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by mattg
2020-07-15 01:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Specify cipher order
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Specify cipher order

I think that is a 'feature' of TLSv1.1 Upgrade to latest Beta, so that you can also use TLSv1.3 In my testing TLSv1.1 was rarely used, except by Windows machines that hadn't been updated to a) allow TLSv1.2 and b) prohibit the use of TLSv1.1 or lower. These would fall back to unencrypted if no ciphe...
by mattg
2020-07-15 01:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: block outgoing mails to a certain domain
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: block outgoing mails to a certain domain

I'd catch them with a global rule and then delete them (optionally notifying the sender via a script)

I did something similar in this thread
https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewt ... =9&t=17190
Read the entire thread
by mattg
2020-07-14 10:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can´t connect from clients to hmailserver when using SSL
Replies: 14
Views: 149

Re: Can´t connect from clients to hmailserver when using SSL

You could alternatively just copy the certificate files to your hMailserver machine each time that they change. Lets Encrypt change after 30 days so this can be a painful task when using lets encrypt And mattg, I can't resist razzing you a little about this. This is the second time I know of when y...
by mattg
2020-07-14 01:23
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Script send email of a list every 20min
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Re: Script send email of a list every 20min

How is the mail generated?
by mattg
2020-07-14 01:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can´t connect from clients to hmailserver when using SSL
Replies: 14
Views: 149

Re: Can´t connect from clients to hmailserver when using SSL

So the issue is with the certificate format even though they are already in *.pem format in Ubuntu Apache server. I use Ubuntu >> Lets Encrypt auto generated certificates in PEM format (I used to use Apache, but UPGRADED to Nginx earlier this year - no issues with either) I use UNC path to my Ubunt...
by mattg
2020-07-13 14:04
Forum: Scripting
Topic: script would check the first mx record and only if that is down, would open Port 25 on the backup server
Replies: 15
Views: 75

Re: script would check the first mx record and only if that is down, would open Port 25 on the backup server

You would need to run that script on the backup mx, and that would be independent of hMailserver

On Linux I would use 'monit' to do that
by mattg
2020-07-13 07:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Do messages in outbound queue check the mx record each time?
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Do messages in outbound queue check the mx record each time?

yes, hmailserver requeries

Test this by using a host file entry
by mattg
2020-07-13 07:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Server issues (crash)
Replies: 9
Views: 152

Re: Server issues (crash)

Please run this and post the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2020-07-11 06:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Minor problem with the smtp server name
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Minor problem with the smtp server name

Although some sending servers WILL check the SSL certifciate name matches the rNDS Ok, that's new to me. I always tought only the hostname in the mx record is checked against the certificate. If you SMTP relay from hMailserver to another server that requires a secure connection and you have in SSL ...
by mattg
2020-07-10 08:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Minor problem with the smtp server name
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: Minor problem with the smtp server name

No sending mailserver will check if the rDNS is correct. Just a receiving mailserver will do that. Although some sending servers WILL check the SSL certifciate name matches the rNDS The OP doesn't state if they have a certificate or not ALSO, as stated by some above, very few receiving servers will...
by mattg
2020-07-10 07:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Server issues (crash)
Replies: 9
Views: 152

Re: Server issues (crash)

dvsatech wrote:
2020-07-03 06:05
My logs has 10 minidunps and 5 ERROR_ files.
There will only ever be the LAST 10 minidumps, older ones are deleted
There should be an error file EACH day

Where do you see the error that you report?

ALSO, what is the contents of the daily error logs?
by mattg
2020-07-10 07:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: OutOfMemoryHandler - hMailServer has run out of memory
Replies: 12
Views: 244

Re: OutOfMemoryHandler - hMailServer has run out of memory

could also be a 32 bit vs 64 bit problem
by mattg
2020-07-10 07:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message Indexing stuck
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Message Indexing stuck

What is it stuck at?

Have you restarted the indexing to see if stops at the same place next time?
by mattg
2020-06-26 05:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient

Then the only way that they should get downloaded twice is if there is two copies
by mattg
2020-06-25 12:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient

If there is two messages on your external server, hmailserver will download two messages...

Does each account in hMailserver have their own external mailbox, or are you using one external mailbox with 'deliver to recipients in MIME headers' checked?
by mattg
2020-06-24 10:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Assistance Needed with HMAIL Sending Mails
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: Assistance Needed with HMAIL Sending Mails

What I would like to know is - - How can I configure hmail to send ALL emails (between the local users of hardwaresupplies.net) out to goddaddy (using the hmail smtp) BEFORE it is downloaded back to the hmail server? You can't If the account exists locally it will be delivered locally, and won't be...
by mattg
2020-06-23 05:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: TCPIP "connected to" message
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: TCPIP "connected to" message

and perhaps add more logging to see if they are testing your server for security, or perhaps doing a dictionary attack trying to guess passwords
by mattg
2020-06-23 05:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: emails get duplicated as per the number of recipient

How are you receiving mail? Directly (SMTP) or via external account download (pop3)
by mattg
2020-06-21 15:06
Forum: Scripting
Topic: User Import
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: User Import

It's meant to be ForwardEnabled not Forward sorry Try this Dim hmail, domain, account, email, noOfDomains, userName, userPassword, domainName, hMailAdminAccount, hMailAdminPassword , ForwardToAddress ' These are the hMail admin account defaults after a silent install hMailAdminAccount = "Administrat...
by mattg
2020-06-20 01:28
Forum: Scripting
Topic: User Import
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: User Import

like this - not tested *** AND I REALLY HOPE THAT YOU DON'T USE THAT PASSWORD Dim hmail, domain, account, email, noOfDomains, userName, userPassword, domainName, hMailAdminAccount, hMailAdminPassword , ForwardToAddress ' These are the hMail admin account defaults after a silent install hMailAdminAcc...
by mattg
2020-06-18 16:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: STARTTLS + SSL/TLS enabled but sent emails still considered as weakly encrypted
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Re: STARTTLS + SSL/TLS enabled but sent emails still considered as weakly encrypted

So you understand that messages being digitially signed and encrypted has nothing to do with the SSL certificate, right? The SSL certificate in hMailserver ONLY affects Connections TO, and Messages Received by, your hmailserver When your hMailserver connects to another mail server when sending mail,...
by mattg
2020-06-18 15:58
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Search entire message text in the rule selection.
Replies: 7
Views: 508

Re: Search entire message text in the rule selection.

'Body' is plain text, and may or may not, include the contents of the email

Some emails are 'HTML text'

But yes, that is a good find.
I missed that
by mattg
2020-06-17 05:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Type of SSL certificate required
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Type of SSL certificate required

Ask your ISP to change the RDNS to yourdomain.com They may, or may not, but you never know In Australia, I haven't heard of anyone having mail rejected for not having a matching RDNS. Telstra, our largest ISP, has that kind on RDNS for all users and won't change them. Most mail servers will accept m...
by mattg
2020-06-16 12:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Strange logins from Microsoft
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: Strange logins from Microsoft

I'd change the password for that account too...
by mattg
2020-06-15 01:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail not appering
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Mail not appering

What mail client are you viewing them in?
Is the 'missing' message showing in the list of messages, just that the content isn't showing?

How were these messages created?
by mattg
2020-06-14 09:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmailserver as secondary server
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: Hmailserver as secondary server

create a route on the second machine with the name of your domain If the account exists on the second machine, then that's where it will stay, but if the account doesn't exist, but the domain does , the route will be used If you want to forward all mail from the second server to the main server then...
by mattg
2020-06-14 09:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: testing telnet
Replies: 42
Views: 11413

Re: testing telnet

Many ISPs block port 25
That what looks to be happening here

Outgoing should work forwarded via gMail's servers on port 587

When you test telnet, are you testing from a machine NOT on your LAN?
Have you forwarded the necessary mail ports from your router to your hMailsevrer
by mattg
2020-06-13 00:30
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Add Backup Progress Indicator
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Re: Add Backup Progress Indicator

yep

I DID use a tails program (baretail) to watch the backup log when I was using internal backups
by mattg
2020-06-13 00:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SSL server clients not connect
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: SSL server clients not connect

Verify certificate: False That is the fail of the remote server, not yours. [Entered by mobile. Excuse my spelling.] Actually it is saying that hMailserver is NOT going to test the validity of that certificate The ONLY certificates that are verified are for servers in routes, and servers in externa...
by mattg
2020-06-13 00:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DMARC policy on server
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: DMARC policy on server

Pretty good help on this section >> https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=reference_antispam Welcome. My question is simple: 1. DKIM check works if message have dkim signed header hmailserver validate this message and score ? 2. SPF check - its clear for me 3. Helo check - i need so...
by mattg
2020-06-13 00:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: upgrade OS win7->Win10pro
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: upgrade OS win7->Win10pro

I just run this on windows 7 machines https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 All I've done this year (that worked) have been smooth Those that didn't work had drivers that couldn't be upgraded. Removing older printers and scanners and deleting the relevant drivers normally resul...
by mattg
2020-06-11 08:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem to send out message
Replies: 13
Views: 643

Re: Problem to send out message

that not what we asked

If you continue to do what you want, rather than what we ask, we will be limited in our ability to help..
by mattg
2020-06-11 03:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DMARC policy on server
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: DMARC policy on server

hMailserver SCORES for SPAM for failed DMARC and SPF records This is not normally an automatic rejection, but you can make it that with SPAM scoring Spam Scoring isn't hard, it it how it sounds 'mark as spam' is the score at which mail is marked as SPAM If you want to move to spam folder, you need t...
by mattg
2020-06-11 03:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Code: 10053, Message: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine
Replies: 32
Views: 1450

Re: Code: 10053, Message: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine

In the diagnostic test section leave the domain hmailserver.com Your hostname is Settings >> protocols >> SMTP >> Delivery of email >> Local host name Hello. I guess you meant to change the local host name back to blank. No, I did not mean that. I meant what I wrote I meant that field NEEDS to have...
by mattg
2020-06-11 03:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SSL server clients not connect
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: SSL server clients not connect

You also need to add the intermediary and root certificates INTO your .crt file from your own certificate. Open your .crt file in (preferably) notepad++ also open the .crt file from the intermediate certificate and copy that information. paste the information BEFORE your certificate detail. it shoul...
by mattg
2020-06-10 16:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SSL server clients not connect
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: SSL server clients not connect

Where did you get the certificate from?

Did you include the CA and intermediary trust certificates into the certificate file?
by mattg
2020-06-10 16:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Code: 10053, Message: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine
Replies: 32
Views: 1450

Re: Code: 10053, Message: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine

In the diagnostic test section leave the domain hmailserver.com

Your hostname is

Settings >> protocols >> SMTP >> Delivery of email >> Local host name
by mattg
2020-06-10 12:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem to send out message
Replies: 13
Views: 643

Re: Problem to send out message

Probably autobanned yourself - common with Thunderbird auto testing for server details
Check your IP ranges for your IP
by mattg
2020-06-10 11:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM: Unable to base64 decode public key found in DNS record.
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Re: DKIM: Unable to base64 decode public key found in DNS record.

I think that DKIM key for that other domain is incorrect = their error

My DNS records - TXT record

dkim._domainkeys.example.com
v=DKIM1; t+s; k=rsa; p=SeeminglyRandomLettersAndNumbers


(note no semicolon at the end, and the 'dkim.' at the front)
by mattg
2020-06-10 11:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Performance issues sending/receiving email
Replies: 11
Views: 696

Re: Performance issues sending/receiving email

Also with the IIS solution, I'm guessing that a drop folder was used, not a SMTP connection
by mattg
2020-06-10 02:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Performance issues sending/receiving email
Replies: 11
Views: 696

Re: Performance issues sending/receiving email

So your sending software sends 50 000 individual emails, and not BCC?
by mattg
2020-06-10 02:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem to send out message
Replies: 13
Views: 643

Re: Problem to send out message

So Outlook or Thunderbird?? you logs say that STARTTLS is required for whatever port was used for IMAP IN your mail client, either outlook or Thunderbird, you need to set the connection security to StartTLS (Thunderbird Outlook newer versions) or TLS (Outlook older versions) (Or SSL on iPhones, or n...
by mattg
2020-06-10 01:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Connexion reset by peer Error 10054
Replies: 15
Views: 728

Re: Connexion reset by peer Error 10054

Yes, to update just run installer Backup first for safety Upgrade to latest 5.4 first, then earliest 5.5 (just to be sure there was lots of changes there) Then to most recent (even Beta is fine) Test along the way Re your errors, make sure that you exclude the hMailsevrer data and temp directories f...
by mattg
2020-06-10 01:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port

The ONLY x64 versions are 5.7 and all are alpha versions because block spammers in IP range list wont work I'm not sure what you mean here... and honestly I don't know why this problem appeared now because I didn't change anything but the pc updates But the 'problem' is only that the internal diagno...
by mattg
2020-06-09 02:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to setup alerting on failure or que backing up
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Re: How to setup alerting on failure or que backing up

This was one solution posted by a user - it works great for me

https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewt ... se#p206767

As for notification services, there are many commercial ones, but I use 'Monit' on my Ubuntu box.
by mattg
2020-06-09 01:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Connexion reset by peer Error 10054
Replies: 15
Views: 728

Re: Connexion reset by peer Error 10054

Change the priority of your My computer range to 25

You should remove ClamWIN settings, but keep ClamAV

Please show the content of
C:\Program Files (x86)\hMailServer\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2020-06-08.log



(also you really should update. 5.4-b1950 was released just over SEVEN years ago)
by mattg
2020-06-09 01:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port

hMailserver 5.7 is an alpha version - not really suitable for production use The build that you are using looks like a Dravion Build https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=34621 Your IP ranges seem a bit mangled for instance you have two IP ranges for 127.0.01 >> 127.0.0.1 As you are...
by mattg
2020-06-08 09:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: Diagnostics error -Test outbound port

Hmmm weird...

Run this and post the results please
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2020-06-08 09:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem to send out message
Replies: 13
Views: 643

Re: Problem to send out message

Try sender in the form sender@example.com

If that doesn't work, then please run these diagnostics and post the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2020-06-05 23:12
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Floyd
Replies: 13
Views: 1021

Re: Floyd

They want riots. Ah. Silly me. Forgot there must be a conspiracy somewhere to distract from the point at hand. What if this social media frenzy is all fed from a foreign power trying to destabilise an outspoken opponent during a pandemic. The world seems pretty sure that at least one foreign power ...
by mattg
2020-06-05 22:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About client sending SPAM
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: About client sending SPAM

Sam sort of thing Mine is a little different - but yes same concept I write to the database for all messages sent, and check the database for sending in last 24 hours before allowing message to send. I remove old database entries more than three days old. All rejections FROM a local account are noti...
by mattg
2020-06-05 01:26
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 163
Views: 34285

Re: Corona Virus

I don't know how anyone can say 'Lancet' and 'Trusted scientific Journal' in the same sentence with a straight face. They published, then rebuked 12 years later, the Wakefield ramblings, which has been used by anti-vaxers to declare (INCORRECTLY) that 4 year old MMR immunisations caused autism. http...
by mattg
2020-06-05 01:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About client sending SPAM
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: About client sending SPAM

i have had very little problems with client computers being hijacked to send spam.. so i am not worried about that .. might happen and i will have to deal with it then That's happened a couple of times to me, even with really complex random passwords, and SSL connections https://www.hmailserver.com...
by mattg
2020-06-04 15:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About client sending SPAM
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: About client sending SPAM

That's a marketer's test, it's likely not very 'real world' unless you send thousands of newsletters You could add a SSL certificate (Lets Encrypt is free) You should have an SPF record, a DKIM record and a DMARC record You should appease gmail and Outlook365 by jumping through their hoops and most ...