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by mattg
2021-06-24 01:00
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Debug script - open smtp session increase
Replies: 1
Views: 16

Re: Debug script - open smtp session increase

I'd guess that your download script doesn't time out

Perhaps remove the error bypass, and see what happens then
by mattg
2021-06-24 00:58
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Some emails are not being checked for spam by Spamassasin
Replies: 17
Views: 49

Re: Some emails are not being checked for spam by Spamassasin

Also, size used is the size identified by the sending server, not the actual file size "SMTPD" 1324 2300 "2021-06-23 16:22:55.411" "209.85.222.170" "RECEIVED: MAIL FROM:<engr4civil@gmail.com> SIZE=1116827" "SMTPD" 1760 2299 "2021-06-23 16:22:55.457" "209.85.222.171" "RECEIVED: MAIL FROM:<engr4civil@...
by mattg
2021-06-22 13:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SpamAssassinClient::OnReadError, Description: There was a communication error with SpamAssassin
Replies: 6
Views: 51

Re: SpamAssassinClient::OnReadError, Description: There was a communication error with SpamAssassin

If you think it is concurrent with multiple messages, how many child threads are set in your SpamAssassin config
by mattg
2021-06-21 05:53
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Can not send Email Outside and inside from Hmailserver
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Can not send Email Outside and inside from Hmailserver

and also run this and post the results https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914 Test: Test local connect Connecting to TCP/IP address in MX records for local domain domain chega.tl... Trying to connect to host chega.tl... Trying to connect to TCP/IP address 103.102.0.28 on port ...
by mattg
2021-06-20 04:43
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't send email to internet
Replies: 17
Views: 143

Re: Can't send email to internet

Run this an d post the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914

You need a FQDN in SMTP >> Delivery of email >> Local host name
by mattg
2021-06-20 04:41
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Issues Sending or Receiving Emails after setup
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Issues Sending or Receiving Emails after setup

If you are still having trouble, run this and post the results

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2021-06-19 01:17
Forum: General discussions
Topic: black hole address
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: black hole address

jimimaseye wrote: ↑
2021-06-18 17:09
create a mailbox with a rule which delete any incoming message

Message size > 0

will do it.
I always use > -1 for message size to be sure to catch all of them

I sometimes find some messages say that they have message size =0
by mattg
2021-06-15 01:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

I script on 'OnClientConnect' to help catch these type of bots.

Tricky though when the bot is on a known IP address that is also used by a regular user
Definitely good work and a good catch
by mattg
2021-06-15 00:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Configuring SMTP Authentication and Security (Port 25)
Replies: 9
Views: 119

Re: Configuring SMTP Authentication and Security (Port 25)

And what this stops is anyone from using port 25 to AUTH (including your known users)

The idea is that you get your known users to AUTH on port 587 (startTLS required) or port 465 (SSL/TLS)
The only people then that will try to AUTH on port 25 will be hackers and spammers
by mattg
2021-06-14 00:19
Forum: General discussions
Topic: problem with ssl
Replies: 46
Views: 7427

Re: problem with ssl

... doesn't hMailServer need to support DANE for it to be of any use when managing a hMailServer? Not at all (But it would be nice if it did) You can have DANE records like you have SPF >> completely unrelated to settings in your hmailserver Also, I could not get WinCertes to work this month and tr...
by mattg
2021-06-13 11:03
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

Do you have an active IPv6 connection to your hMailserver?
by mattg
2021-06-13 10:09
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

@matt, https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=230593#p230593 Could it be due to Wait(sec)? Drop it or at least change it to another method, if i remember right a had mixed results using timeout.exe (eg: swallowing memory!) and used powershell.exe on Server 2016/2019 Do not use sleep.exe,...
by mattg
2021-06-13 09:08
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

If you believe that the eventhandlers.vbs is causing this, please show a full copy of your eventhandlers.vbs

Please remove any passwords first (or replace with 'PASSWORD')
by mattg
2021-06-13 03:09
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: Unable to find the recipient's email server. The DNS query has failed.
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Re: Unable to find the recipient's email server. The DNS query has failed.

You could also try a different DNS Which DNS are you using? (Google's free DNS is 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) You can use the hMailserver to check an email address, it just uses the Windows default DNS, so you'd get the same result using NSLOOKUP at a command prompy It's also possible that you have a rogue...
by mattg
2021-06-13 03:06
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

I disabled the hmailserver antivirus by unticking it but seems to be the same. 😭 Reboot the machine with hMailserver installed on it after doing this. Machine server has been rebooted as soon as memory is in crucial stage but nothing happened. It went back to the same memory consumption, tried to s...
by mattg
2021-06-12 02:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 The host name specified in HELO does not match IP address
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: 550 The host name specified in HELO does not match IP address

palinka wrote: ↑
2021-06-11 16:26
ashtec014 wrote: ↑
2021-06-10 13:56
X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=3.3 required=3.0
That's a very low threshold.
required=-500.0

(that's negative 500)
it's all horses for courses. I depends on what you do with the numbers.

I add negative SpamAssassin scores to my hmailserver spam scores (to make them negative)
by mattg
2021-06-11 04:22
Forum: User-submitted tutorials
Topic: Can not send Email Outside and inside from Hmailserver
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Can not send Email Outside and inside from Hmailserver

You set your own IP address as the SMTP relayer

Remove that and leave it blank, unless you are using an external relay

Post the new internal diagnostics, and also run this and post the results
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2021-06-10 23:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook problems
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: Outlook problems

tkpaul92 wrote: ↑
2021-06-10 13:57
Why, is this normal/expected?
Isnt this filename bound to messageid, what causes a new filename to be chosen?
A new messageID

Each message has at least two
https://www.hmailserver.com/documentati ... e_database
by mattg
2021-06-09 23:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: PTR error on SMTP relay.
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: PTR error on SMTP relay.

Need the next 5 minutes of logs please

That log snippet shows connection to the relay at the end and then the logs stop
by mattg
2021-06-09 11:32
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Public Folder permissions
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Public Folder permissions

I'm in Toowoomba (Not really the outback, but certainly not the coast. We are 120 KM west of Brisbane, on the top of the range.
Snow expected just down the road at Stanthorpe tonight - Yes snow in Queensland. It is cold for us!!
by mattg
2021-06-09 08:14
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Public Folder permissions
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Public Folder permissions

Yep if they can see the 'list' of emails, they can see the entire email Can't hide the subject, TO, FROM etc headers I have used this for workflow for invoice approval and payment Invoice is moved or forwarded ('insert' permission) to manager folder 'for approval' manager can move to (insert permiss...
by mattg
2021-06-09 06:44
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Public Folder permissions
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Public Folder permissions

I use public folders a lot

What exactly are you hoping to achieve?
by mattg
2021-06-08 00:09
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: TLS certificate check
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: TLS certificate check

No, I simply use the UNC path in the hMailserver GUI My certificate file is \\192.168.0.100\example.com\fullchain.pem My private key file is \\192.168.0.100\example.com\privkey.pem Where the \\192.168.0.100\example.com\ is /etc/letsencrypt/live/example.com/ on my Ubuntu webserver LetsEncrypt issues ...
by mattg
2021-06-07 15:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

Also, what database are you using?
by mattg
2021-06-07 15:30
Forum: General discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory
Replies: 46
Views: 643

Re: hMailServer 5.7 High Usage Memory

Check for local Antivirus and AntiSPam connections from hMailserver

I run ClamAV and SpamAssassin on a local UBUNTU server
My hMailserver 5.7 b2752 is currently running with 440 MB RAM, of an available 12 GB

(ALSO, please be aware that 5.7 is ALPHA is not really ready for production use)
by mattg
2021-06-07 15:26
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: TLS certificate check
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: TLS certificate check

On my Ubuntu I created a Samba share that is accessible from my hMailserverv windows machine ( I may use custom credentials to run the hmailserver SERVICE that have the appropriate SAMBA permissions) You should be able to run SAMBA on FreeBSD/PFsense hMailserver only needs read access to the letsEnc...
by mattg
2021-06-07 09:01
Forum: General discussions
Topic: List-Unsubscribe Headers
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: List-Unsubscribe Headers

Apparently there is also a similar Australian Law called the Australian SPAM Act of 2003. I just Googled this also. Yes indeed You don't need an unsubscribe header though, just a way for people to unsubscribe In saying that adding an unsubscribe header is pretty trivial, once you have the mechanism...
by mattg
2021-06-07 01:44
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: TLS certificate check
Replies: 9
Views: 397

Re: TLS certificate check

If your certificate expires there should be lots of errors in your hMailserver log files I use lets encrypt on my Ubuntu webserver (because it is far easier than using win-acme), and have shared the certificate folder to my hmailserver. hMailserver picks up the latest certificate every time it resta...
by mattg
2021-06-07 01:35
Forum: User contributed hMailServer 5 scripts
Topic: HOW TO: Read database Messages file to check the physical file exists
Replies: 36
Views: 13243

Re: HOW TO: Read database Messages file to check the physical file exists

I need to run this as I am getting an error after migrating from 5.6 to 5.7 similar to this: "ERROR" 10636 "2021-06-06 10:52:23.688" "Severity: 3 (Medium), Code: HM5026, Source: PersistentMessage::EnsureFileExistance, Description: Message retrieval failed because message file C:\Program Files\hMail...
by mattg
2021-06-06 09:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cannot send mail via my server
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Cannot send mail via my server

You may want to run this to show us your setup so we can check it https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914 Or at very least do some open relay tests to make sure that your system is safe (The default IP ranges setup is safe, and should have seen emails from you go through smoothl...
by mattg
2021-06-05 22:56
Forum: General discussions
Topic: SMTP Relay
Replies: 11
Views: 425

Re: SMTP Relay

did you add the DKIM signing to the domain in Hmailserver?


Run this and post the results please >> viewtopic.php?f=20&t=30914
by mattg
2021-06-05 02:02
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Identifying NDRs
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Identifying NDRs

I use rules
From Contains 'mailer-daemon'

Seems to catch them all
by mattg
2021-06-04 09:12
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Cant send to gmx.de
Replies: 27
Views: 442

Re: Cant send to gmx.de

Do you have SMTP logs of when GMX rejected your mail??
by mattg
2021-06-04 03:37
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Does Not Clean Up Open POP3 Session When Error Received And Ends Session
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Does Not Clean Up Open POP3 Session When Error Received And Ends Session

connections get left open to time out on their own for a number of reasons, including internet connections dropping out, or spammers/hackers just dropping connections rather than closing them. Perhaps in the case, it is the other way around, and hmailserver just drops the connection but the mail cli...
by mattg
2021-06-04 00:19
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Does Not Clean Up Open POP3 Session When Error Received And Ends Session
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: hMailServer 5.6.8-B2538 Does Not Clean Up Open POP3 Session When Error Received And Ends Session

perhaps hmailserver closing the connection doesn't close the thread, and it just times out by itself later...

Check for open connections using Netstat, after hMailserver closes the connection
by mattg
2021-06-04 00:13
Forum: General discussions
Topic: HMS + several domains + SSL certs for each domain
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: HMS + several domains + SSL certs for each domain

WIll HMS support multiple domains with SSL-Certs on the same port using 1 public IP? (993/995/465) How would hMailserver (or any server) know which certificate to use for a given port connection? You either need to pick one (as Palinka Describes, and how Office365, gMail etc all do this) OR You use...
by mattg
2021-06-04 00:05
Forum: General discussions
Topic: 550 Delivery is not allowed to this address
Replies: 24
Views: 8273

Re: 550 Delivery is not allowed to this address

don't know about the B2555 version

This is the latest RvdH build >> viewtopic.php?p=228140#p228140

#9 Treat authenticated users as localsender if the sender is authenticated and AuthUserIsLocal=1 INI setting Office 2016/2019 Bug
by mattg
2021-06-03 03:16
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.8 - final?
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: 5.6.8 - final?

Martin is the only person who can do that
by mattg
2021-06-01 11:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Database version could not be detected.
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Re: Database version could not be detected.

I think you need to ensure that you have dotnet 3.5 installed
by mattg
2021-06-01 06:40
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Message-ID in Logs
Replies: 8
Views: 261

Re: Message-ID in Logs

To mattg, we only send transactional email on behalf of reputable firms or local authorities the majority of whom deal with vulnerable groups in society. That is our business model and we aim to promote clean and efficient systems. Through no fault of the organisations we operate on behalf of, we s...
by mattg
2021-06-01 06:35
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No Clients (desktop, mobile app) receive mail
Replies: 12
Views: 368

Re: No Clients (desktop, mobile app) receive mail

Virus scanner: might explain a possible problem on windows, but why would my Android Bluemail app not receive mails? Or the virusscanner on the server would suddenly block all the mailtraffic. Server side Antivirus may make traffic slow (especially where attachments are involved), It may break SSL ...
by mattg
2021-06-01 03:10
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook problems
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: Outlook problems

Outlook with IMAP doesn't create pst storage pst storage is POP3 Check your outlook account settings, especially if you are accessing this one email address from multiple computers Yes, I am aware of that, how is that relevant though? You mentioned pst storage... Did you double check your outlook s...
by mattg
2021-05-31 00:01
Forum: Development & alpha discussions
Topic: 5.6.8 - final?
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: 5.6.8 - final?

Over 4000 downloads of that version to date
https://www.hmailserver.com/download_archive
by mattg
2021-05-30 23:36
Forum: Scripting
Topic: Message-ID in Logs
Replies: 8
Views: 261

Re: Message-ID in Logs

Swerve wrote: ↑
2021-05-30 14:08
What I wanted to do is use hmail to send and cleanse email bounces & report on successful delivery....
There is a point at which SPAM peddlers and the like are not bounced by my system - I simply delete the message, and block the IP address of the sender.

I'm not alone
by mattg
2021-05-30 23:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Limit outgoing messages
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Limit outgoing messages

norponto wrote: ↑
2021-05-30 20:38
seems that the script work fine in normal use but when over spam attack don,t have time to work..... :roll:
Not at all

That script requires AUTH to be functional
You had clearly broken AUTH with your settings


Can you update to latest version of hMailserver, and then run the diagnostics again
by mattg
2021-05-30 04:50
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No connection to the local hMailServer
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: No connection to the local hMailServer

1. a local non-Ip url mySig.com Do you own that domain name? What do you mean by local non-ip? ALSO, this is not the domain used when you run the tests 5. When I try to log the attempt form MT5 to hMail - nothing is logged. No logs mean no connection if logging is enabled 6. The diagnostics looks n...
by mattg
2021-05-30 04:42
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Weird error cause minidumps with 5.6.8-B2555.Custom
Replies: 34
Views: 735

Re: Weird error cause minidumps with 5.6.8-B2555.Custom

I never said it was safe to use, but i suspect it is in there to be backward compatible with 5.6.7 (openssl 1.0.x) The hmailserver usage goes beyond SorenR preferences... and what's the point disabling it if you do not allow it anyway? I think that disabling weak ciphers stops TLS renegotiation to ...
by mattg
2021-05-30 04:34
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Outlook problems
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: Outlook problems

Outlook with IMAP doesn't create pst storage

pst storage is POP3

Check your outlook account settings, especially if you are accessing this one email address from multiple computers
by mattg
2021-05-30 04:31
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Limit outgoing messages
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Limit outgoing messages

do you have security options set under TCP/IP?

If so remove them and mark all options as NONE (you don't have a certificate installed)

And the error logs show that you WERE trying to use ClamAV locally. This is currently not set as per your configuration
by mattg
2021-05-29 03:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: No Clients (desktop, mobile app) receive mail
Replies: 12
Views: 368

Re: No Clients (desktop, mobile app) receive mail

ALSO, timeouts can be caused by firewalls or edge device, or Antvirus software on the server, inspecting mail

Make sure that there is none of those in your environment
by mattg
2021-05-29 03:33
Forum: General discussions
Topic: FP's on hostname lookup
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: FP's on hostname lookup

Perhaps the non-standard second Received header tricked up hMailserver...
by mattg
2021-05-29 03:27
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Limit outgoing messages
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Limit outgoing messages

Logs existed yesterday

Code: Select all

Error:    C:\Program Files\hMailServer\Logs\ERROR_hmailserver_2021-05-27.log - !! ERRORS PRESENT !!
You have AGAIN changed to REQUIRE AUTH for External to LOCAL on internet range
You will not be able to receive any mail
by mattg
2021-05-28 08:49
Forum: General discussions
Topic: DKIM without accepting mail for the domain
Replies: 12
Views: 318

Re: DKIM without accepting mail for the domain

...and send email through hmailserver, it fails because it cannot find the user locally. Is there any way to not have it try to accept mail, or do I have to use another application for this at this point? SMTP route will fix that If the account exists locally, it will ALWAYS be delivered locally If...
by mattg
2021-05-28 00:11
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Limit outgoing messages
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Limit outgoing messages

Ok, since you have played with the settings (since the logs) you have stopped your server from receiving any mail IP: 0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255 Priority: 10 Name: Internet Allow connections Other SMTP: True Antispam : True POP3: True Antivirus: True IMAP: True Allow Deliveries from Require Authentic...
by mattg
2021-05-27 22:39
Forum: General discussions
Topic: can we use several domains on hmailserver
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: can we use several domains on hmailserver

In Hmailserver GUI Add domain >> add accounts Rinse & Repeat Set one FQDN as the local host name Get a certificate (if required) for that FQDN Set RDNS records to match the FQDN For each of your domains, set the mx record to point to the FQDN A record (or AAAA record) In your mail clients, set FQDN ...
by mattg
2021-05-27 22:28
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Limit outgoing messages
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Limit outgoing messages

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

I think you have mis-configured your server
Looks like you are allowing Local-to-External without AUTH


the limit outgoing messages script won't work if they don't AUTH
by mattg
2021-05-27 11:00
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails
Replies: 25
Views: 538

Re: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails

Are your Spamassassin headers still saying ''USER_IN_WHITELIST'?

Mine stopped that after I upgraded SpamAssassin to 3.4.4

(I do use the KAM rules too, so maybe Kevin does that, not SpamAssassin)
by mattg
2021-05-27 10:57
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails
Replies: 25
Views: 538

Re: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails

bagu wrote: ↑
2021-05-27 09:48
I set the URIBL_SBL score from 12 to 1 to lower the problem.
I'm pretty sure that URIBL is broken if you use public DNS anyway
by mattg
2021-05-27 10:52
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails
Replies: 25
Views: 538

Re: Spamassassin block customer's answer to my mails

3.4.4 >> In the headers it is 'USER_IN_WELCOMELIST', but the syntax in the .cf is still 'whitelist_from'