We've got constant issues with people simply mistyping outgoing domain names. If they mistype the username, they'll get a near immediate bounce from the recipient's server, but if they...
by weinberk
2016-09-14 19:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Domain syntax checking - 550 A valid address is required.
Replies: 5
Views: 2439

Re: Domain syntax checking - 550 A valid address is required.

jimimaseye wrote:
So in other words, yes you can use underscores for an internet message except if it is forbidden by a specific RFC that overrules - in this case that would be RFC5321.

So yes, Soren, I agree. No error.
I agree. We'll work to rename the exchange aliases.
by weinberk
2016-09-14 16:40
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.
Replies: 4
Views: 3513

Re: Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.

When you have to stay on top of fighting Internet SPAM and "stoopid" users, you do not have time to care about NDR's... It's not really your problem that people can't spell/type the right address. Anyways, if you log SMTP you can find what you need to know in the log.. I agree wholeheartedly, but i...
by weinberk
2016-09-14 16:34
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.
Replies: 4
Views: 3513

Re: Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.

mattg wrote:2. global rule

If FROM contains 'mailer-daemon'
AND
Recipient list NOT includes 'your-email@domain.com'
THEN
Forward to 'your-email@domain.com'
Easy peasy. Thanks
by weinberk
2016-09-14 16:33
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Outgoing Retry Incremental Delay, Warning, etc
Replies: 6
Views: 5082

Re: Outgoing Retry Incremental Delay, Warning, etc

I do all of this with global rules + Scripts Use 'delivery attempts' as the thing to catch with the rule I use a function for an action so that I can send pretty HTML email back to the sender with a copy of their original email for delayed messages Great idea. So the rule is something like delivery...
by weinberk
2016-09-14 03:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 2 Routes with Different Priorities?
Replies: 1
Views: 1275

2 Routes with Different Priorities?

Looking to be able to route INTERNAL mail for a specific domain to one of TWO internal servers. Similar to how a lower priority MX record works. I can put in a smtp route for the first internal server (anything to @whatever.internal goes to 172.10.10.10) and that works. But if that server is down, I...
by weinberk
2016-09-14 02:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Domain syntax checking - 550 A valid address is required.
Replies: 5
Views: 2439

Domain syntax checking - 550 A valid address is required.

We're begining to use an hmailserver, a second installation, simply as a mail relay server. Without going too much into (unnecessary) details, the flow is like this (Inbound) Antispam->hmailserver (Outbound) hmailserver->antispam->smarthost relay server (a different hmailserver which simply accepts ...
by weinberk
2016-09-14 02:19
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Tweak SEND_FAILED_NOTIFICATION
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

Re: Tweak SEND_FAILED_NOTIFICATION

I'm looking simply to be able to name the server. Where it says:
"hMailServer sent"
I want to instead say
"Our server sent"
others might want something like
"mail.ourdomain.org sent"
etc.

That part of the message is generated by hMailServer
by weinberk
2016-09-13 21:58
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.
Replies: 4
Views: 3513

Name and Email address of mailer-daemon. Copy errors to admin.

2 requests: 1) It would be great if we could rename mailer-daemon@server.ourdomain.org to someething else, say postmaster@ourdomain.org and also put a name, so the from would look like: "Charity Postmaster" <postmaster@ourdomain.org> 2) It would be great if there was a way to CC NDR's and other erro...
by weinberk
2016-09-13 21:56
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Tweak SEND_FAILED_NOTIFICATION
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

Tweak SEND_FAILED_NOTIFICATION

The SEND_FAILED_NOTIFICATION message options are great. After the custom message appears, we get something like: Error Type: SMTP Remote server (74.125.192.26) issued an error. hMailServer sent: RCPT TO:<thiswillbounce@gmail.com> Remote server replied: 550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to r...
by weinberk
2016-09-13 21:50
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Outgoing Retry Incremental Delay, Warning, etc
Replies: 6
Views: 5082

Outgoing Retry Incremental Delay, Warning, etc

In hMailServer, I see the option under smtp->delivery of emails to specify the retry interval and to try for X hours. Might you be able to add more options here? The MS IIS SMTP Virtual Server allows for settings for a first retry, second retry, and subsequent retries. This lets the server retry rel...
by weinberk
2016-05-19 04:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM
Replies: 10
Views: 4181

Re: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM

Well I just tried it for you. (5.6.5 2360 has only been around a week or two). Do a backup and go for it (just run the install over the top). You could even download 5.6.5 2339 which is the last beta version prior to the current (changelog: https://www.hmailserver.com/changelog/?version=5.6.5, down...
by weinberk
2016-05-18 22:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM
Replies: 10
Views: 4181

Re: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM

For thos eof you that are urgent, I think you could downgrade from 5.6.5 back to 5.6.4 Production (which doesnt have the problem). Take a backup first but I dont think there should be a problem(I dont think there are structural changes to the database, just functional bug fixing). Thanks. Has anyon...
by weinberk
2016-05-18 15:11
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: / in mail-from (slash / forward-slash) incorrectly gives 550
Replies: 6
Views: 4144

Re: / in mail-from (slash / forward-slash) incorrectly gives 550

Did you see me update about asking Martin if its urgent? https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=186314#p186314 I did, thanks for the suggestion. I just sent him a PM so not to be a pest. Will email later if he doesn't reply. I was surprised that the rules required me opening a new thread...
by weinberk
2016-05-18 15:04
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: / in mail-from (slash / forward-slash) incorrectly gives 550
Replies: 6
Views: 4144

/ in mail-from (slash / forward-slash) incorrectly gives 550

(I think this is very similar to https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=29812, but I just saw in forum rules that we're supposed to open a new topic even if it >seems< to be the same issue as someone else. Plus this is an extremely urgent issue for us. Lots of mail going undelivered ...
by weinberk
2016-05-18 03:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM
Replies: 10
Views: 4181

Re: plus and forward slashes in MAIL FROM

I can confirm that I'm seeing the same problem.

All it takes is a / in the mail from address for hmailserver to say

550 The address is not valid

Constant Contact frequently puts slashes in the mail from address. That's a big problem...

Hopeful for a fix ASAP! Thanks.
by weinberk
2014-09-27 15:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Save button disabled - save domain settings
Replies: 16
Views: 5431

Re: Save button disabled - save domain settings

Right, right, ABSOLUTELY my fault, but it sure would have been easier to find if clicking save said why it couldn't save, vs just not letting you click on it.

How the settings got that way might be another story (this is a relatively new server that had settings imported in from the previous one)
by weinberk
2014-09-27 15:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Save button disabled - save domain settings
Replies: 16
Views: 5431

Re: Save button disabled - save domain settings

FOUND THE PROBLEM If DKIM is checked (which it is for a all of our domains even though we don't use it and I don't think I ever checked it) save is disabled unless the dkim tab is completed. Unchecking DKIM lets me save. Thanks all for working through this with me. Martin- maybe consider having save...
by weinberk
2014-09-27 15:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Save button disabled - save domain settings
Replies: 16
Views: 5431

Re: Save button disabled - save domain settings

File->connect shows that I'm connected to localhost with the user Administrator I was wrong about there being a limit under SMTP protocol. There is one set, but that doesn't seem to matter - removing it still leaves save under domains grayed out. Remember that it's not just the message size that can...
by weinberk
2014-09-26 14:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Save button disabled - save domain settings
Replies: 16
Views: 5431

Re: Save button disabled - save domain settings

I have been using hmailserver for years, but had no idea that users could use the admin tool! Good to know There is no size limit set under smtp settings. Max message size is what I am trying to change in this case, but it's not just that where there an issue. I can't change ANY domain setting becau...