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by zybex
2009-10-29 17:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Add AD Account fails
Replies: 1
Views: 1210

Add AD Account fails

[hMS v5.2-B356, Windows 2003 Server with AD] Hi, This was working before, but now I'm getting an error. When I try to "Add AD Account" I get this message: Retrieving of domains failed: Configuration system failed to initialize Existing accounts work OK, and are apparently able to authenticate with A...
by zybex
2008-07-17 19:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: iPhone Push?
Replies: 1
Views: 1902

Re: iPhone Push?

by zybex
2008-07-17 19:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: how can I do this using hMS ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

Re: how can I do this using hMS ?

Actually... I was just trying to implement those rules, but... how can I set up a rule to process *outgoing* email? I'd need an account rule that forwards sent email to a different account... and I think this is not possible in hMS. Maybe with OnAcceptMessage() ? Also, the rules on the global mailbo...
by zybex
2008-07-16 17:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with sending email from local hmailserver
Replies: 3
Views: 2190

Re: Problem with sending email from local hmailserver

Hello,

Please post the relevant log parts.
by zybex
2008-07-16 17:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: how can I do this using hMS ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

how can I do this using hMS ?

Hi guys, I've been using hMailServer at a client for some time now and it's been working flawlessly. They now want to implement the following: - users A, B and C have a global common mailbox, which they use via IMAP (global@xpto) - users D, E and F have their own individual mailboxes, but every emai...
by zybex
2007-10-24 11:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Error type: SMTP help please
Replies: 2
Views: 1718

- you're sending an email to a domain that points to your own machine, but you haven't configured that domain in hMailServer
- or you have an alias pointing to a non-existing account/domain
- or you have configured the mirror to a non-existing account/domain

or something else...
by zybex
2007-10-24 11:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: cannot send or recives emails.
Replies: 11
Views: 3929

You may need to add an IP range for your LAN, like 10.x.x.x or 192.168.x.x.
by zybex
2007-10-23 21:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hosted services using hMailServer
Replies: 7
Views: 4194

If you have your domain DNS and MX records all OK, hmailserver can be up and running in less than 1 hour (considering this is your first install; I now do it in 10 minutes...) There really isn't that much to configure after installing (appart from user creation). hMailServer is one of the easiest ma...
by zybex
2007-10-20 22:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Name only logon?
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

You can set the default domain in Settings->Advanced. Users from this domain can use only their usernames. Other domains have to use the entire user@domain logon.
by zybex
2007-10-20 22:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmail users on windows 2000
Replies: 48
Views: 19321

Just out of curiosity, which RBL servers are you using?
by zybex
2007-10-18 20:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP server
Replies: 7
Views: 3174

- install hMailServer with IMAP+SMTP+POP3 (pop3 is optional) - install IIS without SMTP - you can configure a webmail program in IIS that connects to hMailserver via IMAP (like roundcube or SquirrelMail) - Outlook and other clients can connect to hMS via POP3 or IMAP to receive email, and via SMTP t...
by zybex
2007-10-18 18:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Good open relay?
Replies: 10
Views: 5144

Check these [not free] services:
http://www.authsmtp.com (many pricing options)
http://www.smtp.com (max 600 relays per day, seems expensive)
http://bortnet.com (max 300 relays per day)

Google might find you other services more suitable for your needs.
by zybex
2007-10-18 16:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Not recieving any mail
Replies: 10
Views: 4484

IIS uses the "Microsoft SMTP Service", which can be disabled or uninstalled. Better check the services list to see if it's there or not. Or just do a "telnet localhost 25" and see if you get an answer from "Microsoft ESMTP" or from your hMailServer, to be sure. If it's not MS SMTP... is there a fire...
by zybex
2007-10-18 16:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver used to send spam - SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 3235

Your own machine is sending the emails, which means that you're infected with a virus/trojan/mass-mailer worm. Look for rootkits, too. You can probably stop it if you turn on authentication in the Localhost IP range, but the virus might be using your MAPI/outlook API to send emails, so if outlook ca...
by zybex
2007-10-18 12:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Not recieving any mail
Replies: 10
Views: 4484

Check that you're not running the Microsoft SMTP service.
by zybex
2007-10-18 12:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Good open relay?
Replies: 10
Views: 5144

Why not send directly with no relay?
The correct way to do it would be to acquire a domain, set it up at your server, point your MX to it (with or without fixed IP - check dnsexit.com), and set SPF records so that your email won't be refused by the destination mailservers.
by zybex
2007-10-18 12:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Restrict hmailserver only to localhost? SSL support soon?
Replies: 3
Views: 2487

You can just set up a rule at the firewall to allow only localhost connections on those ports.
by zybex
2007-10-17 16:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP used to spaming...
Replies: 3
Views: 2287

Why would I want to know your mother's language ? :P
by zybex
2007-10-17 12:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thunderbird Ideas? IMAP for EVERYTHING?
Replies: 10
Views: 5577

To add functions to IMAP, you'll have to start with an RFC proposal. Not easy. Not quick. But go ahead :)
by zybex
2007-10-17 12:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP used to spaming...
Replies: 3
Views: 2287

RTFM.

Check the "IP Ranges" options. You have to uncheck external-to-external option, and require auth for sending.
by zybex
2007-10-17 02:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: email-settings discovery protocol
Replies: 1
Views: 1628

email-settings discovery protocol

This is a bit off-topic for this forum, but it's still related. A post in some other thread got me thinking... it would be wonderful if an email client could automatically configure itself with the user's email account settings, especially so in an enterprise with hundreds of computers and user prof...
by zybex
2007-10-17 02:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: smtp relay
Replies: 15
Views: 9389

(none taken... have you seen my avatar? :P)
True, except when you have to help some dumb user configure their email account via phone, because you only have remote access to the server. Multiply that by 100... the least amount of settings you have to make them find, the better.
by zybex
2007-10-17 02:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thunderbird Ideas? IMAP for EVERYTHING?
Replies: 10
Views: 5577

Right, I agree. But the features you mentioned are only available in Exchange, which needs Outlook to use them; likewise, if you have a new server with new IMAP features, you would need a new client/improved thunderbird that can use them. Plus, IMAP is a standard... it takes years before proposed ch...
by zybex
2007-10-17 02:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: smtp relay
Replies: 15
Views: 9389

I usually enable ext-2-ext on my internal IP range + localhost without authentication. This way I can have whatever accounts I want configured on my machines and they can send through hmailserver with or without auth.
by zybex
2007-10-17 01:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: smtp relay
Replies: 15
Views: 9389

ext-2-ext is meant to be used with authentication only. It's useful if you want to use your server as a SMTP relayer/sender from your home, your work, for your friends, etc. On a more business side, your ISP needs to do ext-2-ext relaying for its customers. I'm sure that are many ISPs out there usin...
by zybex
2007-10-17 01:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thunderbird Ideas? IMAP for EVERYTHING?
Replies: 10
Views: 5577

You just described Exchange Server :P
by zybex
2007-10-16 18:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: backup mx + webmail of live mail
Replies: 6
Views: 3707

zybex wrote:You're right, I must have been using SBS when I saw that.

Here are plenty of POP3 connectors, some of them free:
http://www.slipstick.com/exs/popconnect.asp
(edit: LOL, how blind can I be to post the same link as you did? :shock: )
by zybex
2007-10-16 18:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Remote server replied: 550 5.1.1
Replies: 4
Views: 4682

That seems normal and indicates that you do not have an SPF record. I just saw that the error message you got is #5.1.1 ... that's the server from the destination domain saying that the mailbox does not exist. So... see if you have the right address, check for typos or spaces in the address, etc. It...
by zybex
2007-10-16 16:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Remote server replied: 550 5.1.1
Replies: 4
Views: 4682

Do this:

Code: Select all

nslookup -q=txt yourdomain.com
and check your SPF record.
by zybex
2007-10-16 15:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: multiple rules on imap folders
Replies: 11
Views: 3758

- create 1 domain in hMS - insert ALL the 100 domains you have as aliases for that domain - create 50 accounts for your 50 users - configure a POP3 retriever in each account to fetch from each of the domains and check the option "deliver to users in MIME headers"; or configure all retrievers in the ...
by zybex
2007-10-16 14:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: backup mx + webmail of live mail
Replies: 6
Views: 3707

You're right, I must have been using SBS when I saw that.

Here are plenty of POP3 connectors, some of them free:
http://www.slipstick.com/exs/popconnect.asp
by zybex
2007-10-16 11:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: backup mx + webmail of live mail
Replies: 6
Views: 3707

No third party product needed, exchange does it by itself. Just look in the POP3 settings, you can configure it to connect to another mailbox via POP3, fetch all email, and distribute to mailboxes accordingly to the destination addresses, much like a normal POP3 configuration of outlook. In this cas...
by zybex
2007-10-16 01:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: backup mx + webmail of live mail
Replies: 6
Views: 3707

- You can add all the domain users to hMS: right-click accounts and select "Add AD users". - you would have to setup some webmail client like Squirrel or Roundcube; hMS does not have one. - you could create an aditional mailbox called "archive" and configure the mirror option in hMS to copy all inco...
by zybex
2007-10-16 01:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmail users on windows 2000
Replies: 48
Views: 19321

I just though of something... Greylisting keeps record in memory to remeber IPs and addresses that it has already seen. It records a "triplet" for each connection: IP, envelope sender, envelope recipient. This can easily be 100 bytes per triplet. Probably more, if each mail is sent to multiple recip...
by zybex
2007-10-16 01:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [Bug] - Ip Ranges rules not obeyed
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

You seem to have the priority of the "webserver" range at 10, which is the same that you have for the "internet" range.

hMS is seeing the Internet range first, apparently, which is normal. Just lower the "internet" priority to, say, 5.
by zybex
2007-10-16 00:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: multiple rules on imap folders
Replies: 11
Views: 3758

Yes, you're right martin; actually I was just today working with hMailServer at a client and saw that option, and though "damn, it's here!" :) I though I'd post a correction today, but you beat me to it.

PaulMartin could use that option to do what he wants, then.
by zybex
2007-10-14 14:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Failed to connect
Replies: 4
Views: 2212

(^doom^, he can receive, but not send) What is 207.183.238.71 ? Either you're relaying to this IP (check the SMTP relaying address in hMSAdministrator), or you have a SMTP route setup to do this (again, check routes in HMAdministrator). Or your server is not properly resolving MX names; test with th...
by zybex
2007-10-14 13:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmail users on windows 2000
Replies: 48
Views: 19321

I begin to see a pattern on all the recent cases of memory leaks; they all happen with anti-spam measures enabled and when that are large volume of incoming spam. - Maybe this is due to a new kind of (malformed?) spam mails that trigger a bug in the anti-spam code, perhaps not freeing the correct me...
by zybex
2007-10-14 13:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: stable webmail
Replies: 3
Views: 2551

Roundcube v0.1 works fine. It's made for Apache+PHP, but it will work with IIS. Be aware that due to a very strict implementation of the POST handler in IIS, you'll have to tweak some files in roundcube to make it work, or else you'll get 405 errors. Basically, search for files containing something ...
by zybex
2007-10-13 20:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: a question about grey listing
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

by zybex
2007-10-13 14:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mailing List Contact Import
Replies: 4
Views: 3862

hMS is not a full featured distribution list server. If you have access to a webserver with PHP ( XAMPP might do it for you), you might want to try some free distribution list softwares, like Pommo (easy but relatively limited) or PHPList . Also, be aware that if you stick all those addresses in out...
by zybex
2007-10-13 03:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configuration Question Can it be done?
Replies: 4
Views: 2182

hMServer does not set the return address, the client does. You can use an hMS instalation as an (almost) transparent relay to any server/account/domain you wish. So option 1 should work, but you must configure hMS with some dummy.com domain but use your real domain and account settings in your outlo...
by zybex
2007-10-13 02:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Migration Tool -Imail to hMailserver
Replies: 13
Views: 6607

martin wrote: (That "You do not have an appropiate license to use this functionality" is really confusing.. has nothing to do with licenses, just the fact that hMailServer isn't installed on the computer).
Probably a redist licensing issue with some VC dll. Fairly common.
by zybex
2007-10-12 19:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message Handling Capacity
Replies: 3
Views: 1765

Yes, it will. You can check some recent threads here. There are users operating hMS servers with hundreds of thousands of messages per day, and a spam honeypot that receives about 1 million emails per day :) If your outgoing connection can handle it, then hMS can. Beware that hMS v4.x is not a full-...
by zybex
2007-10-12 19:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configuration Question Can it be done?
Replies: 4
Views: 2182

If you're setting up hMS with the @blank.com domain, then it won't send mail to that domain. I can think of several solutions: 1. set up a different instance/box with a dummy domain to use as outgoing SMTP server 2. host that domain's mail directly with hMailserver, and have the other office connect...
by zybex
2007-10-12 03:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Redirect counter
Replies: 3
Views: 2081

... and if you're talking about redirects from external addresses (not hMS aliases/mailboxes), then you can probably use rules to look for a specific header/to address, and move those messages to a different folder. Easier to count. Or tou could use some script to look for that header and increment ...
by zybex
2007-10-12 03:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: multiple rules on imap folders
Replies: 11
Views: 3758

PaulMartin, you're talking about a volume mailbox, right? You get all your mail at some volume mailbox of your ISP, and you want to fetch it with POP3 and distribute it through the accounts of hMS. Alas, this is a missing feature of hMailServer. There's no "Domain POP" (mDaemon terminology). What yo...
by zybex
2007-10-12 03:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DNS-resolver code H10081 and DNSBL
Replies: 8
Views: 2359

Your SPF record says that you can only send email through the same servers that you receive email (MX). Is this hMS installed at one of the MX IPs, or is it some other send-only installation ?
by zybex
2007-10-12 02:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer running out of memory
Replies: 33
Views: 19646

Just a few impressions: - you mentioned your log files being bigger than 2 GB... could that be a problem for hMailServer? (Martin?) - If you're deleting incoming mails (spam), why not set up a RAM drive of 1 GB for the data folder, or at least the temp folder? - Have you tried v4.4b273 ? - from the ...
by zybex
2007-10-05 23:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: behaviour of password fields
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

behaviour of password fields

Hello Martin, If we open some page in hmAdministrator and just click on a password field, when we afterwards leave the page we're asked if we want to save changes even if we typed nothing in the password field. If nothing was changed, it shouldn't ask. Also, I'd much rather always have the asterisks...
by zybex
2007-07-28 01:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: local host mailing (joomla)
Replies: 32
Views: 13395

You're right, I must resist this kind of posts; we're all beginners at first, and we're always learning about something. But we must try and help ourselves, and your questions sound like you haven't learn much about what you're trying to do, and you seem to be way over your head. Anyway, sorry if I ...
by zybex
2007-07-28 01:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Insert local file in queue as mail (gotmail - getlive)
Replies: 4
Views: 2970

You can probably write a VBscript or Javascript that uses the COM objects of hMS to do it. Search the code at the "scripting" and "user contributed scripts" forums to see how it's done.
Then just call "cscript <yourscript>".

I'm not a scripting guru, so I can't help you further, sorry :wink:
by zybex
2007-07-28 00:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: local host mailing (joomla)
Replies: 32
Views: 13395

This thread makes me sad :roll:
This is why Martin should take 3 months vacations every year...
by zybex
2007-07-26 15:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Failed AUTH LOGIN loopbacks in log file?
Replies: 6
Views: 3689

Right, SMTPD...

Is your "hosts" file empty ?
hMS is trying to send an email to somewhere, but ends up connecting to localhost... either the destination domain is pointing to localhost in your HOSTS file, or your DNS server is replying with 127.0.0.1.

Or something else ;)
by zybex
2007-07-26 11:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Failed AUTH LOGIN loopbacks in log file?
Replies: 6
Views: 3689

Perhaps you have an external account (POP3) configured in one of the email accounts, to fetch mail from localhost :) ... or maybe it's Outlook checking your email every 10 minutes (it can be scheduled to do that even when you close it; check if you have its process running in the background). Maybe ...
by zybex
2007-07-25 00:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: delivery delay to only one domain
Replies: 10
Views: 3806

Exchange is usually configured to process deliveries every 15 minutes instead of immediately. Find the delivery schedule in the SMTP connector, there are options to configure this. It's probably taking 15 to 20 minutes to deliver to any other domain as well, but you only notice to your own domain :)...
by zybex
2007-07-24 17:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ERROR 1916
Replies: 7
Views: 3481

Could be the "check HELO servername" (antispam) option checking the domain that a remote server indicates in its HELO... if someone tries to send you spam using a fake domain in the HELO, you'll probably get that error (DNS fails to resolve) and the message is rejected.
by zybex
2007-07-24 15:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ERROR 1916
Replies: 7
Views: 3481

No.
by zybex
2007-07-24 15:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: mailserver does not accept mail from "<>"
Replies: 3
Views: 2193

As the error says, the HELO sent by the other server doesn't match its IP address. It's an anti-spam feature, and you can enable or disable it in hMailServer. Look under Settings->Spam Protection->Check Host in HELO Command. It's not related to the empty FROM, it's the HELO sent by the other server ...
by zybex
2007-07-24 15:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is there a way to spam protect external accounts?
Replies: 5
Views: 2284

Why not include support for calling an external spamassassin instance/service to do the classification, just as the antivirus is called?

I use ASSP whenever possible, but for fetched POP3 mail, it's of no use.