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by SniffTheGlove
2018-04-11 19:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Which VPS
Replies: 3
Views: 1658

Re: Which VPS

Thanks mattg for your reply. For a while today I have been thinking just how difficult it would be to got Linux on the VPS and then use open source etc to build a mailserver/DNS but I think I shall go with a Win VPS as most the from my backups will easily get put on the Win VPS with little re-config...
by SniffTheGlove
2018-04-11 12:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Which VPS
Replies: 3
Views: 1658

Which VPS

Hi All, My old win server at home that holds hMailserver has died today. Looking for a new solution where I can still host my own mail and web without the expense of buy a new box, so I am looking at a VPS, a Win VPS KVM Now, I don't know what the performance will be like, so is there anyone here wh...
by SniffTheGlove
2016-03-08 14:47
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Looking for a script to alter Subject Line after delivery
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

Re: Looking for a script to alter Subject Line after delivery

Hi, Originally a few years back I had [SPAM] added to the subject line if an email was marked as spam (Over spam score of 6) but under the delete threshold (spam score 50), it would be sent to the user but allow the Thunderbird client to handle the spam and placed into TB Junk folder where the user ...
by SniffTheGlove
2016-03-08 12:24
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Looking for a script to alter Subject Line after delivery
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

Looking for a script to alter Subject Line after delivery

Hi, I am looking for a way and wondered if anyone here already does this or has some information. I have my setup as the following... All mail to a user that is clean of SPAM, the user will get a copy and so does a separate email account called Ham All mail to a user that is SPAM, the user does NOT ...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-08-15 20:33
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: RULES - Domain Level
Replies: 3
Views: 2294

Re: RULES - Domain Level

Has anyone got any feedback if this is viable or a way to implement is the current setup.

Thanks
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-20 02:33
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Silly Question: Brain Fog
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

Re: Silly Question: Brain Fog

Thanks SorenR for the code. I was initially using the header X-hMailServer-Reason-Score to check my test vbs as I had setup a SpamAssin rule to score my emails differently depending on the subject line, this way if I had a subject of "qwertyuiop" SpamAsassin would score this as not spam and therefor...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-19 14:10
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Silly Question: Brain Fog
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

Re: Silly Question: Brain Fog

Have you tried catching custom headers with a global rule? Yes Mattg, I had originally tried Global rules but for what I was trying global rules were to global as the are for all domains and account rules are to narrow and also cumbersome if you have alot of mail accounts. I have put a suggestions ...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-19 13:29
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Silly Question: Brain Fog
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

Re: Silly Question: Brain Fog

percepts wrote:The problems you are having are a lack of elementary knowledge about programming VBScript
You are right there Percepts, never really used VBS, much more of a php/mysql coder
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-19 03:13
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Silly Question: Brain Fog
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

Re: Silly Question: Brain Fog

Thanks Precepts. X-SystemMail-True is a custom header some PHP code we use on a server to identify our server. If set it will just hold 1 I sent out an email via Gmail (so it would not have the custom header) to an account on our server. I just have a bunch of test lines of code in the function to s...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-18 14:46
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Silly Question: Brain Fog
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

Silly Question: Brain Fog

Hi, I have completely gone mad and forgot how to do something. How do I check in a script to see if a certain headervalue exists in an incoming email. I have tried search but can not see a way. I have look at other scripting within this board but can not see either. I have tried a few ways but none ...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-17 09:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A bit of a mess
Replies: 8
Views: 2409

Re: A bit of a mess

I can not remember sorry.

Just set it running and left it.

I have also added some modifications to your you code (see your other post) to take into account undeliverable messages that hMailServer recreates.
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-17 09:00
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: HOW TO: Read database Messages file to check the physical file exists
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Re: HOW TO: Read database Messages file to check the physical file exists

Thanks Jim After running the scripts I hade made a few modifications for my own needs. I was writing a script in the EventHandlers.vbs to do some specific SPAM handling and messed up by creating 90,000 test messages. See https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=27793&p=172322#p172322 So...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-13 13:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A bit of a mess
Replies: 8
Views: 2409

Re: A bit of a mess

Thanks for the replies.

I wanted to keep the main spam emails in the account for Spamassassin to work with.

I ran that script that jimimaseye and everything worked brilliant.

Thanks all, a sigh of relief
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-13 12:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: A bit of a mess
Replies: 8
Views: 2409

A bit of a mess

Hello All, I have made a bit of a mess with my hMailserver data and need some help to clear it up. I was trying to write a new function in the EventHandler.vbs to forward certain emails to a spam email account on my internal domain mail.localhost. The trouble was I sent a test message and the next t...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-10 12:51
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: RULES - Domain Level
Replies: 3
Views: 2294

RULES - Domain Level

Hello, Currently we have 2 sets of RULES... 1) Global 2) Account Is it possible to add another level, this one to work on the domain level Example I have 2 domain in hMailServer... 1) MainDomain (Normal users) 2) Internal (Admin/webserver users) I want to run a rule on all MainDomain acounts. Curren...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-10 12:19
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Rules - ELSE
Replies: 0
Views: 1464

Rules - ELSE

Hello, Could this be be considered for a feature request. "ELSE" Rules. Currently under rules you choose the criteria and an action. Is it possible to include ELSE into the actions. If your criteria is meet do action ELSE do something else Example: IF criteria (Subject contains xxxxxx) do action (ie...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-03 15:31
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: 554 Tagged as Spam by SpamAssassin
Replies: 8
Views: 2870

Re: 554 Tagged as Spam by SpamAssassin

I got a mailer-daemon message with the subject Delivery Status Notification (Failure) and a body telling me the 554 Tagged as Spam by Spamassassin. I don't want hMailServer to reject it so the sender gets a message, so I shall try and put a rule into to place to actually delete the message permanent...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-02-03 04:26
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: 554 Tagged as Spam by SpamAssassin
Replies: 8
Views: 2870

554 Tagged as Spam by SpamAssassin

I was using one of my external test email address to send certain spam to my main account as I had made a few changes to a few rules. I had tested the rules using different scoring and all was tagged up as [SPAM]as expected however when I adjusted the score for one rule I was surprised that a reply ...
by SniffTheGlove
2015-01-21 12:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Brute Force Connections
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Re: Brute Force Connections

Thanks Matt.

The brute forcing is still happening at the same rate still trying to guess the password for my non-existing Administrator account.

I have put 525949 which is a year into the Auto-Ban. At least this will ban them for quite a while.
by SniffTheGlove
2015-01-20 14:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Brute Force Connections
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Brute Force Connections

Hi, I currently have someone trying to brute force his way into my hMailserver Server. The person is using multiple IP address simultaneously and trying to brute force email accounts. So far I have hundreds of Autobans now in my hMailServer but it is working so far to keep them out. They are all try...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-12-02 12:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Greylisting with multiple mail SMTP Servers
Replies: 10
Views: 4107

Re: Greylisting with multiple mail SMTP Servers

OK, so I have now whitelisted the IP specified in the SPF records into min-max ranges for Amazon The white list has also requested the email address to whitelist from those ranges. I just used a * to white list all email from these ranges. Hope this works. Will monitor over the next several days. Th...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-12-01 17:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Greylisting with multiple mail SMTP Servers
Replies: 10
Views: 4107

Greylisting with multiple mail SMTP Servers

Hello, I have noticed a few times when going through my logs that some emails are not getting through to the reciepant. I have greylisting enabled. When the initial first attempt is made to deliver, hMailserver issues a 451 to try later. The incoming SMTP host's IP address is added to the greylistin...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-12-01 16:49
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

Sorry, this one was my error. I have a 999 threshold delete (see original post at top of thread) and I just plain forgot.
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-29 11:41
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

Upon reading another thread in this board I came across emailsecuritycheck.net So I tried and got set the test messages and was surprised that one got through. It got tagged by Spamassassin ( [SPAM] ) but hMailserver still let it through to the account even though it had a spam score of 998 Return-P...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-28 21:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: is it necesary to instal hmailserver in all laptops of LAN ?
Replies: 7
Views: 2160

Re: is it necesary to instal hmailserver in all laptops of LAN ?

Are you wanting POP, IMAP,SMTP? hMailserver will need to be on 1 device with the firewall allowing inward connections to the ports you need. client PC just need to be installed with thunderbird with their server settings selected for IMAP or POP for receiving and SMTP configured to connect to hMails...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-26 19:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't send from some IP ADSL
Replies: 7
Views: 2572

Re: Can't send from some IP ADSL

Are the IP's dynamic or fixed. I have found recently that many ISP have updated or switch on various mail filtering setups and because I was on a dynamic IP I was therefore blocked from sending mail. I have now got a fixed IP as of today and shall see how that goes. Also, some connections on 3G do n...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-26 18:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble with crappy blacklists
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

Re: Trouble with crappy blacklists

Update if anyone is intrested. Well a week after the order I finally got my fixed IP today, however I am still stuck on 30Mb/s fibre and not the promised 55Mbits-76Mbits, so a combined VDSL Modem/Router is sent out to to see it that works better than the newly supplied router and the existing Fibre ...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-20 20:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble with crappy blacklists
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

Re: Trouble with crappy blacklists

Thanks for the reply to my miff Got another 2 bounces from other servers using other blacklists. Something must of happened for quite a few blacklists suddenly put my Dynamic IP into their lists. So I have rung my ISP and pleaded with them for a fixed IP and they have just told me about their latest...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-20 17:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Trouble with crappy blacklists
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

Trouble with crappy blacklists

Why do people (or should I say crappy companies) make life so difficult to other people. My mother sent an email and the recipients email server which is the ISP BigPond in Oz bounced back her email saying... Remote server replied: 554 nschwcmgw04p BigPond Inbound IB104c. Connection refused. ***.***...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-11-01 17:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple forwarding
Replies: 6
Views: 2032

Re: Multiple forwarding

Bill48105 wrote:Btw I started work on allowing comma-delimited multi-forward but just never finished it. Plan is to though because it'd be handy so look for it in the future.
Bill
After a year how is this progressing?
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-26 15:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail in Folders with Ham and Spam
Replies: 5
Views: 2417

Re: Mail in Folders with Ham and Spam

Yes SorenR. I based my scripts off that thread though with some changes. My Main batch file is the following code and this runs at night. net stop "hMailServer" net stop "spamassassin" Timeout /T 2 net start "spamassassin" Timeout /T 2 net start "hMailServer" wget -q http://www.pccc.com/downloads/Sp...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-26 14:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail in Folders with Ham and Spam
Replies: 5
Views: 2417

Mail in Folders with Ham and Spam

Hello, Question: Why does hMailServer store the eml files in multiple 2 character folders. Is this due to get around the OS max numbers of files per folder? Currently I have 2 domains on my hMailServer. My main FQDM plus a local domain (main.localhost). After hMailServer recieves an email it is clas...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-10 17:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Periodic RBL Problems
Replies: 15
Views: 5555

Re: Periodic RBL Problems

Acrylic is very easy. No GUI just a config file. Edit in notepad.. This is my config. To use it just change the HitLogFileName andStatsLogFileName paths for your directory structure. Also if you are on a different class c address to me (192.168.0.*) then change the setting [AllowedAddressesSection]....
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-10 16:51
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Mail Delivery Script To Database
Replies: 0
Views: 2643

Mail Delivery Script To Database

Hello, This is my first script in vbs that I have been playing with to load a simple delivery log into the MySQL database. It is based off Martin's script at https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=13890 Create the MySQL database -- phpMyAdmin SQL Dump -- version 4.2.7.1 -- http://www...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-09 23:48
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Call oApp.Authenticate("Administrator", "xxxxxxxx")
Replies: 2
Views: 2247

Re: Call oApp.Authenticate("Administrator", "xxxxxxxx")

Thanks, glad I got that sorted. Data now flowing into my Table

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by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-09 20:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Periodic RBL Problems
Replies: 15
Views: 5555

Re: Periodic RBL Problems

I had similar over a week ago and I nailed the issue to my Win7 DNSCache. I kept getting DNS timeouts, so I disabled the service and installed Acrylic DNS and not had any DNS issues since.
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-09 19:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Put Log into the Database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: Put Log into the Database?

SorenR wrote:
SniffTheGlove wrote:
percepts wrote:its generally just easier running awstats :wink:
For some strange reason I always seem to want to keep reinventing the wheel. :)
Not uncommon in todays world... Look at Apple for example :mrgreen:
Apple = Mega Rich, Me = Poor old git. :lol:
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-09 19:51
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Call oApp.Authenticate("Administrator", "xxxxxxxx")
Replies: 2
Views: 2247

Call oApp.Authenticate("Administrator", "xxxxxxxx")

Hello, This scripting is driving me mad :evil: OK, I was trying to use a script posted else where on this site (the CreateDeliveryLogEntry) I change the details and let the script run and it worked 4 times and placed 4 email details into a MySQL database then it just stopped working and producing er...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-09 07:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Put Log into the Database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: Put Log into the Database?

percepts wrote:its generally just easier running awstats :wink:
For some strange reason I always seem to want to keep reinventing the wheel. :)
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-08 22:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Put Log into the Database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Re: Put Log into the Database?

Thanks, I have knocked an old php code together, this reads the awstats file and imports in a Mysql Table. It works. I did try to use vbs, but I had trouble getting some of the oMessage data the way I wanted it. Mysql -- phpMyAdmin SQL Dump -- version 4.2.7.1 -- http://www.phpmyadmin.net -- -- Host:...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-08 09:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Put Log into the Database?
Replies: 9
Views: 2543

Put Log into the Database?

Hello, I was looking for a way to monitor the emails that the server handles. There is no particular table in the database that stores this info. There is the awstats file which has the data I need. So does anybody know if there is a simple way to pharsing the awstats file and putting this data into...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-08 09:31
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

Issue has now been raised.
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-06 19:27
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

I have turn greylisting off yesterday and in 18hours I have not received any spam into my personal mailbox. A few hours ago I switched on the hMailSever RBL checks and I started to get a few spam into my boz that had a high spam score. So for me it is the inbuilt DNSBL checks and Spamassassin that i...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-04 20:12
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

Since I stopped using the in-built DNS-BL and SURBL servers I have not received a single spam into my mailbox in the past 18hours. The hMailServer has processed 592 message in the last 18 hours, 42 contained viruses and 573 were Spam. A success to be had for turning off the in-built blacklists. Why?...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-04 00:10
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

I have now greylisted with 10minutes Defer with Bypass on SPF and a/MX


I have turned off all DNS-BL and SURBL servers.

I shall see what happens over night. Thanks for the help so far
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-03 22:55
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

can you show one which didn't get through as well. i.e. one which went into spam folder Return-Path: ierzok51279@speedy.com.ar Received: from localhost by PostmanPat-PC with SpamAssassin (version 3.4.0); Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:08:56 +0100 From: GreatBody Daily <ierzok51279@speedy.com.ar> To: ierzok512...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-03 20:13
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

I will read up about GreyListing later. Thanks I only have one rule in hMailServer, that is a gloabal rule. It is looking for the header X-hMailServer-Reason-Score and if is " Greater than " with a value of 5 and thus will move to the IMAP folder #Public.Spam Today 5 have made it into my thunderbird...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-03 01:21
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

I also have a rule that moves spam into a spam folder, however I check for "X-hMailServer-Spam: YES", never seen one bypass that rule yet. I use X-hMailServer-Spam: YES in the email clients (Thunderbird,Outlook etc) message rules to filter any mail that arrives in the POP3 mailbox into the junk mai...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-02 04:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Logging: What do the numbers after DEBUG mean
Replies: 3
Views: 1213

Re: Logging: What do the numbers after DEBUG mean

I was trying to trace the hMailServer actions of a particular SPAM email as it goes through the server and hoping that the numbers refered to the session id or a particualr email.

I think it might be as you said the Thread ID
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-02 04:40
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

Re: So much Spam

Here is the raw copy. I have just replace my domain name with a default of my_domain_name.biz in the cut and paste Return-Path: seane7e8@megared.net.mx Received: from localhost by PostmanPat-PC with SpamAssassin (version 3.4.0); Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:45:09 +0100 From: StockWatch <seane7e8@megared.net....
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-01 11:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Logging: What do the numbers after DEBUG mean
Replies: 3
Views: 1213

Logging: What do the numbers after DEBUG mean

What do the numbers after Debug, SMTPD etc mean eg 4428 and 4136 ? I first thought they were the session id for that particualr transaction but I don't think so now. "DEBUG" 4428 "2014-09-01 06:45:00.499" "Creating session 1291" "SMTPD" 4428 1291 "2014-09-01 06:45:00.515" "209.194.2.114" "SENT: 220 ...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-09-01 11:17
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: So much Spam
Replies: 37
Views: 14277

So much Spam

Hello, A brief description. I decided to save save spending on hosting fee's and I would go back to running my site/email from home. OK I have apache and hMailserver (5.4.2-B1964) running. Once I got hMailServer running and stabilised I notice the huge amount of spam I was receiving. Obviously my pr...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-25 23:30
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure
Replies: 58
Views: 26721

Re: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure

It is now all working correctly and SA-Update.bat is on 12hour daily schedule.
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-25 20:18
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure
Replies: 58
Views: 26721

Re: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure

Thanks there. I deleted and uninstalled JAM Spamassassin and the reg file, then started again and I put srvany.exe into the JAM Spamassassin folder. I got everything running ok'ish but I could not get SpamAssassin as a service working. It would start howevery I don't believe it was actaually running...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-25 20:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: x-hMailServer Headers missing
Replies: 11
Views: 3345

Re: x-hMailServer Headers missing

Thank you for all your help.
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-25 11:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: x-hMailServer Headers missing
Replies: 11
Views: 3345

Re: x-hMailServer Headers missing

Here is one of the emails when I had the [SPAM[ to be prepended to the subject line From - Fri Aug 22 09:17:58 2014 X-Account-Key: account4 X-UIDL: 5 X-Mozilla-Status: 0001 X-Mozilla-Status2: 00000000 X-Mozilla-Keys: Return-Path: yzcakgret@qneek.net Received: from 190-49-213-29.speedy.com.ar (190-49...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-25 01:24
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure
Replies: 58
Views: 26721

Re: SpamAssassin 3.4.0-RC5 Install Procedure

Hello, some help if possible. I have gone through the install notes above and I have a problem with the Service. I have installed the SpamAssassin-setup file from Jam. It is installed to C:\Program Files\JAM Software\SpamAssassin for Windows\ I created the Service using c:\temp\Instsrv SpamAssassin ...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-24 12:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: x-hMailServer Headers missing
Replies: 11
Views: 3345

Re: x-hMailServer Headers missing

look in your ip-range settings it only adds headers if you reach the spam mark threshold. Set it to zero or 1 and see what happens. I have set it to 0 and then 1 to see what happens. OK I understand. Does anyone know why the subject line gets overwritten when [SPAM] is prepended ie it should do thi...
by SniffTheGlove
2014-08-22 21:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: x-hMailServer Headers missing
Replies: 11
Views: 3345

x-hMailServer Headers missing

Hello, Been running hMailServer for several days and trying to get a handle on how it's spam measures work. My settings for Anti-Spam are Spam mark threshold 5 Ticked = Add-X-hMailServer-Spam Ticked = Add-X-hMailServer-Reason Not Ticked = Add to message subject Spam delete threshold 10 Max messgae 2...