Search found 19760 matches

by mattg
2008-03-05 04:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: route email local to external
Replies: 3
Views: 1319

So you want the message for michael@abc.com to go to BOTH your hmailserver installation and the ISP installation? Then you probably need a different domain name on your hmailserver. If you only want the message to go to the ISP server, why do you have hmailserver setup? What are you trying to achiev...
by mattg
2008-03-05 02:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mising emails since username changed
Replies: 2
Views: 1227

If there is a 'catch-all' set up the missing e-mail should be in that account. Is this what you refer to as the 'postmaster' account? What forward rule are you talking about? Are these email loaded from an external pop3 account and then distributed using MIME header info? There may be some errors in...
by mattg
2008-03-05 02:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can hMailServer's built in MySQL service other programs?
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

hmailserver uses a non-standard port by default.
You can install MYSQL standard as well.

They will happily co-exist on the same machine with no fiddling required.

Matt
by mattg
2008-03-04 08:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: administration port
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Try using PHPWebAdmin that is included with hmailserver?

Just make sure that the web page is VERY secure.

Matt
by mattg
2008-03-03 08:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem which happen every time when I start hMailServer
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

This is to do with the Windows installer. The windows installer has some corrupt entries.

Try re-installing MS Office again, and see if that fixes the error.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-29 01:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rule - forward internal email to specific external ISP
Replies: 2
Views: 1308

How about just letting this person POP from the ISP at all times.ie NOT POP from hmailserver. Set up a local account on hmailserver and forward all mail for that address directly to the ISP account. I do this for one of my users, who for whatever reason prefers his ISP webmail interface to the Squir...
by mattg
2008-02-27 01:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot Connect/Send/Receive with outlook express
Replies: 23
Views: 11501

When "telnet mail.hmailserver.com 25", I got ""220 mail.hmailserver.com ESMP". When "telnet mail.hmailserver.com 110", I got "+OK POP3". Great. When "telnet myserver.mydomain.com 25", I got "220 myserver.mydomain.com Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service, Version: 6.0.3790.3 959 ready at Tue, 26 Feb 2008 14...
by mattg
2008-02-27 01:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: domain confusion
Replies: 9
Views: 1529

does someone else own the b.com domain?
Perhaps your mailserver is trying to reach their (possibly non-existent) mailserver? In which case trying again and again is the correct thing to do...

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-26 04:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP (connection and deletion)
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

I just googled 'Thunderbird auto expunge' and got this link http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=3251051&sid=25f06ff9e6d30ab4016b1c88f98d7938 which suggests Yes, select the Config Editor on the Advance preferences page, and enter 'expunge' in the filter box. Toggle mail.imap.expunge_after_d...
by mattg
2008-02-26 04:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Email Delays
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

In Hmailserver administrator

Settings >> Logging >> enable SMTP

recreate the problem, and then post the relevant part of the logs (after you remove your domain names to protect your privacy)

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-26 03:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Email Delays
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

Re: Email Delays

eric06 wrote:I looked in the logs and it showed them connecting to the server but no email being sent or received.
These logs would be a start.

SMTP, POP and IMAP logging enabled, with a reproduction of the event included in the logs would be appropriate.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-26 03:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Email Delays
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

Can you post the logs please.

Could be many things, greylisting, suspected spam... The IPSEC rule shoudl only affect that e-mail if the IP address is the one being sent from.
by mattg
2008-02-25 05:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5 Open Source
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

There has been some discussion.

http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... 3450#53450

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-24 23:29
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: automated reports
Replies: 13
Views: 5881

Yes, knowing thaw AWstats doesn't show this information is a good reason for my original request for 'automated reports' to stay. With my AV of choice, the corporate AVAST, I can get a report that shows which computers if any have had a virus found this last week/month etc. The report is just e-mail...
by mattg
2008-02-24 15:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Automation Error Service Does Not Exist or has been marked
Replies: 5
Views: 2674

No I did not use add/remove programs component. I am not sure I understand what you mean by did I use terminal services. I logged on via remote desktop, downloaded hmailserver and just executed the file. Please excuse my ignorance I am new to Windows Server. Yes what you did is known as Terminal Se...
by mattg
2008-02-24 15:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP (connection and deletion)
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

Well OK Smarty... Because you can set a valid to date with sent e-mails (client side) and you can download pop3 and leave on the server for X days (ie set a valid to date with received e-mails) there must be a flag somewhere serverside that defines if an e-mail is set to expire, perhaps either in th...
by mattg
2008-02-22 02:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Automation Error Service Does Not Exist or has been marked
Replies: 5
Views: 2674

Re: Automation Error Service Does Not Exist or has been mark

Now when I go to services and try to start the hmailserver I receive error 1075: Automation Error Service Does Not Exist or Has Been Marked for Deletion Looks like you have either tried to uninstall hmailserver, or never installed it correctly. Try a restart of your server and then see if the servi...
by mattg
2008-02-22 01:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Please help me
Replies: 15
Views: 2588

Nearly be easier to terminate her employment I'd reckon. :D
by mattg
2008-02-21 02:58
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: automated reports
Replies: 13
Views: 5881

Thanks I'll look into that. My mistake, I thought that the documentation specifically excluded IIS, but when looking again just now I see IIS 5.0 or better is there. I have a couple of legacy .asp pages that don't work well with the ASP implementations of Apache. It would be nearly easier to re-code...
by mattg
2008-02-20 09:54
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: automated reports
Replies: 13
Views: 5881

Yes, but AWstats needs apache (or similar - but not IIS) , hmailserver doesn't need apache...or any web server.
:D
by mattg
2008-02-20 02:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP (connection and deletion)
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

Rather than server side, how about avoiding the issue completely. Set Thunderbird to delete the e-mail as you go rather than just mark as deleted. In Thunderbird Tools >> Accounts >> {Select account} >> Server Settings >> 'When I delete a Message' change drop down list. Many other IMAP clients can d...
by mattg
2008-02-19 15:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail Server?
Replies: 9
Views: 2090

Ah I see, yes that makes sense.

All good.
by mattg
2008-02-19 14:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: installation problems on windows nt 4.0
Replies: 2
Views: 975

http://www.hmailserver.com/documentatio ... quirements

Did you follow the steps in the 4.2 documentation??

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-19 14:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail Server?
Replies: 9
Views: 2090

Yes, you can route mails back out again to an external email account, but then you end up with the same problem with the second account running full.... Huh, you lost me?? If you set up an account in hmailserver, and link an external account (the ISP account) to the hmailserver account, so that hma...
by mattg
2008-02-19 08:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help making a tutorial for Squirrelmail, PHP, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 5671

10th page for me this time - the beauty of Google I guess. I also reckon that most of early links looked like they weren't giving good advice... :D Yes I'm kidding, I didn't look through them all... But your search shows the point, that there is heaps of squirrelmail for Windows help out there....ju...
by mattg
2008-02-19 07:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help making a tutorial for Squirrelmail, PHP, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 5671

I never found much help wrt Squirrelmail on any forum except this one. When I google very specific errors or issues I tend to keep coming back to this forum. :D As I said higher up this thread the 'hms_squirrelmail' I found to be the most help of all. Don't use hmailserver keyword, if you search fo...
by mattg
2008-02-19 05:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help making a tutorial for Squirrelmail, PHP, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 5671

Nabble is very messy, just a dog's breakfast really I never found much help wrt Squirrelmail on any forum except this one. When I google very specific errors or issues I tend to keep coming back to this forum. :D As I said higher up this thread the 'hms_squirrelmail' I found to be the most help of a...
by mattg
2008-02-19 05:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help making a tutorial for Squirrelmail, PHP, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 5671

Since squirrelmail doesnt have any forums, I figured I could make them. http://www.squirrelmailforum.com Still in the works, but its a start. Looks like a good start, but did you know about these http://www.nabble.com/SquirrelMail-f4372.html http://sqmail.org/forums/index.php There are many others ...
by mattg
2008-02-19 01:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail Server?
Replies: 9
Views: 2090

Well, you can have hMailserver pull email off Qwest via POP3 and store them locally in one mail account. All you need to do is have your client's point to hMailServer in stead of Qwest and it will be business as usual. Except for one thing - external access. Can't they use an external account to re...
by mattg
2008-02-18 03:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP (connection and deletion)
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

Tools >> Accounts >> (Select Account) >> Properties >> Advanced >> Server Timeouts
by mattg
2008-02-15 03:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: store and forward
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Perhaps you should look into IMAP rather than pop3.
by mattg
2008-02-14 02:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sign and encrypt or S/MIME ability in hMailServer
Replies: 1
Views: 1251

Isn't that handled by the clients?

I send signed and encrypted e-mail regularly through my hmailserver, but the client (ie Outlook or a specialised Healthcare e-mail client) does the encryption and handles the signing.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-13 16:28
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Windows 2003 Firewall
Replies: 9
Views: 4421

Don't get me wrong, I'm all for hardware firewalls too, but I still check logs :D
by mattg
2008-02-13 09:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Connecting Microsoft Outlook 2003 to mail server.
Replies: 15
Views: 4970

In Outlook Tools >> e-mail accounts >> View or change >> Select account >> change >> More settings >> advanced >> Server timeouts make as large as you like I use 10 minutes. Your log file shows that your inbox was full for a while (eg 2008-02-13 01:52:49.081 - there are a few of these), and that the...
by mattg
2008-02-13 04:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help making a tutorial for Squirrelmail, PHP, etc.
Replies: 26
Views: 5671

Re: hms_squirrelmail

People that installs HMS needs a Webmail. Not true. HMS works perfectly well without any webmail. Here the Recommended webmail is SquirrelMail. Again, not true. This is just one recommendation. I think HMS is a good application for the Win/IIS world but as it does with a pre-built MySql it could ha...
by mattg
2008-02-12 05:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Built in database to MSSQL 2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1743

My understanding of V5 is that 'new' installations will be MSSQL compact edition, and that existing installations (ie V4) will be upgraded, without a database change, if they are using MYSQL then they will remain MYSQL. Clustering is not something that I have a good knowledge of, other than clusteri...
by mattg
2008-02-12 02:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Built in database to MSSQL 2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1743

Why do you need / want to do this? I would personally see this as a step backwards.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-11 02:14
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Windows 2003 Firewall
Replies: 9
Views: 4421

Re: Windows 2003 Firewall

Anyone know...a way to monitor the Windows Firewall for attempts? G'day John, Enable the security logging Start >> Control Panel >> Windows Firewall >> Advanced >> Security Logging. You could then write a script to check to exclude say your http port 80 connections, or just to check your port 25 co...
by mattg
2008-02-09 12:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DNS Error
Replies: 2
Views: 966

No you don't need a registered domain, but try not using an IP address for a domain name, but instead use a name - even 'localhost' or 'domain' will do.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-07 02:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Free all account space...
Replies: 4
Views: 1672

Perhaps you could look at clearing some old log files too.
I have seen some log files grow to be multiple Gigabites in size, especially MSSQL error log files when there are some faults in the database.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-07 02:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 and IMAP Support
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

If I dont delete messages from POP3 Server, all messages will be downloaded everytime I connect. Only if you connect from a different client. Most e-mail clients 'remember' which messages have been downloaded and don't download them again... If you use say OE on two machines, then yes both will dow...
by mattg
2008-02-06 05:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: IMAP Fetcher planned?
Replies: 1
Views: 912

Re: IMAP Fetcher planned?

Mark^Bastard wrote:I note that there is a POP3 fetcher, and it is quite useful, but are there any plans for an IMAP equivalent?
Can't you just use external account pop3 and leave message on server? Or have I missed something?

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-05 16:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPAM filter
Replies: 43
Views: 8258

Another long shot. Are these SPAM originally sent to an external Account?
by mattg
2008-02-05 16:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Idiots installation guide for internal use.
Replies: 3
Views: 1535

First some questions.

Do you get any error messages?
Have you enabled logging and is there anything in the logs?
What type of email client do you use?
Have you tried to connect from the local machine?
Have you tried with the Window's firewall turned off temporarily?

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-05 14:50
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: fetch mails from other servers ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2399

http://www.hmailserver.com/documentatio ... al_account

It can be set up to occur automatically from the hmailserver administrator, unsure whether it is already possible using API or not - it isn't in the PHPwebAdmin module, but that doesn't mean much.

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-05 14:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 and IMAP Support
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Perhaps you should set your mail clients using POP3 to 'leave message on server' if you really need to use both POP3 and IMAP for the same account. In Outlook 2003 it is Tools >> E-mail Accounts >> Edit (or add) >> More settings >> Advanced under delivery there are some checkboxes. First "Leave copy...
by mattg
2008-02-04 15:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with outlook client access on hmailserver
Replies: 10
Views: 2867

chiff wrote:Invalid user name or password.
I think that you haven't got the password the same at both ends, ie hmailserver and your client (Outlook)

Matt
by mattg
2008-02-04 15:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: POP3 and IMAP Support
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

I'm not sure why you are wanting to do this? POP3 and IMAP really are very different, and do different things for different reasons.

Why not just use IMAP, from multiple connections.

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-31 01:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Some email not being handled properly?
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

OK I can see the screen shot, but I am unsure of your problem.

This e-mail looks like it has delivered as intended. What have I missed?

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-30 02:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Some email not being handled properly?
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

Rick, your web page isn't internet accessible. You need to allow access to internet users so that we can see this screen shot.

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-26 01:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Restore probs
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

OK More questions. Did you use the built in backup / restore or did you backup some other way? When you say you have a feeling that you didn't back up enough what do you mean? How did you backup? Is Hmailserver installed to the same directory path as it was on the original computer? Like say C:\prog...
by mattg
2008-01-25 15:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Restore probs
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

do you restore to a clean installation?
I have seen similar errors when trying to 'overwrite' an existing installation with a restore.

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-24 08:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I need a dummies guide
Replies: 7
Views: 2058

Let's start with a few questions What are you thinking that you will achieve? Who will be able to send you e-mail, Who will your users send e-mail to, how many users do you have, how many accounts do you think you'll need to set up? Why do you think that you need hMailserver? Is there any location s...
by mattg
2008-01-24 04:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: PHPWebAdmin How to delete user accts?
Replies: 2
Views: 846

I have a column to the right hand side when you view all accounts in a domain (select 'accounts' on the left hand tree) that has a delete option for each account individually.

Is this what you need?

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-23 04:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Retrieve hMailserver Version Number
Replies: 5
Views: 1167

Try a registry entry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\hMailServer_is1

May not be there if you have un-installed though.
I include the version number on my backups.

Matt
by mattg
2008-01-23 03:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Messages with attachments being returned to certain sender
Replies: 6
Views: 1612

Is this related to the clients that are used to receive these e-mails? What client programs are used within your user group? Are all users using the same e-mail client? I'd even suggest that this is probably an issue with client timeout at the sender's end. They could upgrade their timeout settings ...
by mattg
2008-01-22 04:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Thouroughly balled up the hMailserver service...
Replies: 8
Views: 1661

Most importantly, when I try to stop and restart the service, the Administrators console blows up with the "Method '~' of object '~' failed". The "net STOP hMailServer" just hangs. I'd like to get hMail back to a Known Good state - before I am directed to fall back to Exchange... sounds like an und...
by mattg
2008-01-22 04:55
Forum: Scripting
Topic: redirect email to web server
Replies: 2
Views: 1780

Do you mean by using IMAP and a web based program accessible from anywhere in the world something like Squirellmail or roundcube to view the e-mails, and to reply to e-mail, and to create new e-mail? - Yes Do you mean to integrate into your own php or ASP web page? - Sure, if you can code. Do you me...
by mattg
2008-01-21 14:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I Just don't understand what's happening
Replies: 11
Views: 2275

I suspect that you have your hmailserver set up to be an open relay, and a spammer has found this out.

I'd suggest that you do some tests http://www.hmailserver.com/documentatio ... elay_tests

Matt