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by polarunion
2004-04-27 22:44
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Password changing for user?
Replies: 10
Views: 8174

Ok, i followed your directions. I'm getting errors upon signing into squirrelmail. I see Warning: mysql_connect(): Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10061) in D:\www\patrick\htdocs\mail\plugins\change_mysqlpass\functions.php on line 107 It's probably due to a problem with the sign in nam...
by polarunion
2004-04-27 04:14
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Password changing for user?
Replies: 10
Views: 8174

REALLY! do you think if it's not too much trouble that you can post up how you did it from start to finish? As thorough as you can without asking too much from you. I don't have a clue when it comes to databases. I just learned php so I'm a bit behind that anything on that front wouldn't make any se...
by polarunion
2004-04-26 22:13
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Password changing for user?
Replies: 10
Views: 8174

I'm also hoping on this as it would allow me to support more users than just myself. It would be nice to be able to allow users to choose their own passwords in secret. They're quite turned off when they realise that I can see their passowords in plain view, especially if I'm the one generating them...
by polarunion
2004-04-22 00:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook / Outlook Express
Replies: 7
Views: 6469

i'm having the same prob as newk. messages are displayed as Dec 31 1969 and this is with new messages. it has happened with two servers so far - dal.ca and yahoo.co.uk.
by polarunion
2004-04-21 21:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook express issues
Replies: 33
Views: 21797

matin's working on it buddy, hang tight for a bit, he'll solve it, he always does....
by polarunion
2004-04-21 21:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook express issues
Replies: 33
Views: 21797

i've noticed also on the SM website that there's a plugin required for japanese compatability. there may be something required for chinese. please ask the mail list at SM for your SM related questions. they're be more effective at helping you with those related issues.
by polarunion
2004-04-21 21:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook express issues
Replies: 33
Views: 21797

what about the dates and times that are appearing on those messages? are they accurate? at one point i was having that problem, but now i'm just seeing messages dated at odd dates and when i login with webmail, they display as Dec 31 1969. it's the wierdest thing - however my mail is now showing up ...
by polarunion
2004-04-21 04:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: outlook express issues
Replies: 33
Views: 21797

your first problem has been fixed in the latest release. please download the latest RC1 release.
by polarunion
2004-04-21 04:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SquirrelMail and username@domain.com
Replies: 2
Views: 3660

i think we're all very interrested, can you maybe post up your findings and how to go about doing this?!

that would be great... thanks
by polarunion
2004-04-19 18:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3/SMTP timeouts
Replies: 21
Views: 17843

Have you checked that your DNS is returning everything OK? http://www.dnsstuff.com/ maybe look at changing DNS servers - it may be that your DNS is not resolving your MX records quickly enough or timing out all together. I have once experienced something like this and it was attributed to my DNS not...
by polarunion
2004-04-19 04:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IlohaMail webmail timeout
Replies: 3
Views: 3495

try squirrel mail. it' s a much better web front. check back in about 2 weeks time, a full manual on how to install from top to bottom will be found here. all the same if you've been able to get your email working though a program like outlook, then the squirrelmail installation is a breeze. hmail w...
by polarunion
2004-04-19 01:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Upgrading Hmail over Old version
Replies: 3
Views: 3643

Upgrading Hmail over Old version

I remember reading a thread about this once but I looked high and low and couldn't find it. I'm about to try and install the latest 3.0 RC over the existing one and I want to keep all of my settings. Does anyone know how to go about doing this safely? Also how can I allow Hmail to reconnect with the...
by polarunion
2004-04-18 22:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Squirrel Mail slow on large attachments
Replies: 4
Views: 3643

awesome - sounds great martin. it may have something to do with the php processing, but i couldn't be sure. seems fast on ilohamail, but i really like the plugins for squirrel. duno - i'm totally beside myself on all this. martin, have you seen this? it may interrest you http://www.squirrelmail.org/...
by polarunion
2004-04-18 07:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Squirrel Mail slow on large attachments
Replies: 4
Views: 3643

Squirrel Mail slow on large attachments

Someone sent me a 1.5 mb pdf file by email today and i tried getting it through squirellmail. it took about 30 seconds just for the inbox to list my messages. When I click on the email containing the PDF, it takes even longer - almost a minute sometimes. has anyone experienced this problem? it's hor...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 09:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook Express Timeout
Replies: 5
Views: 4624

can you post your log including smtp, tcp-ip, pop or imap - which ever is used? leave out the debug stuff.. also did you try out different variables? like if you deleted some of the messages, did you still have the problem? or if you disabled some of the accounts. try to attack with many different a...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 04:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: LAN Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

cheers, lets just hope it worked for her... lol.
by polarunion
2004-04-16 04:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer and ASSP How-To
Replies: 13
Views: 9820

sounds pretty smart, but wouldn't that just render the user who forward's the email as the spam source and in fact masking the true spam message? hmm we'll have to play with it. we'll come up with something..
by polarunion
2004-04-16 04:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Smtp Auth and outlook errors
Replies: 13
Views: 10188

why are you using pop instead of imap?
lots of people have been having problems with getting pop3 and ilohaM to work..
try again with imap. see what happens..
by polarunion
2004-04-16 03:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: LAN Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

also, there is a solution for having a dynamic ip that changes. you can use a free service like http://www.dyndns.org/ which offers free dynamic domain access. i believe there are other such services out there, but you'll have to google them. have a look at that first. it should solve your dynamic i...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 02:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: LAN Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

ok first off, the email server should be installed on just ONE computer. this will be your email server. the server will have to be on when you want to send mail. therefore it should be the first and last computer to turn on and off during the day. ok so i'll walk you through everything. first downl...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 01:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Smtp Auth and outlook errors
Replies: 13
Views: 10188

i'll be completely honest, i think you'd be much much better off trying apache.. if you did, i could have you up and running in no time.. sorry i don't know anything about IIs 6 or any of the other microsoft products.. with apache it's easy. i'll be writing a manual to set all this up but unfortunat...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 00:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: LAN Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

also why not test over the internet with a proper domain name - especially if this is how it's going to be configured in the end? oh and ps. the hosts file will only work on the ONE computer that you've modified the entry for. so if you're just using two computers, you're have to set the hosts file ...
by polarunion
2004-04-16 00:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: LAN Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

first of all, your mail server doesn't know where to find your second user.. outside of your lan, you add something called an MX record on a Domain Name Server which points domain names like user1@email2.com to certain IP addresses. it's the same thing in a local lan. you need something that points ...
by polarunion
2004-04-15 22:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IlohaMail Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 6362

i just telnetted into your mail server... you've got Microsoft ESMTP MAIL service running... so there's the beginning of your troubles.. you'll have to disable that so you can allow hmail to run. try for yourself. start > run type cmd then type: telnet mackin.com 25 what should appear is the header ...
by polarunion
2004-04-15 21:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Smtp Auth and outlook errors
Replies: 13
Views: 10188

did you select secure password authentication instead of just SMTP authentication? it's a silly mistake that i made when i starting using this. under properties > servers make sure that you select only 'my server requires authentication' and make sure that the default setting is used (use same setti...
by polarunion
2004-04-15 21:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer and ASSP How-To
Replies: 13
Views: 9820

yo! nice job jason. i'm curious of one thing.. this means sorting through other people's mail. is there any way to do this without doing so? as in do you know of a way that mail can pass through and poeple can can place their own spam messages into a folder that would collect all spam into the assp ...
by polarunion
2004-04-15 21:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IlohaMail Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 6362

throw on smtp and debugging in your logging.. it might help other people because that log is extremely unspecific in pointing towards an error.
by polarunion
2004-04-15 21:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Smtp Auth and outlook errors
Replies: 13
Views: 10188

have you tried at least to send without smtp authentication to see that it passes through at least?! maybe it's something else?
by polarunion
2004-04-15 01:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple ip addresses on server...
Replies: 3
Views: 3484

how so? and how many ip addresses are you working with/ how many network cards are you using?
by polarunion
2004-04-15 00:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to use hMailServer as a backup mail server?
Replies: 4
Views: 4487

also in your smtp relay settings, make sure that it keeps trying for an extended period of time so that when the primary server is back up and running, the messages will still be in queue when the primary comes up again.. here's the thing i'm not totally sure of though how does the mail seed itself ...
by polarunion
2004-04-15 00:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

martin, you're the man.
by polarunion
2004-04-15 00:38
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: I want a hmailserver Logo
Replies: 3
Views: 3788

martin, do you need some help designing something for hmail? i could do a couple of logo's for you if you like and you could pick apart the ones you liked and we could somehow design something... check out http://thepolarunion.com and http://www.concept4.ca. both of those are my site... let me know ...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 23:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: mail forwarding
Replies: 2
Views: 2958

lol you bet.. you sure can use alias..

not a hard thing to figure out how to do,
set up the second domain, and select an alias for that account and have it point towards another mail account.. all works fine..
by polarunion
2004-04-14 21:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver and virus scan engines
Replies: 3
Views: 3860

this was answered in installations and setup - under title:

Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
by polarunion
2004-04-14 21:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Where is web admin?
Replies: 6
Views: 7126

which web server are you using? if you're using apache, you'll have to add a line in the .conf file in order to get php to read the page... also you'll have to set up a virtual server to point to the phpadmin page.. all things you'll have to maticulously follow in the instructions included.. for now...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 20:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Internal Email
Replies: 1
Views: 2582

that's ok,, you can still use it, as long as your ip doesn't change too often.. well if you're looking to send mail to people outside of your LAN it helps if you ip is static..however mine is not but it doesn't change very often - about once a year so i can still use it for mail. the biggest thing i...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 20:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

can you tell me which version of iloha comes with the latest installer which is the 3.0.0.4???
it will help me to diagnose the problem..

thanks..
by polarunion
2004-04-14 20:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: mail forwarding
Replies: 2
Views: 2958

mail forwarding

hey martin is there any way to forward mail from one account to the other? i realise i could use an alias, but the other email is from a different domain.. so i want mail to go from user1@mailserver1.com to anotheruser1@mailserver2.com thanks.. ps. i'm looking into the message id thing with ilohamai...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 19:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

hmm.. i'm suprised no one else is having this problem?

anyway i've just downloaded the 0.8.12 and replaced the ilohamail folder..

is that how you would install a fresh copy???
by polarunion
2004-04-14 19:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

iloha is causing the problem because i can send ok with just hmail using outlook.
by polarunion
2004-04-14 19:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

that's exactly it. i use ilohamail to send to hmail - which relays it ok to the destination server. however, when hmail is talking with the end server and sees that the message hmail is passing on does not have a message ID, it rejects it. so dal.ca with the ip 129.173.1.129 as you see above - rejec...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

well looks as though it does have a message header? so i'm super confused here.. either that or hotmail gave it one because it was empty?! that's what i'm guessing.. +++++++++++++++++++++++++ From : <patrick@myserver.ca> Sent : April 14, 2004 11:41:46 AM To : "aching_eddie@msn.com" <aching_eddie@msn...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

again, with norton completely uninstalled, the server logs now say this explicitly,


"SMTPC" 816 "2004-04-14 16:40:52" "129.173.1.129" "RECEIVED: 553 5.0.0 Message lacks a Message-Id: This mail server is not a mail submission server."
"SMTPC" 816 "2004-04-14 16:40:52" "129.173.1.129" "SENT: QUIT"
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

here is a norton website which tells you what's going on.... hmmm..

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/sh ... nt&src=_mi
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

i've found 2 servers that are blocking it because the message ID is lacking. (not there i guess). anyway with norton disabled - i get the same problem. second server is cyberus.ca.. both are using sendmail it seems as it says in the logs.. could be wrong about that but that's what it looks like.. is...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Version 3 now or fix for 2
Replies: 8
Views: 5747

yeah, both relay. check under SMTP tag on your left.. there's a little ticker for you to specify to "relay all".

at default it relays only to your local host.
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

The log for this problem from send to end. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ "TCPIP" 840 "2004-04-14 16:00:46" "IMAPD - Connection from 127.0.0.1 accepted." "TCPIP" 812 "2004-04-14 16:00:46" "SMTPD - Connection from 127.0.0.1 accepted." "SMTPD" 1320 "2004-04-14 16:00:46" "127.0.0.1" "S...
by polarunion
2004-04-14 18:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses
Replies: 17
Views: 10600

help! msg Id error: problems w/ ilohamail on some addresses

hi, i'm having problems and doesn't look like anyone's run into this one yet. the problem is not with hmail - that's working great as i'm able to use pop and imap in the new release. i got ilohamail up and running for the first time today - after setting the SMTP auth mode to "check" in ilohamail co...
by polarunion
2004-04-09 20:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
Replies: 19
Views: 13779

there must be a way though to block out the viruses before it even reaches the users inbox. maybe i'm getting too picky here, but i really don't trust norton or any little antivirus program to just pick out the viruses before they start propogating across the system. there must be another way to sec...
by polarunion
2004-04-09 07:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!
Replies: 5
Views: 4298

more updates on this issue at another forum.. please see
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthrea ... ost2002091
by polarunion
2004-04-09 02:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!
Replies: 5
Views: 4298

it turns out that this was not done just perfectly as been told in another forum. cnames can resolve improperly sometimes for some hosts.. if anyone can 'solve' this so it's perfect i'll be really appreciative of it.

thanks
by polarunion
2004-04-08 22:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!
Replies: 5
Views: 4298

i'll also eventually post a manual on how to set up a mail server for windows from scratch - the basics.. you'll be able to see it in may somtime at http://www.eappearance.com/diy i'll cover buying the domain name, setting up your DNS running apache on windows, running a mail server and more - as i ...
by polarunion
2004-04-08 22:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!
Replies: 5
Views: 4298

DNS for different IP addresses on mail server and web serve

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by polarunion
2004-04-08 20:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!
Replies: 5
Views: 4298

sender verify failing.. argh pleasee help!

hey all. maybe someone can have a look at this. i seem to be able to send mail only to 'some domains'. it appears as though they can not verify my DNS records. this doesn't make much sense. i've put together some logs for you to see where things may be going wrong at http://www.eappearance.com. you'...
by polarunion
2004-04-08 20:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
Replies: 19
Views: 13779

for now i'm using a free version of AVG. last week was norton, but i'll be honest, neither really suit the function of an email server. i've been reading a lot about Clam antivirus. i hear it's been very effective on linux boxes, but again, if you're using windowns i'm not sure if this program is co...
by polarunion
2004-04-08 19:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: RFC compliance
Replies: 1
Views: 3146

RFC compliance

Hi Martin, I was curious to know how closely adherant you were to sticking with http://www.rfc-ignorant.org/rfcs/rfc2821.php. I have had a lot of problems and a lot of headaches when trying to troubleshoot a problem on other mail server programs that ended up being a problem with the mail servers sm...
by polarunion
2004-04-07 23:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
Replies: 19
Views: 13779

ahhh.. ya know windows users,, if it doesn't come in a .exe and it doesn't do everything for you, you're stumped. thanks i'll read more into it. but for virus protection!!! any ideas?! i just got a virus from a message and i'm so scared that once in the system it's going to propogate itself all over...
by polarunion
2004-04-07 18:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
Replies: 19
Views: 13779

I just looked into ilohmail and squirlmail. both are unix only unless there is an installer somewhere. until i have time to learn how to set up a linux box - which does take considerable time, has anyone found a complete windows solution for everything that i'm looking for?
by polarunion
2004-04-07 18:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Viruses, Spam and which Webmail is suggested
Replies: 19
Views: 13779

thanks martin, but have you any ideas on how to protect myself from viruses and spam with this program. I appologize for being such a newbie here. If I can get everything working shipshape with webmail, spam and virus protection, I'd be more than willing to write you a well articulated manual easy e...
by polarunion
2004-04-07 18:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: relaying on smtp 26 and pop 111
Replies: 5
Views: 4924

thanks a lot martin. that makes sense.