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by mattg
2021-03-06 03:42
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Clean up X-Spam-Report
Replies: 74
Views: 2271

Re: Clean up X-Spam-Report

This is what I currently get -------- Forwarded Message -------- Return-Path: jacobbiggsdigitalservice@gmail.com Delivered-To: spam@example.com X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.4.2-mx.example.com (2018-09-13) on webserver.example.com.au X-Spam-Flag: YES X-Spam-Level: ************ X-Spam-Status...
by mattg
2021-03-03 02:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Feed Errors
Replies: 13
Views: 161

Re: Feed Errors

cURL is a linux thing

Needed to read web based text files etc
by mattg
2021-03-02 14:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Error 554 Too many Simultaneous Connections
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: Error 554 Too many Simultaneous Connections

Check hMailAdmin>Settings>Protocols>SMTP The max number of Simultaneous Connections should be set to zero (meaning unlimited number of connections) by default. That's Incoming I think, not outgoing. @uni What is your setting for Protocols >> SMTP >> Advanced >>Maximum number of recipients in batch ...
by mattg
2021-03-02 10:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Files locked in hMailserver / Data
Replies: 11
Views: 110

Re: Files locked in hMailserver / Data

I'm going to call antivirus

Windows Defender, i think will reinstall itself if you don't add another AV
by mattg
2021-03-02 06:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Clean up X-Spam-Report
Replies: 74
Views: 2271

Re: Clean up X-Spam-Report

We don't have cellars or basements very often in Australia (Although some houses are completely built underground in very hot regions) Normally only have basements in tall buildings for car parking.These are normally called 'Lower Ground' if only one, or B1, B2 B3 etc (where B = Basement) for multip...
by mattg
2021-03-01 04:44
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Clean up X-Spam-Report
Replies: 74
Views: 2271

Re: Clean up X-Spam-Report

Huh... it turns out that this is even simpler than I thought. If oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report") <> "" Then oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report-Test") = Replace(oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report"), "*", vbCrLf & " *") oMessage.Save End If I also replace "* [" with "[" to stop the square bra...
by mattg
2021-03-01 03:31
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Clean up X-Spam-Report
Replies: 74
Views: 2271

Re: Clean up X-Spam-Report

Huh... it turns out that this is even simpler than I thought. If oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report") <> "" Then oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report-Test") = Replace(oMessage.HeaderValue("X-Spam-Report"), "*", vbCrLf & " *") oMessage.Save End If I also replace "* [" with "[" to stop the square bra...
by mattg
2021-03-01 03:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Using home server with dynamic IP address
Replies: 8
Views: 102

Re: Using home server with dynamic IP address

The company that hosts the email addresses of the TO and the FROM rejected your forward due to your IP being on a SPAMHAUS list

You will need to contact them
by mattg
2021-03-01 02:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Autoban not working?
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Re: Autoban not working?

I have port 25 AUTH blocked, so they wouldn't even had the opportunity to try at my server (on port 25 at least)
by mattg
2021-02-28 23:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Using home server with dynamic IP address
Replies: 8
Views: 102

Re: Using home server with dynamic IP address

ALSO
Please show the internal diagnostics

AND
Run this and post the results
by mattg
2021-02-28 04:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: The simplest possible question about SSL certificates
Replies: 19
Views: 169

Re: The simplest possible question about SSL certificates

Boom boom boom - good work SorenR I know that this is the simplest possible question about certificates but in all of the explanations and tutorials, all of them meta out one vital bit of info. this is NO simple question I agree I find that a certificate for mail.example.com doesn't always meet expe...
by mattg
2021-02-26 05:07
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Email sending error 550
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Email sending error 550

karishma wrote:
2021-02-26 04:14
Is it possible to anyhow send out email from external address to another external address?
That is set in IP ranges

Don't do that to the internet IP range or you will become an open relay

ALSO, please realize that most recipient servers will see these messages as spam
by mattg
2021-02-26 01:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Email sending error 550
Replies: 8
Views: 179

Re: Email sending error 550

karishma wrote:
2021-02-25 15:18
I am running hmailserver 5.4.2 on windows server 2012.
Thats SEVEN years old

You should update to latest
by mattg
2021-02-26 01:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Attachment Block
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: Attachment Block

I have this ini setting DNSBLChecksAfterMailFrom=0 ; DNSBLChecksAfterMailFrom now works. It was removed during the re-design of the spam protection but have been added again. ; By default, hMailServer runs DNS blacklists checks after SMTP/MAIL FROM. ; Some users prefer to have it running after the S...
by mattg
2021-02-25 02:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Understanding the SSL/TLS ciphers list
Replies: 20
Views: 8067

Re: Understanding the SSL/TLS ciphers list

I ran into the same issue when... testing my mail server at https://internet.nl/... I thought I ran a pretty tight mail and web server, I generally get A or A+ on most test sites I got a 55% for web and 61% for email on this site. Is IPv6 widely available in the EU? Many providers in Australia don'...
by mattg
2021-02-25 02:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Mail collector from the provider's external server.
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Mail collector from the provider's external server.

the email you are retrieving via POP3 IS ALREADY RECEIVED! OK. But these e-mails are spam or addressed to users that have been deleted. These emails must be deleted, and the sender must be informed about the delivery error. lets step through this Sender sends to your providers external server The P...
by mattg
2021-02-23 00:48
Forum: SpamAssassin implementation discussions
Topic: SA temp files picked up by windows defender virus
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: SA temp files picked up by windows defender virus

In my Ubuntu version of SpamAssassin, in the init file I set the temp directory

export TMPDIR=/tmp


The init file is essentially the script that sets SpamAssassin to run like a Windows service
by mattg
2021-02-23 00:41
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Official and self-signed Certificate manual for hmail [SSL]
Replies: 111
Views: 156836

Re: Official and self-signed Certificate manual for hmail [SSL]

If you have purchase a certificate or acquired a let's encrypt certificate - then they may well have also issued a chained certificate to you I just load the 'chained certificate and the key (from lets Encrypt) into hmailsevrer 'certificates' - I don't need to combine anything If you manually need t...
by mattg
2021-02-22 05:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Login
Replies: 17
Views: 366

Re: Login

You should read the technical knowledge section at the bottom of this page https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=system_requirements From the questions that you are asking, it seems to me that you don't have the required skill set to run a mailserver You should either look for anoth...
by mattg
2021-02-22 03:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Running a Python Script from a Rule or Server Event?
Replies: 12
Views: 266

Re: Running a Python Script from a Rule or Server Event?

ALSO, is python available to the windows USER that hMailserver runs under
by mattg
2021-02-16 10:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Long time for 250 Queued
Replies: 15
Views: 325

Re: Long time for 250 Queued

Ah yep, so it is

hold up could be AV at either end, or firewall inspecting packets somewhere
I'd check the computers with the mail client installed, and check the antivirus settings on those
by mattg
2021-02-16 05:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Long time for 250 Queued
Replies: 15
Views: 325

Re: Long time for 250 Queued

It could ALSO be the recipient server doing the scanning, of which you will have no control over
by mattg
2021-02-16 05:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Emails not getting delivered
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Emails not getting delivered

make sure username is in the form 'user@domain.com'
by mattg
2021-02-16 05:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Unable to install using mysql
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Re: Unable to install using mysql

You need the 32 bit version of the dll because hMailserver 5.6.X and below are all 32 bit applications

Even if you use 64 bit MySQL, you still need the 32 bit version of the dll

(The error actually tells you that too)
by mattg
2021-02-15 14:54
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Location of forwarding delay setting in source
Replies: 15
Views: 380

Re: Location of forwarding delay setting in source

It's forwarding of ALL emails, not just the ones POPd from elsewhere, if that helps

ie a message is received via SMTP and is forwarded, it will be forwarded EXACTLY 60 second later
by mattg
2021-02-14 11:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Login
Replies: 17
Views: 366

Re: Login

With a mail client like thunderbird or Outlook using those account@domain + password credentials = yes
by mattg
2021-02-14 11:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Checking for DKIM Signature
Replies: 21
Views: 718

Re: Checking for DKIM Signature

RvdH wrote:
2021-02-14 09:18
Do you have that many timeouts using spamassassin on Ubuntu?
Not lots (but enough to annoy me)

8 so far this month
41 in January 2021
by mattg
2021-02-14 00:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Checking for DKIM Signature
Replies: 21
Views: 718

Re: Checking for DKIM Signature

1 and 2 are related events If SpamAssassin times out, then no score is added to hMailserver. I score in SpammAssassin from negative 500, so SpamAssassin headers SHOULD always be added if the score is returned in time I have a SpamAssassin rule that adds 2.2 to all SpamAssassin scores, to match what ...
by mattg
2021-02-13 23:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

What hardware or software solutions do you recommend? First, let me say I'd only suggest going down this technically complex road if you are already subscribing to the fastest broadband you can afford and this service used alone is a performance bottleneck for your use cases. That's not me Also, my...
by mattg
2021-02-13 09:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

... you should look into a channel-bonding solution that shares the two WAN interfaces for connectivity to cloud aggregation, and converges on a single gateway there. Can this work with IPv6? What hardware or software solutions do you recommend? IPv6 doesn't need / use NAT I just set my hMailserver...
by mattg
2021-02-13 05:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

If you are only using the 4G connection for availability and not capacity, my recommendation is that you setup the router for true active/backup, and only bring up the 4g nic when the primary route is compromised, like when some remote service is unreachable. Yes I do that I have 2 primary WAN IP P...
by mattg
2021-02-13 03:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

Active / Active / Inactive / Spare (unused) WAN 3 is via a SIM card and 4G modem, and is set to failover. This works for outgoing only, as in Australia, it is (or least was) impossible to get static IP address on 4G WAN1 is my main / long term IP (IPv4) WAN2 is intended as by backup , but is both IP...
by mattg
2021-02-13 03:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Checking for DKIM Signature
Replies: 21
Views: 718

Re: Checking for DKIM Signature

I really do not see what you are planning to do with this....such a waste of time and resources on the server simply use SpamAssassin (which does a better job checking DKIM anyway) and set scores accordingly SpamAssassin often doesn't respond in time, and hMailsevrer ignores the result If have a ru...
by mattg
2021-02-13 03:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam on same domain email addresses
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: Spam on same domain email addresses

What about forwarding to the gMail account (in hmailserver) rather than getting gMail to POP3 it
by mattg
2021-02-13 03:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

I only have one server, and a Multi-WAN router

I can only set one greeting, hence the 'DOMAIN NAME'
by mattg
2021-02-12 11:23
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam on same domain email addresses
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: Spam on same domain email addresses

Yes, if the original destination account is same domain and both are hosted on your hMailserver, the message won't be DKIM signed
by mattg
2021-02-12 04:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

I think I must have already asked the ISP to change the RDNS (it was the MX2 ipaddress)

My local host name is [FQDN]

my 1st ISP connection has a RDNS of [FQDN]
My 2nd ISP connection has a RDNS of mx2.[FQDN]

i can't have the same RDNS for two IP addresses can I??
by mattg
2021-02-12 02:07
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Easy Set Up DKIM signatures on Hmailserver
Replies: 41
Views: 66227

Re: HOW TO: Easy Set Up DKIM signatures on Hmailserver

Is that at the recipeint's mail server ?

If you have a gmail account send a message to that, they show good info on DKIM signing
by mattg
2021-02-12 02:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spam on same domain email addresses
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: Spam on same domain email addresses

Mrns wrote:
2021-02-11 13:39
...when gmail downloads them...
Explain this bit please
by mattg
2021-02-12 02:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

Your reply also ended in my spam folder I have 2 public IPv4 addresses, perhaps this is the cause (both are MX records for my domain) This >> https://serverfault.com/questions/997288/amavis-spamassassin-forged-spf-helo-and-spf-helo-pass suggests that HELO_NOT_RDNS is one of the sub rules, and depend...
by mattg
2021-02-11 03:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

Anyways, with scripting I have previously used a lot of "eventlog.Write()" and when they stop there is a bug in the script ;-) That also gives you a hint about where in the script it occur. I write lots of logs, and my server is pretty busy (Over a thousand messages per day) Can I PM you my complet...
by mattg
2021-02-11 01:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

You are probably correct
Any ideas on how to read the minidumps...
by mattg
2021-02-10 23:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown
Replies: 37
Views: 1172

Re: hMailServer Service spontaeously starting after shutdown

I often get a rogue connection that seems to cause my hMailserver to generate a minidump

This minidump also triggers a restart of hMailserver
Only way that I can tell often is that the 'running since' date and time in the status tab has changed

I ALWAYS have the Admin Gui open
by mattg
2021-02-09 05:39
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7
Replies: 16
Views: 1188

Re: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7

I only allow port 25, 465 and 993 through my firewall - on my primary server. My secondary server (BackupMX) publish all ports but no local domains/accounts defined. Eventhandler harvest all requests to "client" ports and update my AutoBan lists in both servers with a 3 month ban. 8) So, where I al...
by mattg
2021-02-09 01:46
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7
Replies: 16
Views: 1188

Re: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7

SorenR wrote:
2021-02-08 13:49
You may find this interesting.
That looks like a sender 'request' to force StartTLS, and not allow unencrypted connections.

I allow unencrypted mail from another server on port 25, but all client connections to my server must be encrypted connections, and that includes for mail submission
by mattg
2021-02-08 05:33
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7
Replies: 16
Views: 1188

Re: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7

@SorenR
As a matter of interest, what does your 'TCP/IP ports' settings look like?
by mattg
2021-02-08 04:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SSL/TLS handshake failed & Verify False
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Re: SSL/TLS handshake failed & Verify False

Unfortunately I get the error "Performing SSL / TLS handshake for session 303. Verify certificate: False" This simply means that hmailserver is not going to verify the certificate, not that it couldn't verify the certificate... hMailserver only verifies certificates in some few specific instances, ...
by mattg
2021-02-08 02:27
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7
Replies: 16
Views: 1188

Re: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7

NO ports are "STARTTLS Required" ... Where on earth did you get that info? And while the RFCs don't say that, what I reported is what happens for the likes of gMail, Office365 and all major hosting companies The words I used were This is industry standard It is also best industry practice at the mo...
by mattg
2021-02-08 02:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can i do this with HMailServer?
Replies: 9
Views: 651

Re: Can i do this with HMailServer?

IMDGTM wrote:
2021-02-07 09:17
...and send a dummy mail to inform client like "Email not secured"
As a matter of interest, what are you expecting is actually 'secured'...?
by mattg
2021-02-06 21:53
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7
Replies: 16
Views: 1188

Re: SSL Certificates in HMailServer version 5.6.7

A few technical errors This is industry standard 0.0.0.0/25 = SMTP via StartTLS Optional 0.0.0.0/110 = POP3 via StartTLS Required 0.0.0.0/143 = IMAP via StartTLS Required 0.0.0.0/465 = SMTP via SSL/TLS 0,0,0,0/587 =SMTP via StartTLS REQUIRED 0.0.0.0/993 = IMAP via SSL/TLS 0.0.0.0/995 = POP3 via SSL/...
by mattg
2021-02-06 21:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up
Replies: 28
Views: 3130

Re: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up

what is hidden in this file?: C:\Program Files (x86)\hMailServer\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2021-02-05.log According to the diagnostics that file doesn't exist you have IPV6 enabled I'd simply disable that to see if your problem is solved I've seen many times where turning off IPv6 solves networking is...
by mattg
2021-02-06 01:04
Forum: General discussions
Topic: avoid local delivery
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: avoid local delivery

No switch, but you can use routes to force delivery to non-local accounts. https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=reference_route Please note that this ONLY works where the domain is hosted on your hMailserver but the account is not If there is a local account on hMailserver, mail w...
by mattg
2021-02-06 01:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up
Replies: 28
Views: 3130

Re: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up

@PugzPOE
Why did you set the default domain as you have done?
You should probably remove that
by mattg
2021-02-06 00:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: sslv3 alert bad certificate
Replies: 4
Views: 889

Re: sslv3 alert bad certificate

On a older windows machine running an email client, using a Microsoft mail product (eg Outlook, Mail etc)

This should NOT affect the machine running hMailserver, as hMailserver uses OpenSSL
by mattg
2021-02-05 00:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Block specific incoming email ...
Replies: 13
Views: 660

Re: Block specific incoming email ...

make sure that you use the SMTP envelope FROM and not the Message FROM

The SMTP envelope FROM is in the SMTP logs
by mattg
2021-02-05 00:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up
Replies: 28
Views: 3130

Re: So Im A Noob At Hmail Server, I Want To Set it up

ALSO, have you opened mail ports in your firewall, and forwarded them from your router
by mattg
2021-02-04 23:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help! Block Some Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook.com email
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Help! Block Some Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook.com email

That message was marked as spam by Spamassassin and then by hMailserver What am I missing? Matt, you didn't miss anything. Only that the delete threshold is still slightly higher and thus it won't get deleted, but due to some issue, I can't lower down the delete threshold. And that's why I'm facing...
by mattg
2021-02-04 07:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Help! Block Some Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook.com email
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Help! Block Some Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook.com email

That message was marked as spam by Spamassassin and then by hMailserver

What am I missing?
by mattg
2021-02-02 15:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: .key file from Godaddy SSL
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: .key file from Godaddy SSL

What does GoDaddy Say about how to use the product that they sell?
by mattg
2021-02-01 16:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Purpose of Externals\CA ???
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: Purpose of Externals\CA ???

I've yet to find the time to figure out how to configure it to send mail to other domains on the Internet. Nothing to configure if you can access port 25 outgoing (use internal diagnostics to test) There is a flag in SMTP settings that uses StartTLS where available for outgoing mail, which I think ...