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by polarunion
2004-06-28 23:47
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

hmm i don't know because all of the viruses that are being sent then must also be of the type "some file" as well - and are every bit as dangerous. but you're right, i used another ap to create the zip file.. It's a really good open source alternative to winrar. check it out sometime.. http://www.7-...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 23:30
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

hmm.. guess i'll have to look into this a little more when i get some time... Again, ClamWin is just a ClamAv distro just like any of the ones here. http://www.clamav.net/3rdparty.html#pagestart It still uses clamscan.exe which is what i've hooked hmailserver to, in order to get it working - pretty ...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 23:04
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

Clam win is only a GUI for windows using the clamscan.exe to drive AV. You should try it out, it's pretty good. I can't remember what cygwin is for but here are the dll's included. cygbz2-1.dll cyggmp-3.dll cygwin1.dll cygz.dll python23.dll Do any of those look like they might be used for decompress...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Question: Effect of Norton deleting .hma's
Replies: 11
Views: 6256

just installed the latest build 25. what a cool feature to have replaced the missing .hma with that message!!! Hmailserver is getting quite smart now! Nice work.
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:38
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

viruses are sent in rar, tar, zip, gzip, gunzip etc. it would probably be best to be able to protect against all compressions - especially those that can be openned by winrar or winzip - the two most popular decompression programs on the net. I believe winrar can do all of those.. but why would Clam...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:35
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

just ran a quick test on the servers ability to pick up infected compressed files. here is what i did.. I downloaded a test virus from http://www.eicar.org/anti_virus_test_file.htm This is a safe virus and used only for testing purposes. Read more on it at that webpage. I downloaded the test virus t...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP server timeout
Replies: 2
Views: 3036

working intermittently huh? have you checked your net connection? Is your internet busy? Do you have zone alarm or something blocking port 25? second, have you tested the server first without ASSP? when troubleshooting scale everything down to the barebones and troubleshoot each individual component...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:08
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Comments in tracker
Replies: 1
Views: 3418

didn't see this.. just replied to your Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachments in Questions/Bugs
by polarunion
2004-06-28 22:07
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment
Replies: 18
Views: 13560

Task #154 — Enable ClamAv Scanning of Compressed Attachment

clam av can scan zipped files, on its own and does so fine, but lately - without my spam blocker i've been recieving .zip files that are infected with the w32.netsky virus and have been passing through to their recipients without issue. only when i download the .zip file to the system (without decom...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 19:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Question: Effect of Norton deleting .hma's
Replies: 11
Views: 6256

Question: Effect of Norton deleting .hma's

Just wanted to know what happens when an hmailserver using norton accepts a message and then norton scans it and finds a virus and deletes this message - including the attachment. Checking up on the server after this weekend, I had to click past 100 pop up notifications saying that the W32.Netsky vi...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 18:49
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: ASSP Attachment Problems
Replies: 14
Views: 14591

hey John, how is your upgrade working out for you? nice work!!! I'm anxious to get ASSP back on there asap. I really took it for granted. I opened up my mail this morning and sure enough over 30 messages from the last few days. Anway I was going to suggest that you try sending a message to your serv...
by polarunion
2004-06-28 18:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

wow, that's pretty cool that you've done that. I'll try it later tonight.. Thanks for the upgrade and for taking the time to look into this. I'll keep you up to date on how it's working for me.
by polarunion
2004-06-28 18:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: msgs no longer saved as read, replied to, flagged on restart
Replies: 6
Views: 4385

I came home and was really pleased to see some tweaks to the smtp server. thanks for looking into that martin. I'll start some more tests later this week when i get some time. Continuing on with this issue however, I just installed the latest 3.2 RC4 and openned up my mailbox. Messages that were rec...
by polarunion
2004-06-26 07:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: msgs no longer saved as read, replied to, flagged on restart
Replies: 6
Views: 4385

After a restart today, hmailserver did not remember which emails were marked as read and unread. ie - messages that appeared as new after the last restart - and which were read, were once again marked as being unread. 3.2 beta3 Maybe I should mention that to restarted the service all I did was press...
by polarunion
2004-06-26 07:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

yes, i too experienced elevated ram useage which did not decrease after use. Checking server resources tonight I noticed hmail at 143Mb. After restarting the service it returned to 4Mb. Has anyone else looked at the three tests I've performed and were they able to recreate this? I'm worried of the 1...
by polarunion
2004-06-26 07:15
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: ASSP Attachment Problems
Replies: 14
Views: 14591

thanks Jason and John.. John I really appreciated your response and list of suggestions for ASSP on the SF forum. I think each of your suggestions would improve ASSP considerably. I especially liked this suggestion "ClamAV performance - Clam AV performance is quite terrible on my server. I think tha...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 22:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

sorry to confuse you... the details weren't really important but here's another go at what i tried to say. what i was trying to say there was - user1@mydomain was sending to user2@mydomain > both hosted on the same server. User1@mydomain is sending mail from the same network as the server. The messa...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 20:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

so far this is what I've come up with.. These are completely accurate tests - no bull. email being sent to user on hmailserver from user on the same server.. sender is on home network with server - but is sending it to outside which is being routed back in. ASSP is disabled. Using hmailserver 3.2 be...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 18:23
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Hook for Clamwin ??? DONE using Fluffy! Details in post
Replies: 18
Views: 11958

Lechuga: I'm curious to know how your experience with Fluffy is going.

I think I'm through with ASSP. It's far too CPU intensive. Have you monitored your system with fluffy and watched how it handled larger attachments - 2Mb+?

Also, what's the software based on? Hopefully not perl.
by polarunion
2004-06-25 16:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

ok, will do. I'll test again with the logs to give you exact times. So far my times were given just by looking at my watch. Not accurate, but I just wanted to point out the discrepency. Right now I've removed ASSP entirely because it chokes on large base 64 attachments. So far I've found no solution...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 16:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

heh, interresting. learning something every day. but still when you compare the speeds of uploading a file onto the server via ftp and sending an already endoded message with Outlook, outlook takes much much longer. For example. Test: 25mb data upload with ftp: 2 minutes upload with outlook to hmail...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 07:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

Ok well first of all, ASSP is FAR more CPU intensive than I once thought. It was actually doing something to those messages as they were being transferred to the server - maybe checking for viruses as it was downloading? I don't know but it caused a real bottleneck. In fact - removing ASSP improved ...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 07:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

Stats on my system... WinXP Pro Apache 2.49 PHP - latest 4.## Activestate perl hmailserver 3.2 beta3 assp 1.0.10 w/ clamav all on pentium III 667Mhz 133FSB 512 Ram 80 Gig 7200RPM Connection is a 3Mb down 1.5Mb up cable connection. I now have about 40 users. most of them have gone to bed for the nigh...
by polarunion
2004-06-25 07:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

wow. I looked into this some more. Working with two computers in hand - the server and a laptop for test use, I noticed that the computer had completely exhausted itself in resources. No wonder it wasn't performing. It was practically running itself into submission.. test pic one http://eappearance....
by polarunion
2004-06-25 06:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment upload speed
Replies: 23
Views: 14790

Attachment upload speed

I've been recieving some complaints from my users stating that it takes a really long time to emails with attachments. Upon further testing I would have to agree. I've only once attached a large file 20+MB and it worked great back in version 3.0 i think it was, but it seems that it's slowed to a cra...
by polarunion
2004-06-24 23:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: msgs no longer saved as read, replied to, flagged on restart
Replies: 6
Views: 4385

sorry, didn't mean to 'lie' about the seen thing. lol..

just pointing out the problem. thanks for working so quickly to fix it. you're good at what you do bro.
by polarunion
2004-06-24 23:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive alias
Replies: 6
Views: 5158

i'm replying to both that so the next time somone gets a 550 error like this, they'll know what went wrong... but again, there's no loop here. I just looked at the postmaster address for the domain in question. I realised the message should have been sent to the postmaster since the address did not ...
by polarunion
2004-06-24 23:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive alias
Replies: 6
Views: 5158

yes, that was in fact the problem. the user has entered pete@concept4.ca into his account reply heading instead of peter@concept4.ca which is his actual account address. so all the while I was trying to reply to him - assuming that his sender address was correct, I was being told that there was a se...
by polarunion
2004-06-24 23:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive alias
Replies: 6
Views: 5158

that wouldn't make sense in this case because peter@concept4.ca is recieving mail from patrick@concept4.ca. neither are aliases or distribution lists.

i have no problems sending mail to other users on the system so i'm not sure why i'd be having problems with him.
by polarunion
2004-06-24 22:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: msgs no longer saved as read, replied to, flagged on restart
Replies: 6
Views: 4385

msgs no longer saved as read, replied to, flagged on restart

now when i restart hmailserver, any messages send after the upgrade to 3.2 beta 1 are not saved as being 'seen', flagged, or replied to like they were while the server was on and running. i've restarted and attempted to fix my first problem - the 550 error that i recieved when sending a message to a...
by polarunion
2004-06-24 21:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive alias
Replies: 6
Views: 5158

550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive alias

One of my users emailed me and when i went to reply to him squirrelmail/ the server returned Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable Server replied: 550 Mail server configuration error. To many recursive aliases. It makes no sense. His account is available because he's able to log in, send a...
by polarunion
2004-06-24 06:45
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Collecting statistics
Replies: 13
Views: 9326

AWstats is great! i just toyed with it today and set it up on my server. it's such a relief to kiss external stat service goodbye. i've tried them all but i've never seen anything like this! It would be excellent to have this supported. Would it take you long to do Martin? I'm just about done writin...
by polarunion
2004-06-22 21:26
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Relay options
Replies: 29
Views: 23427

first off, what is the difference between allow local user relay, allow domain relay etc. etc. To me, users of a domain hosted on hmail are also the users of that domain - so isn't this redundant? I'm a bit confused by the current settings and thier differences so I agree that a rework would be bene...
by polarunion
2004-06-22 15:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail Server Backup Relay
Replies: 5
Views: 5335

Mail Server Backup Relay

Does anyone use a backup relay service for their hMailServer? My net went down last night and I've been without service for almost 7 hours meaning mail was not being delivered or sent. Very embarrassing after I just set up about 20 new accounts boasting of this servers integridy (sure when it's got ...
by polarunion
2004-06-22 15:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mailbox already Locked Error
Replies: 5
Views: 3970

In all honesty, he's got a point!

But watch the name you're going to make for yourself with this. You might just quash Exchange outright - the next Apache equivalent in the mail server world.

Give it a couple years - admins will catch on..
by polarunion
2004-06-22 06:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Mail comes Back w/ connection message
Replies: 2
Views: 2851

lol.. funny..

which hmailserver version? does this happen with every message you send or to one particular domain?
by polarunion
2004-06-22 00:40
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Collecting statistics
Replies: 13
Views: 9326

excellent!!! I was looking at integrating AW stats on my webserver.. this would work nicely with it and I especially like how it would track server bandwidth. I don't have anything at the moment that can do that. I really like how most people in here are on the same wave in choosing quality aps to d...
by polarunion
2004-06-22 00:14
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Linux Vs. Windows
Replies: 10
Views: 7605

my buddy just installed the latest mandrake and got apache proftpd and a whole whack of other things up and running.. if he can do it, anyone can.. the poor guy never RTFM's so it must be pretty good.. i'm excited to play with linux again.. woot woot!
by polarunion
2004-06-21 18:11
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Collecting statistics
Replies: 13
Views: 9326

i would as long as we were able to see the stats as well.. more fun that way.

also maybe we could get some kind of stats for our own mail servers - something that tells us how many mails were sent each day by how many domains.. would make for a nice addition to the phpadmin
by polarunion
2004-06-11 03:46
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Preconfigured SquirrelMail for hMailserver now available
Replies: 12
Views: 13594

Preconfigured SquirrelMail for hMailserver now available

This is a modded version of the latest Squirrelmail 1.4.3a compiled and configured and ready to go right out of the box. All that is needed to do is to extract and drop the folder into a location on your webserver which is running a properly configured setup of hMailServer, PHP, MySql, Apache and Pe...
by polarunion
2004-06-11 02:01
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Saving messages in hm_messages table
Replies: 15
Views: 10702

Personally I see no advantage to this.... does anyone have any "clear" advantages? How is it more efficient that they are handled in this complicated way by the database? At the moment hmailserver can be very easily backed up. I ran into problems the other day and just took a copy of a backed up hma...
by polarunion
2004-06-10 17:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Getting Squirrel Spell to work under XP
Replies: 1
Views: 2175

Getting Squirrel Spell to work under XP

has anyone been able to get SquirrelSpell working for their SM setup. I followed the directions verbatiim from this site http://www.squirrelmail.org/wiki/en_US/SquirrelSpell when I configured it as a plugin, and then wrote a test email - it openned up the screen, but stated that it was not configure...
by polarunion
2004-06-09 19:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Squirrel Mail doesnt show the mail
Replies: 9
Views: 5445

great. just read the description. make sure a little error pops up saying that another service is on the selected port. otherwise the person won't know why it isn't starting.

good work martin.
by polarunion
2004-06-09 18:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Squirrel Mail doesnt show the mail
Replies: 9
Views: 5445

martin, this is a frequent problem. maybe you should include in the forum rules that all people test their mail servers on all ports 25 110 and 143 to see if hmailserver even comes up. otherwise this is an impossible problem to diagnose and we're essentially wasting our time. nice sleuthing compucoder
by polarunion
2004-06-08 17:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Squirrel Mail doesnt show the mail
Replies: 9
Views: 5445

did you follow http://www.concept4.ca/diy ?
It seems to have worked for many people. I got a feeling that you never went into the config settings and authenticated your IMAP login to - "type: Login". Read the manual. It should make more sense.
by polarunion
2004-06-05 00:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: squirrelmail login
Replies: 17
Views: 11364

i say start from scratch. wipe everything off.. you've got something screwy going on. i've got a feeling that you've missed somethhing in the SM config file.. you need to allow for imap - 'login' use the latest everything including the new 3.0 server. you're definitely missing something.. if worse c...
by polarunion
2004-06-04 08:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: squirrelmail login
Replies: 17
Views: 11364

check out what's on line 35 of that file and post that line. whatever it is, it's not able to open it. also i'd suggest you upgrade to the latest 3.0. sm works best with imap. you'll want imap when using webmail anyways. it leaves the messages on the server instead of pop which downloads them and tr...
by polarunion
2004-06-04 05:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: squirrelmail login
Replies: 17
Views: 11364

tell us more.. does hmail work? have you tested it with outlook?

it seems wierd that it would hang on the redirect page. try turning the php error notices back on and tell us what it says. maybe that will show you what's going on..
by polarunion
2004-06-03 17:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No probs sending, can't receive
Replies: 11
Views: 7994

i pinged hyperflow.ca... worked fine..
however, I just tried to telnet into your service without success.. maybe you've turned it off, but it's 1230pm your time so if it is on, we have a problem.

ps. how's the sunny east coast these days? I miss it.
by polarunion
2004-06-03 17:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No probs sending, can't receive
Replies: 11
Views: 7994

your log shows you connecting and disconnecting to the hmailserver many times, but I don't see any server conversations or emails being sent. have you tried using imap instead? I still don't understand why people are still using pop. Imap is far more superior. Let's see some log where in you're send...
by polarunion
2004-06-03 03:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No probs sending, can't receive
Replies: 11
Views: 7994

you're going to have to give us a little more... first - have you tried with other email hosts? have you check the logs of hmailserver? make sure you go into the hmailadmin and enable smtp logging. second - is port 25 blocked by your service provider? that would mean that you'd be able to connect lo...
by polarunion
2004-06-02 18:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple duplicates (never ending!)
Replies: 4
Views: 3903

use assp for spam. it's been very very effective for me. it blocks out nearly all spam and missing maybe 1 in 50. once you've set that up, look in your logs to see if the same message is really being sent multiple times.
by polarunion
2004-06-01 19:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Secutiry SMTP howto request
Replies: 3
Views: 3669

concept4.ca/diy

it's outlined in there.. if anything's unclear, let me know.
by polarunion
2004-05-30 05:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Logotype
Replies: 3
Views: 3495

oh god.. please do not take this as a measure of the creator's tallent or abilities. However I would suggest that someone take this to http://www.newstoday.com and have someone offer a second oppinion. the first design is ok, but the h mail with the envellope encapsulating the rest of them is terrib...
by polarunion
2004-05-28 18:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot connect to IMAP
Replies: 6
Views: 4720

In my oppinion the latest RC is every bit as stable as any of the 2.5.

Again, 2.5 versions do not support IMAP. The 3.0 was released and labeled so in large part to the addition of IMAP.

Use 3.0 RC 15. (current latest).
by polarunion
2004-05-28 18:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot connect to IMAP
Replies: 6
Views: 4720

heh. upgrade to the latest 3.0 release. none of the 2.0's include imap.

here's an instruction manual to help you figure things out. http://www.concept4.ca/diy
by polarunion
2004-05-28 07:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SM quota displayed
Replies: 1
Views: 2421

SM quota displayed

Will this work with hmailserver? Does it have QUOTA Extension capability?


Thanks.

http://squirrelmail.org/plugin_view.php?id=59
by polarunion
2004-05-27 18:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: AOL blocking dynamic ip's - workarounds?
Replies: 19
Views: 13266

has anyone come up with any solution to this? Still trying to find a way. I think I hate AOL.
by polarunion
2004-05-27 17:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: version changes
Replies: 1
Views: 2761

version changes

Anyone know what where I can find the changes in different versions? I can't seem to find it. Maybe it was pulled? Thanx.
by polarunion
2004-05-26 06:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: "Recursive aliases"?
Replies: 5
Views: 4349

yeah, i don't think that many in here are using the stable release.. it doesn't even have imap. it's older and the 3.0 works great..