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by katip
2017-09-08 09:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Manually delete whitelisted address
Replies: 9
Views: 1580

Manually delete whitelisted address

Hi, need a quick advise. does it matter if i remove record(s) from hm_whitelist manually? will that removal be effective immediately or a pause/resume or start/stop is required? (in case someone is curious: no, GUI is not an option as i have about 17K records created by an autowhitelist script. when...
by katip
2017-08-29 20:19
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: North Korea just fired a Missile over Japan
Replies: 10
Views: 3165

Re: North Korea just fired a Missile over Japan

this one is a dictator, the other one is actually democratically chosen :roll: sure, like Saddam was a dictator in Iraq and Mursi was a democratically elected president in Egypt. now Iraq is a happy democracy(!), Egypt is a happy(!) dictatorship :lol: :lol: btw, no, they won't get Erdogan, never, t...
by katip
2017-07-31 08:49
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Need a new antivirus
Replies: 44
Views: 16278

Re: Need a new antivirus

Then i read something intresting. Avast Business could now be used for free, and that is awesome. You only need to install the Avast software on all clients and could manage them from everywhere using a nice web-interface. On top: There are no adverts in the business edition! It's just there and do...
by katip
2017-07-28 10:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple forwarding
Replies: 12
Views: 2228

Re: Multiple forwarding

well done!
happy mailings with HMS...
by katip
2017-07-27 19:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple forwarding
Replies: 12
Views: 2228

Re: Multiple forwarding

klokyno wrote: But still I dont know how to resolve forwarding of sent mails. Honestly, to that what katip wrote I dont understand.
ok, are you sure that you proceed with a global rule (and not an account rule)?
rules for outgoing mails apply only when defined global.
by katip
2017-07-24 16:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple forwarding
Replies: 12
Views: 2228

Re: Multiple forwarding

Receive on A, forward to B,C,D I´ve tried it with rule, but from some address it receive email multiply (8-15 times) on mail address where it is forwarded. If it is forwarded just through Forward section it never receive multiple. GLOBAL rule recipientlist contains A and X-hMailServer-LoopCount < 1...
by katip
2017-07-23 15:11
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API
Replies: 10
Views: 3265

Re: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API

did some mod in the script: 1. added user defined domains/addreses. i.e. only messages from external domains are processed oRegExFrom.Pattern = "\@mydomain1\.com|\@mydomain2\.com" 2. added user defined extensions to be hashed and looked up. i.e. only MS docs, pdf, zip... attachments are processed oR...
by katip
2017-07-22 07:06
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API
Replies: 10
Views: 3265

Re: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API

ok, script works fine. my results after 1 full day: 1. got too many "*** EMPTY response from VirusTotal" 2. it looks up any attachmet, including those tiny images in signatures which are very common. this drains API quota + resources 3. yesterdays zip flood (actually wsf files) such as "01258871901_...
by katip
2017-07-21 13:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: switching smtp port, sort of working, IMAP for sending
Replies: 15
Views: 1652

Re: switching smtp port, sort of working, IMAP for sending

pilaQ wrote: and that is precisely why I asked b) - Why can I send e-mail from outside of my LAN with incoming port #25 blocked on my router?
your phone likely sends to 465 or 587. do you have them open in your router and set in your HMS?
by katip
2017-07-20 18:40
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API
Replies: 10
Views: 3265

Re: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API

SorenR wrote: They just want to know who you are
jamaisx wrote: The script is running from this morning, never received any response saying "too much requests", perhaps the limit is only for the "scan" API
thanks for comments. also promising...
let's give it a try then.
by katip
2017-07-20 16:11
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API
Replies: 10
Views: 3265

Re: Script to check attachments on VirusTotal using VT API

Actually only do the search for existing scans, so it doesn't submit the file to VT site... congrats. didn't tried it yet but idea is promising. FAQ from VT site: "The 4 requests/minute limitation of the Public API is too low for me, how can I have access to a higher quota?" there is a long answer....
by katip
2017-07-18 11:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Why my email goes in Spam folder?
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Re: Why my email goes in Spam folder?

check this: http://www.appmaildev.com/en/dkim if you don't have as output "SPF: pass", but "SPF: SoftFail", maybe your IP isn't permitted sender how to solve it? Insert your IP in SPF records... For more info check this: https://emailcopilot.com/blog/how-should-i-end-my-spf-record-all/ thanks for e...
by katip
2017-07-18 09:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Why my email goes in Spam folder?
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Re: Why my email goes in Spam folder?

erwin19 wrote: 2) I configured my IP as permitted sender.
sorry for my ignorance. what does this mean?
which email provider marks your mails as spam (hotmail, gmail...)?
note that IP based checks are only a fractal of a serious antispam system.
by katip
2017-07-17 12:01
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Setting return-path for outgoing mail
Replies: 16
Views: 3351

Re: Setting return-path for outgoing mail

EDIT: I tried this just to make sure it wasn't the script. It seems to replace the reply-to header, I wonder why it isn't replacing the return-path :? ? no idea, just pure logic. if script is correct and writes other headers properly, this means HMS writes "return-path" on a later stage after scrip...
by katip
2017-07-13 20:43
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: E-mail linking in hm_message_metadata
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: E-mail linking in hm_message_metadata

ok, all is clear. very likely this feature request will be ignored by development, because conceptually an MTA/mail server is a relay/storage point between sender and receiver. i'd suggest to open a mirrow account, access messages and do your analysing on your own client as you wish (this may violat...
by katip
2017-07-12 15:12
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: E-mail linking in hm_message_metadata
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: E-mail linking in hm_message_metadata

sounds like one of basic features of any common mail client (threaded view).
how do you mean on server side?
by katip
2017-07-07 14:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can hMailServer send email from RAW files?
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Can hMailServer send email from RAW files?

there was a tool "AutoMailer" by Arno Garrels which sends out from a drop folder. no more developed. try googling it. still available for download on various s/w sites. freeware. another alternative: Mercury's outgoing data folder is by design already a drop folder. but it's too much for just this f...
by katip
2017-07-04 11:20
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: Spamassassin Whitelisting
Replies: 4
Views: 1807

Re: Spamassassin Whitelisting

00_00 wrote:Where is the configuration file for spamassassin is prescribed?
this may help : https://spamassassin.apache.org/full/3. ... _Conf.html
by katip
2017-06-28 12:47
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving existing data to another folder
Replies: 45
Views: 4507

Re: Moving existing data to another folder

i respect the concept of keeping dynamic user data on somewhere else other than system partition. sometimes it's a lot handwork to transpose things, sometimes even impossible at all. but that's what i also generally prefer. however, especially on a busy server, placing a DB on a network drive should...
by katip
2017-06-27 15:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Moving existing data to another folder
Replies: 45
Views: 4507

Re: Moving existing data to another folder

pilaQ wrote:hMailServer Database Setup is not related to this question.
it IS. why do you move DB files? what database do you have installed?
by katip
2017-06-27 08:24
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmailserver messages index
Replies: 3
Views: 575

Re: hmailserver messages index

willypcservice wrote:I change email client and ...... boss
radical solution. congrats :lol:
by katip
2017-06-24 23:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Problem with Outlook 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1310

Re: Problem with Outlook 2010

PMJI and sorry for dumb question.
are you sure you actually connect to HMS and not something else on port 25?
by katip
2017-06-09 23:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Lost mail
Replies: 32
Views: 3437

Re: Lost mail

wild guess... check that account with an IMAP client. see its folders, especially the Junk one. why? incidentally, i'm just experiencing a similar mystery(!). two of our local POP users were complaining that one of them lately don't receive what the other sends to him. debug is clean & i can see all...
by katip
2017-06-06 16:48
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: URIDNSBL.pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Re: URIDNSBL.pm

hmm, i understand it's a bug.
anyway, we know it's there in recent JAM version. i saw this a few times recently. didn't checked logs extensively though...
thanks for feedback.
by katip
2017-06-06 14:30
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: URIDNSBL.pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

URIDNSBL.pm

has anyone encountered this : Tue Jun 6 15:21:29 2017 [-3672] warn: Use of uninitialized value $4 in concatenation (.) or string at Mail/SpamAssassin/Plugin/URIDNSBL.pm line 1042, <GEN173> line 179. ... Tue Jun 6 15:28:05 2017 [-4048] warn: dns: new_dns_packet (domain=...(.zen.spamhaus.org. type=A c...
by katip
2017-06-06 09:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Good, Free, Command Line Scanner for HMS
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: Good, Free, Command Line Scanner for HMS

many of us here use ClamAV.
together with Sanesecurity and Securitinfo signatures it's not worse than commercial AVs.
ultimate AV is the user him/herself, you know...
by katip
2017-06-03 20:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: CPConnection - TLS/SSL handshake failed
Replies: 19
Views: 5139

Re: CPConnection - TLS/SSL handshake failed

chribonn wrote:
  • HMailServer on my computer
just out of curiosity,
you send from command line to your own localhost and would like to secure this transmission?
by katip
2017-06-02 22:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delete & Move of emails more than ~20 fails through IMAP with no error
Replies: 11
Views: 3988

Re: Delete & Move of emails more than ~20 fails through IMAP with no error

PMFJI i've never used Outlook since OE times, but we know from others that it's IMAP performance is notorious. and Android client shipped with the phone is, in my experience, even worse. hence we all use K9 Mail on our work phones. our standart desktop client is Thunderbird and we've never had probl...
by katip
2017-05-26 07:16
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 3345

Re: Delay Notifications

FWIW, Every time that my script has fired for me for real (I get a copy to my notification address too) it was because the message was addressed incorrectly and would ultimately be rejected anyway i totally aggree. this delivery delay reporting and script save us a lot of trouble. typos are almost ...
by katip
2017-05-24 20:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 3345

Re: Delay Notifications

Minor imperfection: The rules get run if the number of delivery attempts is reached. If we hit 13 attempts, it'll sent the 1 hour delay notice. However, we don't know that that 13th time will fail. In fact, this isn't an imperfection. HMS just notifies that it's been 1 hour since the message has no...
by katip
2017-05-24 05:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Delay Notifications
Replies: 23
Views: 3345

Re: Delay Notifications

1) Is there any hope of this functionality being added to hMailServer? 2) Am I just missing a simple way of doing this? Yes there is. Use a global rule that says If "DELIVERY ATTEMPTS" equals 20 then action: [reply "message delayed. We are retrying etc....." or whatever.] But this doesn't show the ...
by katip
2017-05-21 18:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer - Some Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 1996

Re: hMailServer - Some Advice

SorenR wrote: I already outlined the solution for you... MobileApp -> Internet -> Webservice (XML, JSON, ?) -> hMail API.
Meeeeine Güte! you really broaden horizons here :lol:
by katip
2017-05-21 14:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer - Some Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 1996

Re: hMailServer - Some Advice

I cannot use ant other app, I need to access the admin interface from within my own Android app. Possibly I can connect via HTTP to the admin interface - then display this on the phone/tablet? Does the hMailServer have a address that I can connect to remotely? you can connect to web admin interface...
by katip
2017-05-21 13:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer - Some Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 1996

Re: hMailServer - Some Advice

Declan wrote:To access hMailServer from the Android app,
if you mean accessing admin interface from an android phone or tablet (and think you'll feel comfortable), i'd suggest to try php web interface like any other website or one of remote desktop apps from google store.
by katip
2017-05-21 06:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM
Replies: 55
Views: 18094

Re: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM

Personally I think that the single certificate matching my 'local host name' is the best option, especially if all domains hosted have an MX record that matches. +1 that's how our production server works. groupcompany1.com, groupcompany2.com, groupcompany3.com... all have same client setup (POP/IMA...
by katip
2017-05-20 14:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM
Replies: 55
Views: 18094

Re: Use Let's Encrypt Certificates with HM

Thanks for this very informative thread + sharing your experiences. i have just got my first LE certificate for my HMS at home with Winsimple letsencrypt.exe - manual option. in fact, IIS is not required, as i guessed. my webserver is different (non-MS) and i merely added a blank site mail.mydomain....
by katip
2017-05-17 19:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Simple Account Rule not working
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Re: Simple Account Rule not working

are we talking about an incoming or outgoing mail?
(account rules work only for incoming mails)
by katip
2017-05-17 11:33
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Ideas to increase administrative security / privacy
Replies: 8
Views: 2580

Re: Ideas to increase administrative security / privacy

PMFJI, pls let me understand precisely:
the guy sits in front of the box & opens a local admin session.
so what do we try to hide or protect?
by katip
2017-05-13 17:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: divert all emails with an attachment?
Replies: 16
Views: 2178

Re: divert all emails with an attachment?

4, Disable all things macro/scripting in Microsoft Office (in case anything still gets past the first 3). absolutely. i'd suggest the same for pdf readers. btw, i frequently come across many attachments in various compressed formats such as tar, tgz, taz, gz, z... very unlikely that a "normal" Wind...
by katip
2017-05-13 17:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: divert all emails with an attachment?
Replies: 16
Views: 2178

Re: divert all emails with an attachment?

i'm not sure if such scripting may be an overkill. nowadays it's difficult to see an email without some kind of attachment (signature images!) - especially in business environment.
by katip
2017-05-13 14:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: divert all emails with an attachment?
Replies: 16
Views: 2178

Re: divert all emails with an attachment?

also without scripting, you can try to check Body for attachments with regular expressions and set filters such as: Content\-Type\:\s[^\r\n]+\.xlsx\" or Content\-Disposition\:\s[^\r\n]+\.xlsx\" forward to check@domain.com delete i don't know how many bytes HMS looks into body when filtering (is ther...
by katip
2017-05-08 10:25
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Change recipient for mail SPAM
Replies: 6
Views: 6908

Re: Change recipient for mail SPAM

first turn off that script.

then write a GLOBAL RULE and move it to the top in the list.

criteria:
Subject contains [SPAM]
and
X-hMailServer-LoopCount < 1

action:
Forward to spam@example.com
Delete


does this work?
by katip
2017-05-06 19:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Auto BCC to all sent emails
Replies: 3
Views: 941

Re: Auto BCC to all sent emails

GLOBAL RULE

conditions:
X-hMailServer-LoopCount < 1
and
From contains @monitorthis.com

action:
Forward to spy@domain.com
by katip
2017-05-05 19:41
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: Change recipient for mail SPAM
Replies: 6
Views: 6908

Re: Change recipient for mail SPAM

I've created this for all message with tag [SPAM] on anti-spam is forwarder to other mail and not to the original recipient, and my mailbox for this is: spam@example.com sorry for my curiosity but... when we have "Forward & Delete" functions built in, why calling a script for the same job + header ...
by katip
2017-05-05 15:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmail & Avast
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: hmail & Avast

jimmyjams wrote: so unless I can find an old installer for Avast business...
no solution. there is (was) no installer for public download ever. it was built according to account data and offerd to download within from the account panel.

ClamAV is good enough with Sanesecurity and Securiteinfo signatures.
by katip
2017-05-05 10:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hmail & Avast
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: hmail & Avast

Avast Businesss (Cloud) Free is no more free I think. old subscriptions are still valid though.
anyway, try to signup for an account (yes, this is free!) and see what they suggest after you login.
https://id.avast.com/?target=https%3A%2 ... F#register
by katip
2017-05-04 06:08
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: "Connection to Spamassassin was lost" errors
Replies: 5
Views: 1645

Re: "Connection to Spamassassin was lost" errors

I get the error if it takes too long to process... For some unknown reason my timeout limits are giving me the finger :roll: hmm, i checked all log of yesterday. average time is 4,1 secs, max. 21,7 secs, anyways below than default min. (30 secs). https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=28...
by katip
2017-05-03 21:24
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: "Connection to Spamassassin was lost" errors
Replies: 5
Views: 1645

"Connection to Spamassassin was lost" errors

I come across to unscanned messages (spams), not frequently but 1-3 times a day. otherwise SA is working perfectly. recent occurrence: HMS tells: "ERROR" 1800 "2017-05-03 15:26:41.494" "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM5157, Source: SpamAssassinClient::OnReadError, Description: There was a communicatio...
by katip
2017-05-01 19:09
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Store and lookup SpamAssassin bayes in mySQL
Replies: 26
Views: 4752

Store and lookup SpamAssassin bayes in mySQL

i hope and suppose, using a database will speed up bayes checks and trainings in SA. First of all we create a DB for SA operations if we don't have any yet (otherwise we can use the existing one) and following tables in it (and don't overlook that INSERT after creating bayes_global_vars table): CREA...
by katip
2017-05-01 17:59
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SA bayes with mySQL
Replies: 5
Views: 1653

Re: SA bayes with mySQL

well done!

for me, "unknown" is good, indeed it's unknown :lol:
now i'm going to change our production setup. if all goes well also there, i'll post a HOW-TO.
happy Workers' Day btw... ;)
by katip
2017-05-01 16:21
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SA bayes with mySQL
Replies: 5
Views: 1653

Re: SA bayes with mySQL

however SA doesn't check bayes as if use_bayes is 0 :P weirdest things accompany my SA beginner endeavors. i started spamd service with -D hoping to find something useful. suddenly i saw that bayes has started to check :lol: restarted without -D and it keeps checking!! BTW, yes, sql user which spam...
by katip
2017-04-30 23:17
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SA bayes with mySQL
Replies: 5
Views: 1653

SA bayes with mySQL

Hi SA gurus, has anyone tried to store and read/check bayes in mySQL? i created db and tables, imported current flat db, .cf entries are all ok, even sa-learn works, service startup is clean w/o error. however SA doesn't check bayes as if use_bayes is 0 :P IMO there must be something with bayes_sql_...
by katip
2017-04-28 21:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

SorenR wrote:4: run spamassassin --lint -D

VERY long output so configure your DOS box with a large history :!:
phew! was a difficult birth (how Germans say), but done!
stats are there. thanks..
by katip
2017-04-28 18:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

just for the record:
with attached set, SA 3.4.1 & ClamAV 0.99.2 work fine here (i renamed files as location hints).
by katip
2017-04-27 18:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

Got it working :mrgreen: ehm, newbie in the class here :oops: i already got those files from ex-antispam setup (which was also running on strawberry 22) and copied to proper SA locations as suggested by tunis. now, where to go? first thing is creating a DB & tables i suppose? how to bind all this t...
by katip
2017-04-27 09:14
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: SpamAssassin Bootcamp (sa-learn) train BAYES
Replies: 125
Views: 36366

Re: SpamAssassin Bootcamp (sa-learn)

sorry for resurrecting this almost half a year old thread. it's very enlightening, but this doesn't work for me: C:\SpamAssassin\sa-learn.exe --siteconfigpath="C:\SpamAssassin\etc\spamassassin" --dbpath "C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\.spamassassin\bayes" --spam "C:\hMailServer\SPAM\*.eml" l...
by katip
2017-04-25 17:22
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: ClamAV
Replies: 1
Views: 817

ClamAV

what's happening with ClamAV :shock:
today this is the second zero-day malware i encounter - with ClamAV on top of VT listing.
knock on wood...
by katip
2017-04-25 16:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

SorenR wrote:Do you have "DBD::mysql" working ??
no, haven't got into SA /w SQL thing yet.
in fact i switched to SA last weekend (frankly spoken, after discovering that user_prefs entries are effective immediately upon saving :mrgreen: ).
got to learn a lot first ;)
by katip
2017-04-25 14:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

http://search.cpan.org/src/CFABER/File-Scan-ClamAV-1.8/lib/File/Scan/ClamAV.pm ) which is obviously incompatible (SA can't find the module when starting up). Nope, works fine here... huh, that's really weird. right now i replaced pm with v1.8 and it worked here too :P yesterday SA was throwing erro...
by katip
2017-04-25 06:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: ClamAV called by SA
Replies: 24
Views: 3620

Re: ClamAV called by SA

File::Scan::ClamAV here --> http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/CFABER/File-Scan-ClamAV-1.06/lib/File/Scan/ClamAV.pm that's it! thank you! last night i simply followed the link on SA Wiki and lost more than 1 hour with the recent release on CPAN site ( http://search.cpan.org/src/CFABER/File-Scan-ClamAV-...