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by mattg
2021-01-23 23:54
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7
Replies: 170
Views: 183225

Re: hMailServer 5.7

IP ranges you never want to be autobanned should be 101 or higher. I believe user autobanning overrides priority, so, for example, if you have 127.0.0.1 priority = 110, then IP 127.0.0.7 can never be locked out. However, the user account that triggered the autoban CAN be locked out. This adds secur...
by mattg
2021-01-22 11:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sent email never received. Error email received.
Replies: 5
Views: 191

Re: Sent email never received. Error email received.

Can't connect to that server: That is what I suspected Something, probably your ISP, is blocking port 25 outbound You should contact your ISP and ask about business class internet with a static IP address OR You should find a service (probably a paid service) to forward your mail gMail will do mail...
by mattg
2021-01-22 09:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 5.3 points, 5.0 required
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: 5.3 points, 5.0 required

Show the spamassassin integration page too please
by mattg
2021-01-22 01:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPF and Host not checked on EHLO <IP-Address>
Replies: 6
Views: 140

Re: SPF and Host not checked on EHLO <IP-Address>

Thanks for you reply, I of course have both enabled, SPF and host check. But both come out negative. I would just like some setting to add a score to host and spf fail. Default it can be zero, I would like to set a score to it. so many spammers and hackers are trying to get into my server. And stil...
by mattg
2021-01-21 23:36
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 266
Views: 79658

Re: Corona Virus

Here in Australia, we have compulsory voting. We get fined if we don't vote. We are told at school that we are the only country that has this, and that it is good because it prevents gangs / governments / rebels from stopping the population from getting to polling booths. We turn up at a booth, get ...
by mattg
2021-01-21 23:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SPF and Host not checked on EHLO <IP-Address>
Replies: 6
Views: 140

Re: SPF and Host not checked on EHLO <IP-Address>

Spam test: SpamTestHeloHost, Score: 0 From here >> https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/latest/?page=reference_antispam Check host in the HELO command Turn on this option if you want hMailServer to check the host name that clients has specified in the HELO command. According to the SMTP specifi...
by mattg
2021-01-21 23:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sent email never received. Error email received.
Replies: 5
Views: 191

Re: Sent email never received. Error email received.

run the internal diagnostic tests again, but leave the 'Outbound port 25 test hostname' as 'mail.hmailserver.com'
by mattg
2021-01-21 09:46
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't receive email from external
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: Can't receive email from external

Run your internal diagnostics and post the results please

ALSO
then run this >> viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
And post the output please
by mattg
2021-01-21 03:08
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 266
Views: 79658

Re: Corona Virus

Constitutional Democracy as I believe most democratic countries are is so for a reason. You elect a groupe of people to govern on your behalf (so YOU don't have to) and then YOU can go do something else. Stop interrupting them while they govern and allow them to get things done! If you believe they...
by mattg
2021-01-21 00:41
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 266
Views: 79658

Re: Corona Virus

Does your speaker of the house wield power?
Our Speaker is a token figure with little authority, and essentially a wasted vote in the house.
by mattg
2021-01-20 03:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: One hMailServer with access from different VLANs question
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: One hMailServer with access from different VLANs question

Yep, that is a fair bit of mucking around, and not on a default system. HyperV is mention as one of the solutions, and what that does is trick the OS into seeing multiple NICs, each only seeing LAN segments. Linux and BSD devices have been VLAN capable for a very long time. Most home routers, firewa...
by mattg
2021-01-20 02:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: One hMailServer with access from different VLANs question
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: One hMailServer with access from different VLANs question

but your microsoft windows operating system will propabally support VLAN .. I don't think that is correct The only Windows system that I've seen support VLANs is HyperV Server. Sure they see the LAN addresses, but not not VLANs My question is, does hMailServer is capable to run in above network con...
by mattg
2021-01-19 00:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple Instances on one DB Server
Replies: 14
Views: 215

Re: Multiple Instances on one DB Server

Just to clarify... My primary hmailserver (Windows 2003 R2 Server) is also my MySQL database server and my secondary hmailserver (Windows 2019 Essential) is my Backup-MX. Both servers currently connect to the MySQL server instance on my primary server. So, two mailservers and one database server. A...
by mattg
2021-01-17 22:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple domain, but only one certificate
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: Multiple domain, but only one certificate

Yes, however it is more 'popular' to use a FQDN like 'mail.example.com' for mail servers, rather than simply 'example.com'

Either will work
by mattg
2021-01-17 09:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Multiple domain, but only one certificate
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: Multiple domain, but only one certificate

How would your hmailserver know WHICH certificate to present upon connection request?? The way that gmail, Office365 and other mail servers work is like this Local host name = 'mail.example.com' Certificate for ='mail.example.com' All MX records are as follows Domain1 >>MX record = mail.example.com ...
by mattg
2021-01-16 05:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hmail not delivering emails anymore
Replies: 15
Views: 391

Re: Hmail not delivering emails anymore

Your LAN IP range should have a priority of say 50, or it will have no impact Higher number = higher priority ALSO, there are errors present in D:\SERVER\HMAIL\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2021-01-15.log Are the few you show, the only entries? If so, I'd like to see a copy of your eventhandlers.vbs (with ...
by mattg
2021-01-14 23:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Restore mail files
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: Restore mail files

how did you backup and restore?
by mattg
2021-01-10 03:05
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Using OpenSSL, trying to get a working SSL certificate
Replies: 8
Views: 5473

Re: Using OpenSSL, trying to get a working SSL certificate

look for a background 'window' in thunderbird, that allows you accept the self signed certificate
by mattg
2021-01-10 03:03
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Instantiation of Application object
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Re: Instantiation of Application object

To ensure that I meet the Australian laws about logging specific detail, I write custom per-domain logs Function DomainLogging(oMessage) 'custom event 'uses functions: CustomMonthlyLog 'uses globals: g_sAdminPassword 'called from: Rules Dim i, j, oDomain, temptext, oApp, Local, tempDomain Set oApp =...
by mattg
2021-01-09 02:15
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot connect to Imap
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: Cannot connect to Imap

If your hmailserver 'local host name' is the same as your web address, then you can use the same let's encrypt certificate for hmailserver (Use the 'full chain' and the 'private key' 10.0.0.2 is LOCAL LAN IP address, and not something that will work from the internet I'd remove that entry from your ...
by mattg
2021-01-09 01:20
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot connect to Imap
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: Cannot connect to Imap

ALSO you have IP ranges priorities backwards Internet should be LOWEST number, ie 5 IP ranges that you want to take precedence over Autoban should be HIGHER than 20, ie 25 Clearly your Autoban is having no effect at present Higher number = higher priority You should UP date to a newest version of Hm...
by mattg
2021-01-09 01:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot connect to Imap
Replies: 7
Views: 454

Re: Cannot connect to Imap

What is your iPhone configuration?
by mattg
2021-01-07 01:06
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 266
Views: 79658

Re: Corona Virus

Watching the U.S implode: makes you proud, doesn't it. Proud to not be American. And I say that as a European but so will Chinese, Russians, Turks and many other less tolerant countries. Perhaps one or more of these countries that you mention are pushing the social media buttons of the general popu...
by mattg
2021-01-07 00:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Slow connection
Replies: 14
Views: 1136

Re: Slow connection

gtsolid wrote:
2021-01-06 18:55
I still don't know why I have no problem using Outlook for PC.... Maybe it works in another way
Outlook doesn't upload all mail, it only syncs headers from recent mail - how recent is set in settings

If you have many GB of mail, I'm guessing that goes back a long time
by mattg
2021-01-07 00:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP & greylisting
Replies: 15
Views: 899

Re: SMTP & greylisting

In SMTP settings, there is an advanced setting called 'recipient hosts' Yours is set to 15 What this means is that if there is up to 15 MX records then hMailserver will attempt them sequentially Note your logs show connections to different IP addresses. I suspect that the greylisting is broken on th...
by mattg
2021-01-07 00:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Newsletter Subscription Error
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Newsletter Subscription Error

For what it is worth, I don't remember a single newsletter in 15 years
by mattg
2021-01-05 01:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Slow connection
Replies: 14
Views: 1136

Re: Slow connection

Yep, lets start with stats from your server How many messages per day? Typically how many simultaneous IMAP connections? Typically how many simultaneous POP3 connections? Typically how many simultaneous SMTP connections? What is the bandwidth of your network connection (where hMailservevr is install...
by mattg
2021-01-04 01:29
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Hmailserver from github does not build from source
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Hmailserver from github does not build from source

perhaps this question is better asked on Github
by mattg
2021-01-04 00:55
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with ssl
Replies: 32
Views: 2892

Re: problem with ssl

Don't think I've ever gotten reports I have (I think) the required txt records and website detail. Perhaps I need to test that setup. I am working towards DANE too. I need DNSSEC and DNS CAA, and I need to make my BIND server publicly accessible to do those. I've been working towards that for over a...
by mattg
2021-01-04 00:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!
Replies: 26
Views: 2271

Re: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!

mattg, I use Let's Encrypt Certificates but only use the 'cert.pem' and 'privkey.pem' files in hMailServer. I do not use the 'chain.pem' file because for some reason the expiration date in the 'chain.pem' file is always expired. However, while I don't have any Thunderbird Clients, I do use an Outlo...
by mattg
2021-01-04 00:02
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with ssl
Replies: 32
Views: 2892

Re: problem with ssl

On my server, I use MTA-STS, I require TLSv1.2 or TLSv1.3 with strong ciphers (I do allow NOT encrypted as fall back). I autoban high score spammers and hackers. Just done a week of tests using this regex in a rule (As provided by SorenR earlier in this thread (?i:^.*\s(ESMTP|!ESMTPA|!ESMTPS|!ESMTPS...
by mattg
2021-01-03 23:40
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HELP!! Hmailserver & Hostgator
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: HELP!! Hmailserver & Hostgator

or #3
PAY to use a service

Look into having Office365 or gmail host your domains
by mattg
2021-01-03 23:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!
Replies: 26
Views: 2271

Re: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!

... Removed selection from "Verify remote server...." from hMailAdmin -> Settings -> Advanced -> SSL/TLS 'Verify' isn't actually used much. It is used on SMTP routes, and for upstream 'External Account POP3' connections and not much else https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=29078&...
by mattg
2021-01-03 05:38
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!
Replies: 26
Views: 2271

Re: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!

Try with StartTLS Required on port 25 on your backup server's SMTP route
by mattg
2021-01-03 02:59
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!
Replies: 26
Views: 2271

Re: hMailServer Backup-MX acting weird!

I'm sure that you checked all of these settings, but just getting how this works out of my head and written down... So it has to be one of the settings specific to the IP address of your backup server, as shown on your Primary server, and different to the internet IP range OR It could be in the SMTP...
by mattg
2021-01-02 01:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HELP!! Hmailserver & Hostgator
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: HELP!! Hmailserver & Hostgator

...is there any place to specify the interval for another batch to be sent? no Hostgator support suggested this link https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewt ... 20&t=28269. But i dont know how implement it. That post says in BOLD type what you need to do for instructions for use - check the link an...
by mattg
2021-01-01 02:44
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Hmailserver - the social organiser
Replies: 26
Views: 3125

Re: Hmailserver - the social organiser

jimimaseye wrote:
2021-01-01 01:54
Happy new year!

How is 2021 so far matt?
Like a sleepy Sunday morning

No Noise, no dogs barking, no lawn mowers, adult teenagers and wife all still in bed, 'sleeping in'...it's now 10.45 am

Time for me to go and start cooking the bacon and eggs and coffee, and to make some noise
by mattg
2021-01-01 01:21
Forum: Off-topic discussions
Topic: Hmailserver - the social organiser
Replies: 26
Views: 3125

Re: Hmailserver - the social organiser

johang wrote:
2020-12-31 16:17
and i will kick off by wishing those that celebrate the new year starting at 1st of january a merry new year ( 9 hours in advance here, but should be in half of Australia by now )
Yep, that was 12:17 am my time when you posted that

Happy New Year
by mattg
2020-12-30 05:19
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Simple Auto Whitelist
Replies: 14
Views: 1845

Re: Simple Auto Whitelist

palinka wrote:
2020-12-30 01:51
The concept behind auto whitelisting is if a sender was a recipient in the past (of the current recipient), then the sender must be valid. This information is available in the hmailserver database. Why create new tables or text files to hold this info?
I like the simplicity of this concept
by mattg
2020-12-30 03:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I am thinking that this should not be allowed
Replies: 22
Views: 2433

Re: I am thinking that this should not be allowed

SorenR wrote:
2020-12-30 02:47
One use could be to let the account know when and if their password has become unsafe 8)
Google is doing this

In chrome, go to settings >> passwords and they will show you any username / password combos that are unsafe. I assume from the same list
by mattg
2020-12-29 13:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Block or Tag 126.com
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Re: Block or Tag 126.com

a script triggered from a rule

(not tested)

Code: Select all

function add126.com(oMessage)
oMessage.subject = "[126.com]" & oMessage.subject
oMessage.save
end function
Global rule

If sender contains '@126.com'
Then
Run function 'add126.com'
by mattg
2020-12-28 23:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can send emails but not receive
Replies: 7
Views: 834

Re: Can send emails but not receive

The error was probably more due to the way that the security protocols were impleneted TCPIP PORTS Connection Sec 0.0.0.0 / 25 / SMTP - SSL/TLS !! External Email Blocked !! Cert: bthubnetmailingssl 0.0.0.0 / 110 / POP3 - SSL/TLS Cert: bthubnetmailingssl 0.0.0.0 / 143 / IMAP - SSL/TLS Cert: bthubnetm...
by mattg
2020-12-28 08:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with ssl
Replies: 32
Views: 2892

Re: problem with ssl

You started me thinking. My port 25 setup is StartTLS(Optional) SMTP incoming, however a look at the logs suggests that every legitimate webserver starts TLS and only the spammers go in plain. So, my question: Is there any reason not to require TLS on port 25? I've found that many legitimate mail s...
by mattg
2020-12-24 08:38
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Sub OnHELO(oClient) progress?
Replies: 234
Views: 208862

Re: Sub OnHELO(oClient) progress?

You must use the same base version...
by mattg
2020-12-24 08:37
Forum: General discussions
Topic: From exchange 2010 to HMail
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: From exchange 2010 to HMail

search for a tool like IMAP sync

Depending on number of accounts, it might just be easier to add hmailserver account to the individual mail clients that connect to the Exchange 2010, and simply copy all mail and folders from one account to the other
by mattg
2020-12-24 08:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cant receive messages.
Replies: 5
Views: 720

Re: Cant receive messages.

ports not forwarded in router
ports not opened in firewall
https://www.hmailserver.com/documentati ... om_outside

Next step is run this and post the results >> viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2020-12-24 08:29
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?
Replies: 11
Views: 1421

Re: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?

The read operation failed literally means that your server was unable to read what was next in the I/O stream. The rest of that message says 'An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host' It means one of a couple of things #1 that there was no further transmission in the stream (ie ...
by mattg
2020-12-24 08:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Yet Another Smtp Limit
Replies: 9
Views: 997

Re: Yet Another Smtp Limit

I went in and put strong passwords on all the accounts - but there's nothing to stop them putting simple ones back... #1 change your admin password ASAP #2 they can log onto the web app to manage their own passwords with their own email address and password - they DON'T NEED TO USE ADMINISTRATOR to...
by mattg
2020-12-23 02:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?
Replies: 11
Views: 1421

Re: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?

Ah, so the log entry for a bad login/password combination does not say that but ssl error? Where is the SSL error? "DEBUG" 6916 "2020-12-12 02:45:59.732" "Creating session 64645" "TCPIP" 6916 "2020-12-12 02:45:59.732" "TCP - 193.*.*.114 connected to 192.*.*.31:995." "DEBUG" 6916 "2020-12-12 02:45:5...
by mattg
2020-12-22 04:51
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with ssl
Replies: 32
Views: 2892

Re: problem with ssl

The 'rules' say this Port 25 NONE - SMTP incoming Port 110 StartTLS (Optional) - POP3 Port 465 SSL/TLS - SSMTP Submission Port 587 StartTLS (Optional) - SMTP Submission Port 143 StartTLS (Optional) - IMAP Port 993 SSL/TLS - IMAPS Port 995 SSL/TLS - POP3S This is what I do Port 25 StartTLS(Optional) ...
by mattg
2020-12-21 00:53
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Sub OnDeliveryFailed(oMessage, sRecipient, sErrorMessage)
Replies: 27
Views: 2611

Re: Sub OnDeliveryFailed(oMessage, sRecipient, sErrorMessage)

I was going to say that I get that message ALL of the time (hundreds of times per day), but I also log AWSTATS
by mattg
2020-12-20 01:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailserver can't send or recieve emails locally w/PHPMailer "503 Bad Sequence of Commands"
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: hMailserver can't send or recieve emails locally w/PHPMailer "503 Bad Sequence of Commands"

Your issue is that different similarly named terms mean different things You should turn security off in PHP Mailer for StartTLS connections to your hMailserver StartTLS connections in hMailserver is ONLY available if you have a valid certificate installed Try turning off the IP range requirement fo...
by mattg
2020-12-20 01:36
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Copy outgoing mail to imap folder
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Re: Copy outgoing mail to imap folder

You could copy using the 'run function', you would just need to script an appropriate function

There is also 'Create and send copy'
https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewt ... =7&t=30770
by mattg
2020-12-19 01:22
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?
Replies: 11
Views: 1421

Re: Could you please explain what is going on in this log?

DrmCa wrote:
2020-12-14 02:43
What is the IP 193.*.*.114 doing?
I suspect that is a hacker trying to guess a username / password combo on port 995, and thus avoiding the autoban (Autoban is only for SMTP connections)
by mattg
2020-12-18 03:18
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Gmail "be careful with this message"
Replies: 117
Views: 5958

Re: Gmail "be careful with this message"

There is this ini setting. Does it have an impact RewriteEnvelopeFromWhenForwarding=1 ; When performing forwarding, hMailServer now keeps the original From address rather than changing to that of the forwarding account. ; This change was made to reduce risk of message delivery failures. ; To force t...
by mattg
2020-12-18 00:10
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: HOW TO: Install Spamassassin For Windows and SPAMD service
Replies: 39
Views: 106988

Re: HOW TO: Install Spamassassin For Windows and SPAMD service

run this and post the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914

ALSO, where have you installed spamassassin
by mattg
2020-12-17 23:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: TCPConnection - TLS/SSL handshake failed. Error code: 10054, Message: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the
Replies: 11
Views: 1178

Re: TCPConnection - TLS/SSL handshake failed. Error code: 10054, Message: An existing connection was forcibly closed by

Right, so you clearly get past the initial connection There will be much more log line associated with the test. The logs line you show initially include some rejections but that is to be expected when they are testing, they try different things and move on. Your screen shot shows 'no weak ciphers',...