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by tohare
2020-01-16 20:42
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer-5.7.0-B2495-x64 User build
Replies: 42
Views: 13432

Re: hMailServer-5.7.0-B2495-x64 User build

Is there an "official" list of technologies supported in 5.7? Like What versions of MySQL, SQL Server, etc, (all technologies) are supported?

I tried to do a search but I keep getting "terms are too general" errors here.
by tohare
2018-05-23 01:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamWin Timeout
Replies: 3
Views: 1259

Re: ClamWin Timeout

Getting a cannot find ordinal error anyway and not sure I want to battle. Both are 0.99.4. Paths are correct. Ugh...

I used to use AVG command line scanner but AVG does not support that anymore.
by tohare
2018-05-22 21:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamWin Timeout
Replies: 3
Views: 1259

ClamWin Timeout

I am getting the following HMS error using lates version. It appears quotes are missing from first parameter and need to be used. "ERROR" 6396 "2018-05-22 15:04:58.442" "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM5400, Source: ProcessLauncher::Launch, Description: A launched process did not exit within an expect...
by tohare
2017-07-02 21:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Dynu.com
Replies: 0
Views: 2511

Dynu.com

Trying out Dynu.com as the old provider is expensive. Transferred domain for $11 and now have free DNS. Old place was $60/yr. Using Dynamic DNS services. They also have a number of email services such as outbound/inbound relay. I use AWS for outbound (free) but now use Dynu.com for Inbound ($10/yr)....
by tohare
2017-05-06 01:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

Re: AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?

As a side note.... AWS SES Email Receive also supports IP filtering, Spam filtering and Virus Protection. So not only can you insure 100% SMTP capturing (no more undelivered or bounced messages to those emailing you) but you can also do a lot of security operations on email before HMS ever sees it. ...
by tohare
2017-05-06 01:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

Re: AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?

Matt, Great stuff -- great way to really enhance HMS also as AWS/Azure are in big demand. The ".eml" thingy was just my way to making the D/L file be able to be easily opened in Mozilla Thunderbird for verification. The ".eml" most likely has nothing to do with the actual AWS SES thingy. Only someth...
by tohare
2017-05-06 00:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

AWS SES/S3 Email receiving via HMS POP3?

We have setup AWS SES email receiving to an S3 bucket and it's working great. We want to be able to retrieve the email from AWS S3 bucket via HMS. Has anyone set up POP3 or other way to get the emails from the AWS S3 to HMS? Main point is we need HMS to do the processing since the site has intermitt...
by tohare
2017-02-17 07:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban issue
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

Re: Auto-Ban issue

I hear what is being said but it does not make sense to me -- plus I do not remember this ever happening to me before the recent build. It does not make sense that an auto-banned IP address would still be allowed to connect and allow another attempt to log on to the HMS server. That seems to go agai...
by tohare
2017-02-14 15:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban issue
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

Re: Auto-Ban issue

This started before I added the new 127.0.0.1. The IP is an external IP from a nasty.
by tohare
2017-02-14 14:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban issue
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

Re: Auto-Ban issue

I tried to follow the advice from above. I added the 127.0.0.1 IP. The IP added by HMS is the IP that tries to logon to HMS with a bad PW. I just cannot understand why all of a sudden this began. For years the offending IP was added only once. Just a pain to delete the same IP 6 to 12 times.
by tohare
2017-02-13 23:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban issue
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

Re: Auto-Ban issue

I noticed multiple autoban entries for the same IP starting with build 5.6.7.B2405. We use SA and nothing has changed (as far as SA goes). I have employed the advice suggested here and will see what happens.
by tohare
2017-01-31 01:28
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

Matt,

The script files located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\hMailServer\Addons\Utilities\

The one I am most concerned about was the StartBackup.vbs script.
by tohare
2017-01-30 12:50
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

I just did an edit and posted pic of runtimes.
by tohare
2017-01-30 12:39
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

What OS are you using? Anyone else using Win2008DataR2?

I attached a pic of HMS and runtime files.
by tohare
2017-01-30 12:34
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

All defaults, latest SP's, etc. All up to date, use Spam Assassin and MySQL, etc. Run Task Scheduler every hour on the Data dir for BU and that is all I can think of that is different. Only other oddity (?) is it is all running in a Citrix Zen Server VM 6.5.
by tohare
2017-01-30 12:19
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

Tell me why I am so special? Win 2008 Data R2. Last 2 builds. The previous Official release (last public release) fixed the problem I reported before (same). The pee-releases are the problem.
by tohare
2017-01-30 10:52
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.7b2405
Replies: 30
Views: 10088

Re: 5.6.7b2405

While on the topic, HMS is once again copying default script files into the Scripts dir and over writting existing (older) files -- confirmed. Actually been doing it the last 2 versions I believe.
by tohare
2016-12-21 09:14
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Scripts once again overwritten in Utilities Dir v.5.6.6
Replies: 0
Views: 2342

Scripts once again overwritten in Utilities Dir v.5.6.6

Just confirmed the existing scripts are overwritten when reinstall with old (default) scripts in the Utilities dir. Was fixed in 5.6.5, but slipped in 5.6.6.
by tohare
2016-11-22 12:47
Forum: Scripting
Topic: automate adding autoban ip addresses to windows firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 5928

Re: automate adding autoban ip addresses to windows firewall

Jimmy,

IMHO, I will take a BIG log file over a nasty guessing PW's any day of the week. I get nervous when I see this no matter how good the PW's appear.

Anyway, glad people are listening and I appreciate the feedback.
by tohare
2016-11-22 12:09
Forum: Scripting
Topic: automate adding autoban ip addresses to windows firewall
Replies: 5
Views: 5928

Re: automate adding autoban ip addresses to windows firewall

OK, I am still wanting a way to ban "Authentication not enabled" failures after "n" number of attempts to log on (just like auto-ban does now). They are most likely BOTS or Script Kiddies as failures just don't seem to register for them. Yes, I made the post that the ""Authentication not enabled" fe...
by tohare
2016-11-13 07:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

OK, a month later... I "love" having AUTH OFF on Port 25!!! It is saving me a "lot" of work to try and keep the nastiness out! I kind of see it as a "honey pot" situation. The trolls are defaulting to port 25 since it is open. They try to do a Brute Force attack most times and are obviously stopped....
by tohare
2016-10-12 09:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

"They" are still not my buddies! ;-) Even more of a reason to add them to the IP Range list to keep them out. Most are port 25 but there are also a number of "multi-port" login attempts -- all at the same time. Just trying to do my duty and keep the nastiness away from the hen house...
by tohare
2016-10-12 06:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

The buggers are getting too smart on Port 25. We disabled AUTH which helps "a lot"! But now I get the message authentication not enabled on port 25 when the buggers try to break in. That is great but I want to add them to the IP Ranges and block them from all services when this message appears. Bott...
by tohare
2016-10-01 11:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

Still early but with AUTH OFF I would rather have large logs than have the possibility of some JA accidentally getting a PW right. If I find some real abuse I will put the IP in the outside firewall. But this should save me time from having to look deeply at logs to check security. Port 25 is our re...
by tohare
2016-10-01 09:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

BTW, are there any other entries for the [Settings] section? I tried to search on that and this board rejects "Settings" as too common.
by tohare
2016-10-01 04:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

Which section does this go into in the INI file?

DisableAUTHList=25
by tohare
2016-09-30 19:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

Soren Let me be sure I got this right. With AUTH off on port 25 (the nastiest one) the email is treated as from external domains. IOW, login is bypassed (not required). OK, the only concern I have is we may have "devices" that send an email (logs, info, etc). These are usually from 3rd parties and w...
by tohare
2016-09-30 17:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Re: Auto-Ban being challenged

Soren,

I am all for non-public ports but then how do outside entities get email to you -- i.e: other ISP's???

I know port 25 is the main problem but we want to use that port to insure we receive "all" email.
by tohare
2016-09-30 12:49
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Dedicated Security Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 2104

Dedicated Security Forum

HMS security needs to be dynamic in fashion as the threats constantly morph and change. I would like to suggest an area where we can quickly jump in and share the latest threats and possible fixes. The idea of a separate forum section is so it can be more compact and dedicated and be kept more focus...
by tohare
2016-09-30 12:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto-Ban being challenged
Replies: 22
Views: 11469

Auto-Ban being challenged

The Dirty Buggers are getting way too smart. I have Auto-Ban set to 3 strikes and you are out for 1 hour. They have now focused attempted break-ins at staying below 3x in 1 hour so they are not auto-banned for 1 week. But I see the same IP's in the log as attempted break-ins. From countries I know w...
by tohare
2016-09-30 08:55
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: New OpenSSL libraries released
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

Re: New OpenSSL libraries released

No problem, I had wanted to verify this fact for several days now.
by tohare
2016-09-30 04:02
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: New OpenSSL libraries released
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

Re: New OpenSSL libraries released

That was my point, 1.0.1u is not mentioned (OK, I could easily be blind but I did a search) in the latest bulletin. So my "guess" is that library is OK (no defects -- yet). So if this is true... Martin has the night off. ;-) I just wanted to try and clarify (for my own benefit).
by tohare
2016-09-30 03:04
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: New OpenSSL libraries released
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

Re: New OpenSSL libraries released

I don't know... HMS release says 1.0.1u and the email I got about SSL does not mention that version. Here is what I got: OpenSSL Security Advisory [26 Sep 2016] ======================================== This security update addresses issues that were caused by patches included in our previous securit...
by tohare
2016-09-22 18:57
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: New OpenSSL libraries released
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

Re: New OpenSSL libraries released

Wahoooo! :mrgreen: :oops: :lol: :arrow:
by tohare
2016-09-22 13:49
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: New OpenSSL libraries released
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

New OpenSSL libraries released

Get it while it's hot! Just released: https://www.openssl.org/source/ KBytes Date File 4460 2016-Sep-22 10:35:26 openssl-1.0.1u.tar.gz (SHA256) (PGP sign) (SHA1) 5183 2016-Sep-22 10:35:26 openssl-1.0.2i.tar.gz (SHA256) (PGP sign) (SHA1) 5040 2016-Sep-22 10:35:26 openssl-1.1.0a.tar.gz (SHA256) (PGP s...
by tohare
2016-09-09 00:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

Re: WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server

RvdH, Looks like that was the problem. The phone on the WiFi inside the LAN had a loopback problem when using a FQDN. I uninstalled the free version of "Server Monitor" and 12 hours later the log is not flooding. What burns me is I could not find the connection using a number of tools. Extremely odd...
by tohare
2016-09-08 14:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

Re: WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server

Ah you gave me a good idea RvdH! I looked at my phone and had 2 copies of "server monitor" on it (free and paid). I had upgraded one (free?) a day or so ago. Like you said it was using a FQDN inside the Gateway and that "may" of been the culprit. But how it did not show up on Wire Shark, etc, blows ...
by tohare
2016-09-08 13:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

WAN Constantly connecting to HMS Server

For some reason recently the WAN internal IP is showing up in the HMS logs "way" too much (out of control). I checked the WAN logs, WireShark, "Current Ports" peeper, etc., and cannot see where this is coming from!!! Has anyone else noticed behavior like this? I mean even the 587 port should "only" ...
by tohare
2016-09-07 14:25
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

Re: "Authentication failed" Notification.

Love the massive amount of code for that one PIA user. Then again I have seen that user in the log more times than I care to admit. Seems that user name generates more spam then any other.
by tohare
2016-09-07 11:59
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

Re: "Authentication failed" Notification.

And miss all the fun? No Way! :mrgreen:
by tohare
2016-09-07 11:55
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

Re: "Authentication failed" Notification.

Jimmy,

Yes, I know, and I do ban them at the firewall when I see this in a log. I could not help myself. I saw this line above from Soren and smiled "Once you ban an IP address you will NOT see the IP address in ANY log until the ban expire" ;-) OK, I am bad, but I got a smile out of it... :roll:
by tohare
2016-09-07 11:10
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

Re: "Authentication failed" Notification.

Kool! But explain what this is please ;-) "TCPIP" 7344 "2016-09-07 08:15:18.377" "TCP - 41.169.67.74 connected to 192.168.2.110:25." "SMTPD" 7344 1092 "2016-09-07 08:15:18.377" "41.169.67.74" "SENT: 220 RedTile IT, Inc., Private EMail Server. Not For Public Use. All activity is monitored and logged....
by tohare
2016-09-06 12:00
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

Re: "Authentication failed" Notification.

Oh yeah, also would like to "easily" customize the "Name" of the IP address list -- and if possible the services available (auto-deselect the email options for a "banned" IP/range). As you can see from above we use "Temp-xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" as the name. That gives us a quick look at what is listed as "...
by tohare
2016-09-06 10:38
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: "Authentication failed" Notification.
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

"Authentication failed" Notification.

I would like an easy "Authentication failed" notification -- either whenever it fires or when the "max" amount is reached. We get an average of no less than ~10 per day (max out). 95+% are attempted break-ins. I want to be notified so I can quickly determine if it is legitimate or a break-in. Especi...
by tohare
2016-09-05 14:46
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Mouse Focus
Replies: 0
Views: 2038

Mouse Focus

This is trivial but also a PIA. This is really a fix in HMS GUI. Settings --> Advanced --> IP Ranges --> "Add" General --> Name (Textbox) The "Name" Textbox should receive focus (1st item) after clicking on "Add". Presently "some other" object has the focus depending. Now you must click on the "Name...
by tohare
2016-09-02 12:25
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Well come to find out that "neither" of the SUBS in EventHandlers.Vbs is firing. I am running latest version of HMS 5.6.5. I have set "full" permissions to "everyone". If anyone can confirm that VBS is firing and maybe any additional info for the VBS file that will be appreciated.
by tohare
2016-08-31 06:23
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

I set the permissions on the Scripts dir and the BU file dir to "EVERYONE" and enabled ALL permissions. I ran 6 test runs from the Task Scheduler dialog. 2 runs left the temp BU dir with only 1 message in them (different emails). 1 left what appeared as all emails. 3 ran fine and temp dir was delete...
by tohare
2016-08-31 00:21
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Soren, This is what has me confused. I cannot get a good log as to what actually happens during backup, especially with Task Scheduler. I have the HMS logs but they just have an over view of the operation. The BU can run 3 or 6 times fine then WHAM! It will fail due to prior service still running or...
by tohare
2016-08-30 10:33
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Still trying to get the EventHandlers.OnBackupCompleted() SUB to fire. I had to disable it until I can figure out why the cleanup is not firing -- which is causing HMS to fail. The first SUB OnBackupFailed(sReason) fires just fine. Here is the code: Sub OnBackupCompleted() ' BlowFish Hash of Admin P...
by tohare
2016-08-27 11:44
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Soren, Compression is set ON and creates the temp BU dir as expected. I will look at your CheckState.Vbs. I had to disable the scheduled backup as the other problem -- The after backup SUB -- is not firing which can cause problems. The BU is not reliable now and has taken HMS offline at least 2x bec...
by tohare
2016-08-25 04:56
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

OK, there is a rouge record/email again (seems to happen 1x a day) and blowing BU operations out of the water. Yes, it may be caused by the current scripts still not 100% but I feel it is off that a misplaced record/email causes so much havoc in HMS. "ERROR" 6280 "2016-08-24 17:00:01.128" "Severity:...
by tohare
2016-08-25 04:51
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Soren, et. al., I am supposed to be notified when a reply is given here but lately it does not work. Maybe you are Anonymous? ;-) So, sorry for the delay. I will be looking at what you have just above soon. And I "really" appreciate the feedback. I encrypted the HMS PW not so much for hackers, but f...
by tohare
2016-08-24 12:02
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Several issues... I had a "file not found" error during a backup and it caused HMS to stop SMTP services (minimum). The file was in MySQL and on disk. It may have been in the wrong place. I believe it should have been in a different Domain and was a week or two old (and "just" showed up today). Just...
by tohare
2016-08-24 11:49
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Soren, Whoops! I am used to other environments and spaced out. Will change that and I appreciate your feedback. The BlowFish thingy is because I got paranoid of having the HMS Admin PW in plain text in a text file. Seemed like a security issue so I encrypted it, then copied it into StartBackup.Vbs. ...
by tohare
2016-08-23 09:38
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

OK, this has been working very well for a number of Backups. There is really no more problems with Backup. It is over commented for clarification. ' This scripts creates a hMailServer backup using the settings ' specified in hMailAdmin. You can double-click on the file to ' run the script. ' ' To us...
by tohare
2016-08-22 14:04
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

OK, I have documented an infinite loop in the code Soren posted. After more testing I will post new code. Here is the error that caused the loop: "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM4203, Source: MySQLRecordset::Close, Description: An unknown error occurred while closing recordset." In the Backup log I h...
by tohare
2016-08-22 05:53
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

OK, seems more stable after ~10x of testing. Once in a while the temp BU dir is not deleted but the next round seems to delete it. If it works fine in 24+ hours I will post the script here.

BTW, any reason why the Temp dir is not deleted? Just curious as it does not seem to be a problem.
by tohare
2016-08-22 04:38
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Soren,

Like I said, the script I had was "greatly exaggerated" to try to cover any "possible" problem. I have abandoned my script and running yours to see how that does. I really appreciate a great pointer in the right direction.
by tohare
2016-08-22 04:22
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Jimmy, Backup Destination is a folder with the data as the name -- we keep 1 BU file for each day (folder) for 1 week. All that is in that folder is the BU file for each BU operation. The NAS software backups every new entry as they are added to the NAS remote device. We do several simultaneous arch...
by tohare
2016-08-21 13:18
Forum: Scripting
Topic: HMS Backup Script
Replies: 34
Views: 14058

Re: HMS Backup Script

Logs have nothing unusual. Even on a test server with limited emails, same results. Going to run Robocopy also as a safeguard. Thanks for idea.