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by prisma
2013-02-11 16:22
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 as stable
Replies: 37
Views: 15066

Re: 5.4 as stable

Bill, the high or critical bug reports concerned more than 2 people. And I'm sure a solution (how to reproduce it) could be found. Worst case is debugging remotely. But anyway, I'm working in development as a professional. Therefore I know not every bug can be fixed. In that case, we set the priorit...
by prisma
2013-02-08 18:23
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 as stable
Replies: 37
Views: 15066

Re: 5.4 as stable

I'd really appreciate 5.4 becoming stable. And don't understand me wrong, I'm really thankful for everybody's work within this project. And yes, I know it is freeware. But there are some really critical or high rated problems reported, that I would expect fixed in a stable version. Particularly if n...
by prisma
2012-10-24 15:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Get external emails and distribute them to LAN users?
Replies: 9
Views: 2805

Re: Get external emails and distribute them to LAN users?

The trick to get dynamic external IPs work is to set up a route for your domain to a smart host from the ISP hosting your domain and submit the mails using username+password authentication (!). If you have neither a static external IP nor a registered domain with a smarthost your able to use: Don't ...
by prisma
2012-09-26 14:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Some message remain on root dir
Replies: 5
Views: 1979

Re: Some message remain on root dir

If this happens again, don't reboot the system but rather restart hmail service.
If the messages disappear again you know hMail itself got stuck not the OS or another process.
by prisma
2012-09-26 11:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: UID does not comply with IMAP standard
Replies: 28
Views: 20564

Re: UID does not comply with IMAP standard

What about the database backends? Is it this what all people having problems with Outlook have in common? Possibly a stupid bug of differential results?
by prisma
2012-09-26 09:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: robocopy for backup purposes
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

Re: robocopy for backup purposes

Thanx Bill,

brilliant idea to use the built-in backup for database... some things are simply simple :)
by prisma
2012-09-25 21:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: robocopy for backup purposes
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

robocopy for backup purposes

Robocopy was already discussed for creating hot standby servers in combination with mySql replication. So I assume that it is somehow possible to use robocopy also for backup purposes. But I want to ask this explicit: Is it possible to backup the database file of a mssql ce installation also? Wouldn...
by prisma
2012-09-18 16:50
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMail service hangs 2-3 times a day
Replies: 12
Views: 6155

Re: hMail service hangs 2-3 times a day

Hey Bill, yes yes, you didn't answer. I only wanted to say: I'm happy to have now ANY answer. Is the change critical? Is there any chance that you're able to influence a commit regarding this? At the moment we have to restart hMailserver every night, because he stops fetching mails for several accou...
by prisma
2012-08-30 14:07
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMail service hangs 2-3 times a day
Replies: 12
Views: 6155

Re: hMail service hangs 2-3 times a day

Hey Bill, thank you for the very late answer to my question here: http://hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=21333 Would have been helpful. I was all the time searching an error at my side. Now a can deactivate debug logging... I was always scared to upgrade to 5.4. But if I knew that Martin has c...
by prisma
2012-08-30 13:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is domain sharing possible (xyz.com internal AND external)?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: Is domain sharing possible (xyz.com internal AND externa

Yes, it's possible. Create a route to you external mailserver. hMail first tries to deliver local. If this fails the route is used. By the way, we have the same setup: If you fetch mail explicit for user1, user2 and additional the catch-all-address from the external mailserver, don't use option "del...
by prisma
2012-07-13 14:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Upgrade 5.3.3 > 5.4
Replies: 14
Views: 5124

Re: Upgrade 5.3.3 > 5.4

As far as I understood, the DataDirectorySynchronizer should do the Job of shorten the filepaths, doesn't he? Am I wrong?

And if I'm wrong: Wasn't it a great idea for the final release coming very very soon... hopefully... :roll:
by prisma
2012-06-19 12:25
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cracked password
Replies: 8
Views: 4687

Re: Cracked password

Please search "user contributed scripts". I'm sure I've seen this script there but I'm not able to find it any more. Sorry :(

Dzekas, do you remember the script?
by prisma
2012-05-29 12:04
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer Admin remote
Replies: 11
Views: 7484

Re: hMailServer Admin remote

@evanrich: one way could be to write an app that uses the official hMailAdmin webfrontend and perform a transformation to optimize the website for use with gadgets. I'm not familiar with the capabilities of objective C (apple) or whatever and how to write the pipe . I already did a xslt for a xml-fi...
by prisma
2012-05-29 11:24
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 SVN Source Change logs - May 27, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 12324

Re: 5.4 SVN Source Change logs - May 27, 2012

Bill48105 wrote:

Code: Select all

Date: Friday, May 04, 2012 3:05:12 PM
Removed dependency on Internet Explorer, JET and Windows Installer. While .NET Framework 2 according to docs are dependent on IE6, it seems to work fine to install it without IE6. Server Core does not come with IE, but comes with .NET. 
reasonable!
by prisma
2012-04-23 12:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: simple(?) smtp for older network attached device
Replies: 6
Views: 1773

Re: simple(?) smtp for older network attached device

Sounds like more than a rule 'cause of "before sending/relaying". Therefore the COM-Api should help you...

Or did I misunderstand something?
by prisma
2012-04-20 12:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: simple(?) smtp for older network attached device
Replies: 6
Views: 1773

Re: simple(?) smtp for older network attached device

You checked the logfiles and there is nothing? SMTP-Logging is turned on? Can't be...

There must be a very generally configuration problem. For this reason more detailed and structured information about your setup would be helpful.
by prisma
2012-04-16 15:50
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: LATEST EXPERIMENTAL BUILD - 5.4-B2014060501
Replies: 228
Views: 141073

Re: LATEST EXPERIMENTAL BUILD - 5.4-B2011120101

OK, hey DooM,

what's the status of the 5.4 RC or release? :)
by prisma
2012-04-16 15:00
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: LATEST EXPERIMENTAL BUILD - 5.4-B2014060501
Replies: 228
Views: 141073

Re: LATEST EXPERIMENTAL BUILD - 5.4-B2011120101

Hey Bill,

what's the status of the 5.4 RC or release?
by prisma
2012-03-14 13:08
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: On Server Core: Let setup skip IE installation
Replies: 5
Views: 4870

Re: On Server Core: Let setup skip IE installation

Bill48105 wrote:Thought it was used in the gui.. Well if not then no worries.
Thanx Bill for confirming this. But we all have no worries, we know that hMail is running stable on a core installation ;) Only the setup is currently the problem and should be fixed...
by prisma
2012-03-08 14:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Install HMS 5.3 / 5.4 on Server 2008 R2 Core
Replies: 12
Views: 11912

Re: HOWTO: Install HMS 5.3 / 5.4 on Server 2008 R2 Core

Feature request done. If interested please post replies or request a change into "poll" to vote
http://hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22376
by prisma
2012-03-08 10:35
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: On Server Core: Let setup skip IE installation
Replies: 5
Views: 4870

On Server Core: Let setup skip IE installation

hMailserver is currently not supported on core installations. To be honest, I don't know why. Got it running on Server Core for years without any core specific issues. The main problem is the current setup doesn't allow to skip IE installation although the only thing needed is .net 2.0 support. Ther...
by prisma
2012-03-06 18:07
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

Done:
http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... =2&t=22365

Please Mr. Admin, delete the right item this time.
by prisma
2012-03-06 18:05
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Internal Backup With Messages but without EML Files
Replies: 8
Views: 4214

Backup only database structure without messagesfolder

Bill48105 did a change to an experimental build and added a setting named: [Settings] BackupMessagesDBOnly=0 ;Defaults to 0 or disabled This setting modifies the behaviour of the built-in full (message) backup. The aim is to backup the settings+file informations but not the data (files) folder. This...
by prisma
2012-03-06 17:23
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

The request directly BEFORE this one:
http://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewto ... =2&t=22358

It has nearly the same title, similar to the empty request above, but without the mistyping.
It's named "Backup only database structure without messagesfolder"

Thanx doom
by prisma
2012-03-06 10:13
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

Hey Bill, thank you for deleting the duplicated feature request (I could imagine you did this). But accidentally you deleted the wrong post :( The post you left is the post I tried to delete myself and it has no content. Would you please restore the "good" one? ... sometimes this forum appears to be...
by prisma
2012-03-05 16:47
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

Where do I have to submit the feature request? Or is it already done?
by prisma
2012-03-05 12:52
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

My original plan was to disable deletion completely but the 1/2 hr I allocated on it turned into 2+ hrs chasing crap in the code. I did disable the deleteall that wipes the Data folder but during the XML import there is also code that wipes domains as they are created and I already spent more time ...
by prisma
2012-02-22 19:16
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

Hey Bill,

first of all, thanks for your work. The solution you offered is a possible way. But wasn't it perfect if you skip over the deletion/creation part also if the INI value is set? Would it be a big thing to change this behaviour too? I think it would be the safer way...

Cheers
by prisma
2012-02-21 15:50
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

This absolutely makes sense! This would be the solution I need also.
The question is: storing the paths in the XML file anyway, is it a bug or a feature?

If it's a feature, it would make sense to have the option to import them.

So, Bill, what do you think about us ? ;)
by prisma
2012-02-21 12:41
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

Understand. I'm not asking because I want to use backup for a regular backup. I'm asking, because the build-in backup is the easiest way to migrate from MSSQL CE to postgres. And for this reason I need a full backup including the messages, not only the database dump. Am I right? :? ... and I really ...
by prisma
2012-02-20 11:12
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 Backup feature
Replies: 41
Views: 20228

Re: 5.4 Backup feature

I'm on the verge of converting a 3GB database from MSSQL CE to MySQL Hey Bill, I'm a little bit confused: 1. I always thought the 2GB limitation of the built-in backup is concerning the total amount of database+filefolder respectively the packed size of both. Is this wrong? What is right? 2. I read...
by prisma
2012-01-30 17:05
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Do you use hmailserver 5.4?
Replies: 71
Views: 50130

Re: Do you use hmailserver 5.4?

In Germany we say:
I don't believe any statistics I haven't counterfeit myself :)

Or in other words, the truth is in the eye of the beholder: The second big group of voters are scared MOMMY!! And they want a stable release...
by prisma
2012-01-17 22:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailserver once more nominated
Replies: 0
Views: 1802

hMailserver once more nominated

Once more hMailserver was nominated by the german number one computer magazine c't as the recommended mail server for Windows operating systems. First of all, congratulations! I totally agree with that. But it was also claimed, that some functions are only included in 5.4 which is still beta. Possib...
by prisma
2012-01-17 22:35
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailserver once more nominated
Replies: 3
Views: 2518

hMailserver once more nominated

Once more hMailserver was nominated by the german number one computer magazine c't as the recommended mail server for Windows operating systems. First of all, congratulations! I totally agree with that. But it was also claimed, that some functions are only included in 5.4 which is still beta. Possib...
by prisma
2011-11-15 12:30
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.4 SVN Source Change logs - May 27, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 12324

Re: 5.4 SVN Source Change logs

Hi Bill, thanks for your work. It's good to see someone working on the code, going open source seemed to be the right decision . I really appreciate it. So please don't misunderstand my question: Do all the changes you've made have to pass the same tests Martin used before? Are there a kind of unit ...
by prisma
2011-10-20 15:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Re: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mai

Checked the performance, is OK. Logfiles are zipped every night, so... debug logging would be OK... I hope I miss no information with debug logging. I assume debug logging is just more verbose than application?
by prisma
2011-10-20 12:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Re: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mai

No, there's no "leave messages on server" option selected. Seems to stop fetching without reason.... hmmm... without reason... I could imagine a reason. The day the problem appeared I now know for sure that there have been connectivity problems to the internet. Possibly the fetching thread for this ...
by prisma
2011-10-18 17:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Re: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mai

Good idea regarding the external webmailer. Yes, I have access. I'll definitely try this the next time and analyse the email. But there're some things that make me believe the header problem isn't the problem: 1. The last successful attempt to fetch external mail had the result of 0 messages. After ...
by prisma
2011-10-18 15:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Re: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mai

Thanks Doom for your logfile analyser !! Great, very helpful: This time it concerned only one account. This is the last fetch the server made for this account: "POP3D" 2140 5536 "2011-10-14 15:17:50.026" "212.227.15.178" "RECEIVED: +OK POP server ready H mibap4" "POP3D" 2140 5536 "2011-10-14 15:17:5...
by prisma
2011-10-18 11:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail Win 2008 AKA Permission Hell
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: Hmail Win 2008 AKA Permission Hell

Whats your setup? Were are the files located? Local or on a share? In which user context is hmailservice started? Please provide more information.
by prisma
2011-10-14 13:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Re: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mai

someone mentioned issues with large headers which has yet to be investigated fully. Yeah, I remember to have read something like this in the forum.... or the issue tracker?! Before I switch on debug logging which makes my server busy it would be nice to be able to examine the description of the kno...
by prisma
2011-10-14 12:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails
Replies: 10
Views: 3799

Hmail's pop3connector stops fetching single external mails

Hello, we're using hms 5.3.2 with SpamAssasin on the same machine. Following appeared several times and randomly: hMailServer stopped fetching SOME external mails from one single account via POP3. But he stopped not generally fetching. Half of the messages of this single account were fetched and oth...
by prisma
2011-10-12 16:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Please help me on external tool
Replies: 9
Views: 4635

Re: Please help me on external tool

Sure, I noticed you're using 4.x. But you didn't told us that you're not willing or able to update... ;) Sorry, seems to be a misunderstanding.
What kind of database do you use with a 4.x?
by prisma
2011-10-10 11:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Please help me on external tool
Replies: 9
Views: 4635

Re: Please help me on external tool

Version 5.4 provides an improved backup mechanism using 7zip. With this Version, you're problem shouldn't appear. BUT:
5.4 is still beta...
by prisma
2011-09-19 15:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HOWTO: Install HMS 5.3 / 5.4 on Server 2008 R2 Core
Replies: 12
Views: 11912

Re: HOWTO: Install HMS 5.3 / 5.4 on Server 2008 R2 Core

I did the above installation a while in the past with 5.3.2 B1769. The setup seemed to do not check whether .NET 2.0 is installed or not, and showed the download dialogue anyway. Can't say how the behaviour of a current setup routine is. I can only say, at that time I mailed Martin that this was an ...
by prisma
2011-08-03 12:23
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: I am alive
Replies: 32
Views: 14646

Re: I am alive

If one must stop hmailserver what is point of doing shadow copy? There a many reasons to do VSCs. But fact seems to be, that hmailserver has got a problem if a snapshot is done with VSS (under specific circumstances?). We're using hmailserver within a VMWARE-VM running on VMWARE-Server 2.0. This vi...
by prisma
2011-07-28 09:58
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: I am alive
Replies: 32
Views: 14646

Re: I am alive

7Zip has my vote too. Yep, me too Yep, me too. An improvement of the backup seems to be necessary and would be good reason to wait some more weeks. I like the build in backup very much, but we have nearly reached the 2gig limitation. So, I'd be the first who likes to test it !! A good reason to upd...
by prisma
2011-07-19 11:42
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: TCPServer::Run() error after upgrading to latest 5.4
Replies: 91
Views: 33276

Re: TCPServer::Run() error after upgrading to latest 5.4

@FiShBuRn: I want to upgrade to 5.4, but "mommy I'm scared". Would you please be so kind to post a summary of your steps to downgrade a 5.4 as HOWTO within "Tips & Tricks"? (Yes I know, 5.4 works great at some systems. I say some because there aren't enough beta testers. It's just good to have an op...
by prisma
2011-05-31 14:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

You're right. I'll live with this problem for a few months. At the moment I've no time for preparing and testing the update to 5.4.
by prisma
2011-05-31 14:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

I'm afraid of updating to a newer version ;) I read in this forum about some strange things in 5.3.3.
5.3.4 and 5.4 is beta... so... to answer your question: I'm running hMailServer 5.3.2 - Build 1769.
by prisma
2011-05-31 13:48
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

Got the same... "ERROR" 1276 "2011-05-27 17:53:48.806" "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM5026, Source: PersistentMessage::_WriteDataToMessageFile, Description: Message retrieval failed because message file \\fileserver\hmail\Data\mydomain.com\info\CD\{CD1F0AE5-FE23-4369-ADD5-52445D161A83}.eml did not e...
by prisma
2011-05-10 14:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Two hmailserver syncronized
Replies: 13
Views: 1752

Re: Two hmailserver syncronized

Because I'm curios: What IMAP commands do you mean? Marking with flags like "Answered" or "Forwarded" or the "move" or "delete" command? I thought that all these commands end up in an effect that is stored in the database. and the database is synchronized also... would you please be so kind to expla...
by prisma
2011-03-31 16:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

4 VMs. But really loaded are only 2 of them. The DC and the mailserver.
The other 2 are a local Linux Test-Webserver and a WSUS, what means they are more or less running idle.

Many IMAP-Clients on info@ means 3 or max. 4. Ok, that's not many... I wanted to say multiple not many :)
by prisma
2011-03-31 09:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

commandline scanning, on demand of hmailserver, no scheduled full scan.
by prisma
2011-03-30 15:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Re: Message retrieval failed because message file did not ex

On the host (fileserver) is no AV, on hMailserver VM is ClamWin.

YES I know :) , I should use ClamAV [tBB], but this Server is not heavy loaded and I'm waiting for release 5.4 for TCPIP connection between hMail and AV, simliar to spamd.
by prisma
2011-03-30 13:26
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.
Replies: 14
Views: 3052

Message retrieval failed because message file did not exist.

Sometimes I got following errors: "ERROR" 2612 "2011-03-14 17:50:03.375" "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM5026, Source: PersistentMessage::_WriteDataToMessageFile, Description: Message retrieval failed because message file \\fileserver\hmail\Data\my.org\info\29\{2985945B-9BB5-4718-A034-5F34FB8C1D2D}.e...
by prisma
2011-03-14 17:41
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Has development of hMailServer stopped?
Replies: 53
Views: 31276

Re: Has development of hMailServer stopped?

I didn't mean, that there "should" be a fault to assign to anyone, or that a fault is generally assignable. In fact, I wanted to express, that it is hard to introduce improved steps to get more beta testers or to get more response from them. It's more a question going out to everybody. How to improv...
by prisma
2011-03-14 15:51
Forum: Archived feature requests
Topic: Has development of hMailServer stopped?
Replies: 53
Views: 31276

Re: Has development of hMailServer stopped?

Freemailer, I questioned myself the same. So, Bill gave me the tip to have a look at the changes in SVN. And yes, there are changes made by martin lately (February) :) If you check the issuetracker you can also see that nearly every high and critical issue is solved or not an defect. Personally me, ...