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by mattg
2019-11-04 16:23
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7
Replies: 117
Views: 22255

Re: hMailServer 5.7

I noticed the new builds, so I moved up to 5.7.0b2497 yesterday Just checking my logs (to answer a post here) and I noticed something not correct. DNS Score + HELOHost Score were lost after a positive SURBL score This didn't happen long before, but I haven't checked logs on any 5.7 Please note that ...
by mattg
2019-11-04 16:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Where is treshold setting for SURBL filter?
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Where is treshold setting for SURBL filter?

That's not correct palinka

I think that the SURBL checks give a total score just for them after checking
There was likely to be another score that isn't shown
by mattg
2019-11-04 12:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configure internal server for email.
Replies: 34
Views: 2852

Re: Configure internal server for email.

You don't need webmail if your ports are open to the internet

You CAN do webmail as well if you like
by mattg
2019-11-04 12:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [help] clients can't detect hmail server !!
Replies: 5
Views: 630

Re: [help] clients can't detect hmail server !!

OK Remove the SMTP Relayer details and leave it blank From other machine in network, you are using localhost as server name - that is looking for a server on the same computer Change that to the LAN IP address eg '192.168.0.1' of the machine with hMailserver on it I assume that the machine with hMai...
by mattg
2019-11-04 08:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver audit
Replies: 8
Views: 906

Re: hmailserver audit

I assume by adding SSL that should help my emails not go immediately to spam yes? Nope It will AT BEST encrypt incoming transmissions to your server from your mail clients, and will allow you to offer StartTLS optional on port 25 for incoming mail This may help you http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/...
by mattg
2019-11-04 01:38
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: DNS
Replies: 30
Views: 3050

Re: DNS

Running a Private DNS (local caching DNS) actually require very little effort. Agreed, and I do this ... That's WHY you need a Private DNS... Again, that word NEED That's why a private DNS is useful That's one reason where you COULD use a DNS That's not the ONLY reason where you COULD use a local D...
by mattg
2019-11-04 01:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver audit
Replies: 8
Views: 906

Re: hmailserver audit

Your SSL cert should match the 'SMTP >> Delivery of email>> local host name

Your settings look OK
by mattg
2019-11-04 01:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: [help] clients can't detect hmail server !!
Replies: 5
Views: 630

Re: [help] clients can't detect hmail server !!

Probably due to your router not doing loopback

Can you show a screen shot of your outlook 'account details' server settings?
You can probably set a host files on that machine, create a local DNS, or use the LAN IP address in server settings
by mattg
2019-11-03 10:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: RSS -> Email
Replies: 3
Views: 907

Re: RSS -> Email

Mailchimp and mailerlite and presumably other mass mailers do this as part of their offer
by mattg
2019-11-03 04:15
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: DNS
Replies: 30
Views: 3050

Re: DNS

SorenR wrote:
2019-11-03 00:00
If you really want to host your own DNS then it's not really that difficult. You would want to set up a "Split Horizon" to cater for the FQDN's that is used both internally and externally.
I agree

My point is that this is NOT NEEDED to run hMailserver.
by mattg
2019-11-02 22:58
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: DNS
Replies: 30
Views: 3050

DNS

From this thread - http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=34523 (thanks to Katip for reminding us that there was an OP in that thread) A hosted DNS-Server with a limited Web config page isn't exactly the same thing as running your own DNS-Server But NONE of these are REQUIRED to run a ...
by mattg
2019-11-02 14:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configure internal server for email.
Replies: 34
Views: 2852

Re: Configure internal server for email.

A hosted DNS-Server with a limited Web config page isn't exactly the same thing as running your own DNS-Server Of course not Earlier, you made the ascertation that... Maybe you noticed that SMTP and DNS are companions and you can't get it work if one thing is missing in real world scenarios (you kn...
by mattg
2019-11-02 06:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configure internal server for email.
Replies: 34
Views: 2852

Re: Configure internal server for email.

Dravion wrote:
2019-11-02 04:46
You can query your consumer Router TLD from the public Internet so it is responsible for your public Domain MX entry? :)
Not at all

MX records are set using your Domain Name Registrars web portal
Local DNS (eg on router) just does lookup, no hosting of records
by mattg
2019-11-02 04:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configure internal server for email.
Replies: 34
Views: 2852

Re: Configure internal server for email.

hmailserver works well without a DNS - you CERTAINLY don't need a DNS on your LAN hMailserver uses whatever the DNS settings are in the network settings in Windows. If your computer can access the internet to browse the web, it can send mail. Hosting my own DNS was not something I looked at until so...
by mattg
2019-11-02 01:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver audit
Replies: 8
Views: 906

Re: hmailserver audit

Start by running this and posting the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2019-11-02 01:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outgoing mail check order
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: Outgoing mail check order

Checking my logs ( And I have a different version that you, so you may not see some of these) [Connection from thunderbird to my Hmailserver] OnClientConnect OnHELO StartTLS handshake OnHELO (again) OnClientLogOn OnSMTPData PTR test (RDNS) OnAcceptMessage OnDeliveryStart Virus Scan Global Rules OnDe...
by mattg
2019-11-02 00:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving MySQL database to NFS share
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Moving MySQL database to NFS share

solway wrote:
2019-11-01 10:17
the machine hmaiserver is on has a user@domain.local login account and is members of domain admins etc
Is this the user that the hmailserver SERVICE runs under??
by mattg
2019-10-31 08:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Issue to connect
Replies: 15
Views: 1696

Re: Issue to connect

You aren't giving us much to work with

Is this a clean install?
What has recently changed?

Show the contents of your hMailserver.ini with the passwords changed to the text '***password***' please
by mattg
2019-10-31 01:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

Between your email server and the next email server (or form the next server onwards) - this will do nothing That depends entirely on the next server's encryption just check that under SMTP >> Advanced >> delivery of mail >> that 'use StartTLS if available' is checked This doesn't use your certific...
by mattg
2019-10-31 00:46
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Email Address Internationalization (EAI)
Replies: 8
Views: 3797

Re: Email Address Internationalization (EAI)

Still all 'Proposed standards', and still no work done towards this in hMailserver
by mattg
2019-10-30 23:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: How to change Header or Envelope fields ?
Replies: 1
Views: 431

Re: How to change Header or Envelope fields ?

Rather than a route, set gmail as the SMTP relayer and send ALL mail via that

gMail normally changes the FROM to the AUTHENTICATED account at gMAIL
by mattg
2019-10-30 23:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

I'm just trying to be able to send encrypted emails that aren't super easy to just be intercepted and read. Between your webserver and your email server?? Then yes this will help Between your email server and the next email server (or form the next server onwards) - this will do nothing That depend...
by mattg
2019-10-30 23:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: move data folder
Replies: 2
Views: 485

Re: move data folder

Run the internal diagnostics to ensure that relative paths are stored for all emails, and you are good to go
by mattg
2019-10-30 13:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

Correct me if I'm wrong, but SSL/TLS results in better protection/encryption for your emails over just using STARTTLS. Is it worth getting SSL/TLS working as an upgrade from StartTLS? SSL/TLS is the same level of security as StartTLS A different sequence is all With SSL/TLS the connection is secure...
by mattg
2019-10-30 09:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

Your thunderbird is trying port 25, but that won't work now that you have blocked 'Port 25' AUTH in your hmailserver.ini The last line in the log snippet you show has port 587 connecting (or attempting to connect) via SSL Typically, ports 110, 143 and 587 are all StartTLS Required. In thunderbird y...
by mattg
2019-10-30 07:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

Username incoming and outgoing both require The domain added to them, like
test@example.com


Authentication method for both should be 'Normal password'
by mattg
2019-10-30 06:56
Forum: Scripting
Topic: MaxMinds GeoIP for local MySQL
Replies: 26
Views: 3273

Re: MaxMinds GeoIP for local MySQL

I don't think that they do...
by mattg
2019-10-30 06:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

Your thunderbird is trying port 25, but that won't work now that you have blocked 'Port 25' AUTH in your hmailserver.ini Your thunderbird needs to connect on port 587 or 465 for SMTP Your thunderbird is connecting to port 993 just fine, but not for 465. It is like Thunderbird doesn't like that certi...
by mattg
2019-10-30 05:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works
Replies: 25
Views: 1998

Re: Can't connect to mail server over SSL/TLS, but STARTTLS works

That debug line is just saying that thunderbird dropped the connection You cert being self signed is probably part of the issue. Check for other Thunderbird windows open in the background asking you to approve the certificate. This is often hidden behind the main TB window. Did you remove the passwo...
by mattg
2019-10-30 04:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I want to specify specific ports for different domains hmailserver
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Re: I want to specify specific ports for different domains hmailserver

I don't understand what you want to do Can YOU please explain in great detail why you want to do that and what your expectations of what will be achieved are... Remember that if you host your domain on gmail or Office365, that you will ALWAYS use the same ports as every other domain hosted on their ...
by mattg
2019-10-29 23:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I want to specify specific ports for different domains hmailserver
Replies: 6
Views: 874

Re: I want to specify specific ports for different domains hmailserver

no

But why would you want that?

You can set different ports to use different certificates, but again, why would you want that?
by mattg
2019-10-28 23:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

This was me a few years back 15 character complex randomly generated password And you still don't think there could be a vulnerability? I KNOW that there are some vulnerabilities... Also SSLv3.0 is broken, you should disable that, same for TLSv1.0 You should set port 25 to be StartTLS optional You ...
by mattg
2019-10-28 23:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving MySQL database to NFS share
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Moving MySQL database to NFS share

Dravion wrote:
2019-10-28 18:38
Try mapping your net share to a drive letter.
As the user that the hMailserver service runs under...
by mattg
2019-10-28 16:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

This was me a few years back 15 character complex randomly generated password http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=30990&p=193794#p193794 I had a client once who had about six 12 character or more randomly generated passwords hacked in a row. We eventually found a keylogger trojan on...
by mattg
2019-10-28 16:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

hottroc wrote:
2019-10-28 13:58
Oh also, what's the easiest way to update hMS, without losing mail, accounts etc?
You should do a backup - just in case

You simply run the installer over the top of a running installation. Normally takes less than 30 seconds for me.
by mattg
2019-10-28 13:45
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

Maybe you have a key logger on a system somewhere - do a virus and malware sweep on the client machine Also SSLv3.0 is broken, you should disable that, same for TLSv1.0 You should set port 25 to be StartTLS optional You should also update hMailserver to at least latest production b2425, if not lates...
by mattg
2019-10-28 11:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

This is the compromised account. Change the password ASAP... "SMTPD" 22784 46981 "2019-10-25 01:46:58.574" "171.224.173.250" "SENT: 220 mail.hottroc.co.uk ESMTP" "SMTPD" 22784 46981 "2019-10-25 01:46:59.401" "171.224.173.250" "RECEIVED: EHLO [127.0.0.1]" "SMTPD" 22784 46981 "2019-10-25 01:46:59.402"...
by mattg
2019-10-28 04:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

hottroc wrote:
2019-10-28 00:16
There are hundreds of unknown IP addresses in the log. I'll attach the whole log, might be easier, Oh wait the forum moans about invalid extension, what does it need to be?
It can be a zip
by mattg
2019-10-27 12:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

What happens just before this "SMTPD" 22832 46981 "2019-10-25 01:47:10.043" "171.224.173.250" "RECEIVED: RCPT TO:<abhixxxxxxx@gmail.com>" "SMTPD" 22832 46981 "2019-10-25 01:47:10.044" "171.224.173.250" "SENT: 250 OK" "SMTPD" 22832 46981 "2019-10-25 01:47:10.563" "171.224.173.250" "RECEIVED: RCPT TO:...
by mattg
2019-10-26 23:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

It's just I've been getting messages in my Outlook Inbox that say... Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients. Sent: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 02:48:05 +0200 Subject: Hi! The following recipient(s) could not be reached: baxxxxxxxx@icloud.com Error Type: SMTP Remote server (212.159.8...
by mattg
2019-10-26 02:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spammer again
Replies: 31
Views: 3013

Re: Spammer again

I'll bet that you have a default domain set

I'd turn that off if your business rules allow it
by mattg
2019-10-25 11:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Domain rename
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: Domain rename

forgot to change the mail clients to use the new domain name

From is probably set by mail client
by mattg
2019-10-25 01:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail Server Help
Replies: 3
Views: 895

Re: Hmail Server Help

"Severity: 2 (High), Code: HM4208, Source: ExceptionHandler::Run, Description: An error occured while executing 'IOCPQueueWorkerTask', Message: bad allocation" Bad allocation is a repeated Windows error It usually means a bad hard disk Seeing as though this is a virtual machine can you move it to n...
by mattg
2019-10-25 01:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines

mattg wrote:
2019-10-24 04:01
ALSO you have an errors log at >> C:\Program Files (x86)\hMailServer\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2019-10-23.log

Can you please show the contents of that
by mattg
2019-10-25 01:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines

You only have SMTP set to 2 retries, I'd do at least 4 (in fact I try every 10 minutes for 3 days) I had it on 5, but didnt want to keep sending to Yahoo, cause the ban. How can you set up hMailServer for the 10 min - 3 day interval? Its only a textbox for the # of tries. I set mine to 432 retries ...
by mattg
2019-10-24 16:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rule: how to make a new "reply" message?
Replies: 3
Views: 649

Re: Rule: how to make a new "reply" message?

You will need to authenticate I think

Try it and see
by mattg
2019-10-24 16:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rule: how to make a new "reply" message?
Replies: 3
Views: 649

Re: Rule: how to make a new "reply" message?

I'd do that from the VBS function

Here's how I tell users about a delayed message
https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewt ... 13#p189546
by mattg
2019-10-24 16:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with messages being saved in drafts folder
Replies: 5
Views: 1857

Re: Problem with messages being saved in drafts folder

Mail clients store drafts, make copies and move messages

Servers just do as they are asked

Mac Mail is notoriously bad, nearly as bad as Outlook with IMAP
by mattg
2019-10-24 09:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam Assistance
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Spam Assistance

So your users are receiving SPAM, not NDRs?? We find the SaneSecurity database catches a lot of this type of SPAM https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=180258#p180258 I run Clam + SaneSecrity checks via my SpamAssassin rules You could do that or just use ClamAV + SaneSecurity Definitions...
by mattg
2019-10-24 04:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines

This bit here "SMTPD" 2392 12843 "2019-10-23 00:00:01.331" "192.3.140.250" "RECEIVED: AUTH login bm9yZXBseUByZWdzeXNpbmMuY29t" "SMTPD" 2392 12843 "2019-10-23 00:00:01.331" "192.3.140.250" "SENT: 334 UGFzc3dvcmQ6" "SMTPD" 8388 12843 "2019-10-23 00:00:01.346" "192.3.140.250" "RECEIVED: ***" "SMTPD" 83...
by mattg
2019-10-24 01:54
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Disable SSLv3 in hMailServer >5.6.8
Replies: 39
Views: 7728

Re: Disable SSLv3 in hMailServer >5.6.8

Just noticed that the latest iOS mail app now uses TLSv1.3 for mail server connections

Microsoft is still not committing
by mattg
2019-10-24 01:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines
Replies: 17
Views: 5478

Re: hMailServer Log Reading Guidelines

I think you are missing the point ALL mail that is sent by your hMailserver is FIRST received by your hmailserver Look for SMTPD lines before the log snippet that you show, that will show WHERE the message came from, and how it was received. In addition to posting MORE of your logs, also run this an...
by mattg
2019-10-23 11:21
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Issue to certificate
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Re: Issue to certificate

Is your ISP blocking port 25 Inbound?

Run the internal diagnostics and post the results please
by mattg
2019-10-22 23:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam Assistance
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Spam Assistance

Rules use the SMTP envelop FROM and TO, and not the message headers You would need to check logs in HMailserver to see what is used. I don't delete any NDRs (I like my users to see them when they get an address wrong), but I do like to get a copy... My rule (I think) catches both inbound and outboun...
by mattg
2019-10-22 12:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam Assistance
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Spam Assistance

Is your PFsense on 192.168.0.1? If so you have a config error there somewhere as that IP is 'autobanned' a lot Your Higher IP range takes precedence over the autoban IP range correctly, but a LAN device triggering Autoban typically means that you have bad password stored, or have a Trojan on that ma...
by mattg
2019-10-22 07:50
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Move messagge to another mbox
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Re: Move messagge to another mbox

Another way would be to download from the external account multiple times and simply delete the unwanted messages
by mattg
2019-10-22 07:49
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Move messagge to another mbox
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Re: Move messagge to another mbox

mattg wrote:
2019-10-22 00:54
Or you can FORWARD to another mail box and then delete the current message

* note that forward takes exactly 1 minute to commence
by mattg
2019-10-22 07:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam Assistance
Replies: 11
Views: 1511

Re: Spam Assistance

Is the .doc attachment being sent to that list a problem? To catch the NDRs you can use a global rule From contains 'mailer-daemon' AND To contains 'list@example.com' Action Forward to admin@example.com Delete mail You are confident that the problem was the compromised account that you changed the p...