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Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2019, 03:15 AM
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Posted By Mr David
Not the second best ones.

Not the second best ones.
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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In superseded iterations of the FM web user interface, it used to be simple enough to change the...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, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
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, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,005
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, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
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, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
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, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
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.
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Jul 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
Posted By Mr David
Files website: download a folder or folders

I've uploaded a folder containing many small files to a parent folder listed in the Files component of my Fastmail account.

I created a website for the parent folder. The following parameters were...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Jul 2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
My FM support ticket has been handled by Kurian....

My FM support ticket has been handled by Kurian. Here's what he had to say on 2019-07-15 about the Mimecast report:

And shortly afterwards,


I've put supplementary questions to the operator who...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Jul 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
I received a response from a Mimecast operator in...

I received a response from a Mimecast operator in the late evening AEST of 12 July. It requested copies of the bounce messages and the original outgoing messages that were blocked to be sent to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Jul 2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
As foreseen in responses to my query here, my...

As foreseen in responses to my query here, my bounced email issues stem from the spam filter system at Mimecast.

My FM support ticket was created on 4 July. An initial FM response was received same...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jul 2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
I wouldn't go so far as to suggest that my...

I wouldn't go so far as to suggest that my recipients or the rest of the email subscribers on this domain are stupid, but they are perhaps naive, ignorant and blasť about computing and email issues...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jul 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
How can one determine which FM domains are rarely...

How can one determine which FM domains are rarely used? Mine is @imap.cc; in my small circle of email correspondence I've not seen anyone else using it.


It's hard to imagine how either of the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Jul 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By Mr David
Regarding the 554 error code, it has four entries...

Regarding the 554 error code, it has four entries in mimecast's table of reasons. The only one I know it can't be is max email size exceeded.

As to contacting the recipients, that would be...
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