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Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Jan 2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mr David
Yes, that works too. I'm getting an overdue...

Yes, that works too.

I'm getting an overdue lesson on sieve syntax. :o
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Jan 2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mr David
Thank you BritTim and JeremyNicoll for your quick...

Thank you BritTim and JeremyNicoll for your quick replies.

In this instance JeremyNicoll was on the money. I tried both suggested edits to the sieve script in FM's sieve tester and each of them...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jan 2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mr David
Sieve help - simple code to discard spam not working

Many years ago I began receiving spam from a source that always uses the same email address name but each new message is sent from different compromised email account.

At the time it first became a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Oct 2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,648
Posted By Mr David
There is an easier way to remedy many odd...

There is an easier way to remedy many odd behaviours in FM's Android app.

Earlier this year I made a support query about a minor nuisance I was experiencing. Advice was to do this:

Open Settings =>...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Oct 2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,966
Posted By Mr David
This manipulation of FM's support of aliases is...

This manipulation of FM's support of aliases is very cool.

When you mentioned it in a recent thread (last week?) I had thought to ask you to expand on the concept. With this explanation I was able...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Sep 2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,387
Posted By Mr David
This thread began with discussion of legislation...

This thread began with discussion of legislation recently enacted in Australia: Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2020. It is an extension of the Telecommunications and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Aug 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,812
Posted By Mr David
Within account settings the way content of a...

Within account settings the way content of a message is handled in replies has three settings.

Settings > Preferences > Show advanced preferences > Compose & Reply > When replying > Include the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
Not the second best ones.

Not the second best ones.
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
TenFour, Is that all you've got? Don't hold...

TenFour,

Is that all you've got?

Don't hold back. Give us your very best thoughts.
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jul 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
While we're kind of discussing elements of a...

While we're kind of discussing elements of a successful spam defence in a Fastmail account, it is worth mentioning the thermonuclear option. And that would be deleting one's account login username...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jul 2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
Hey, this has turned out to be a very interesting...

Hey, this has turned out to be a very interesting thread. I'm learning a lot from this exchange.

Re identities:
It's been a long time since I examined how FM handles them. Spurred on by this thread,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jul 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
That's very good news. With the account settings...

That's very good news.

With the account settings I advised you to make, from time to time you'll still need to do a bit of housekeeping.

Keep an eye on your spam folder. If you see new messages in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jul 2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
I know how to handle subdomain addressing and...

I know how to handle subdomain addressing and aliases, but the use of identities makes my head spin.

In superseded iterations of the FM web user interface, it used to be simple enough to change the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,901
Posted By Mr David
Coincidentally, yesterday I created a Firefox...

Coincidentally, yesterday I created a Firefox account. Its main job is to sync bookmarks, history, logins and preferences between browser installations on different devices one uses.

Along with the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
Bugger! Good luck with your support ticket...

Bugger!

Good luck with your support ticket process.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
I'd like you to go back and recheck the things I...

I'd like you to go back and recheck the things I wrote in post #11 of this thread.

There are five options on the left. Only 'Custom' should be selected and highlighted.

With 'Custom' selected, on...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
When 'Custom' protection level (on the left side)...

When 'Custom' protection level (on the left side) is first opened, you should have seen (on the right side):
--first option hard ticked
--second option default tick
--third option default...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
When 'Custom' protection level is selected,...

When 'Custom' protection level is selected, 'Reject mail from secure servers' is mandated. That is, there is no choice not to have it. The option has a hard tick beside it.

If that is what you're...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Jul 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
"Add score as {SPAM XX.X} ..." is a direct...

"Add score as {SPAM XX.X} ..." is a direct transcription of one of the options available when the 'Custom' option under 'Protection Level' is selected, the last option of four.

Have you selected the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Jul 2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
OK, let's break this down, we'll go one step at a...

OK, let's break this down, we'll go one step at a time.

For the kick off, open your FM account's Settings Screen.
In the left margin, click on the link labelled 'Spam Protection'.

When you're at...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Jul 2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,271
Posted By Mr David
The Rules section of your account is tailor made...

The Rules section of your account is tailor made for the job you want to do.

In a web browser session of your account, open up the Settings screen. You can access it from the drop down box in the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Jul 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,901
Posted By Mr David
My query was about the Files component of my FM...

My query was about the Files component of my FM account.

By "within my own account" I meant logged in to my account in a browser session. The actions I was trying to make were within the Files...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Jul 2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,901
Posted By Mr David
Guest access was my intention. Not to worry. It...

Guest access was my intention.

Not to worry. It would have been useful to set this up today for a quick transfer, but I'll continue to exist happily without its occasional convenience.

Thanks for...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Jul 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,901
Posted By Mr David
I had a quick look at the FM documentation. One...

I had a quick look at the FM documentation. One part I didn't understand was the use of FTP clients. Perhaps that would make it possible.

After posting I thought of converting the folder to a zip...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Jul 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,453
Posted By Mr David
I received this response from Mimecast a short...

I received this response from Mimecast a short time ago:

Disregarding the 'security reasons' defence, I have asked for more information.
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