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Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Nov 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By jhollington
Yeah, that thought occurred to me too as I was...

Yeah, that thought occurred to me too as I was writing the last post, but to me there just seems to be something wrong with assuming that all trash is not spam :D

But I can see how that would work,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Nov 2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
Thanks :) I also keep the Archive folder...

Thanks :)

I also keep the Archive folder marked to learn "not spam" but I don't think that's necessary either unless you're using an IMAP client (and maybe not even then). According to Fastmail's...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Nov 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
No problem. Let me see if I can break it down in...

No problem. Let me see if I can break it down in point form...

Spam Learning: When a folder — any folder — is set to "Learn as Spam," then the contents of that folder are scanned daily and added to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Nov 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
Heh, no problem. It's an easy trap to fall into,...

Heh, no problem. It's an easy trap to fall into, since most email clients/systems kind of work the opposite way. I also think that maybe once upon a time Fastmail actually did set the spam folder to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By jhollington
Yeah, I've been seeing these e-mails in my spam...

Yeah, I've been seeing these e-mails in my spam folder for a few months now, so it's not even a new scam. The amounts and other details change slightly, but the premise is pretty much identical for...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
Actually, while your'e correct that messages are...

Actually, while your'e correct that messages are identified as spam at the point of delivery, it is the point of deletion at which spam messages are trained as spam (in terms of the Bayes database)....
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By jhollington
The problem is for G Suite you're really tied...

The problem is for G Suite you're really tied into that ecosystem on just about every level if you want the best overall experience. This means using Chrome as your primary browser and using Android...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jhollington
Yup, from a standard storage bucket, and it...

Yup, from a standard storage bucket, and it serves static sites just as well as anything else out there (which, as redge points out, shouldn't make much of a difference anyway), but there are a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By jhollington
I'd agree with that sentiment, and in fact take...

I'd agree with that sentiment, and in fact take it even a step further.... FastMail is probably one of the very best providers for the Apple ecosystem, and I'd say it handily beats out iCloud e-mail...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
Sadly, that's not even really a guarantee anymore...

Sadly, that's not even really a guarantee anymore either.... Do a reverse DNS lookup on whatever IP address you have at home, and you'll very likely find that it resolves to something —*usually just...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,473
Posted By jhollington
To be clear, "noreverse" does not necessarily...

To be clear, "noreverse" does not necessarily mean that the sender is deliberately hiding who they really are. In fact, it's often not something the actual sender even has control over, unless...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jhollington
Yup, New York Internet is FastMail's colocation...

Yup, New York Internet is FastMail's colocation provider, but of course they would also host a lot of other servers and services, so I wanted to make sure you were actually looking at FastMail's web...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By jhollington
What method did you use to actually identify if...

What method did you use to actually identify if the sites in question were hosted by FastMail's web hosting specifically?

As a rule, any site hosted by FastMail should resolve to 66.111.4.53 and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By jhollington
For most it's generally a flip of the coin, as...

For most it's generally a flip of the coin, as iCloud is basically the came CalDAV and CardDAV technology under the hood that FastMail uses, although there are some pros and cons to each....

The...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Jan 2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By jhollington
Yup. In all fairness to Apple, the configuration...

Yup. In all fairness to Apple, the configuration profiles that FastMail uses for auto-configuration in this case are actually designed to be used for managed deployments of device configurations in a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Jan 2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,664
Posted By jhollington
Completely agreed. I always enjoy the Advent...

Completely agreed. I always enjoy the Advent Calendar posts for that exact reason, and this year I like how they hid a few little tidbits "under the tree" .... Finding Sieve editheader support in my...
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 Sep 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By jhollington
Ah, okay, I get it. Thanks for the clarification.

Ah, okay, I get it. Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: FastMail Forum 13 Sep 2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By jhollington
Here's something else from FastMail's Improving...

Here's something else from FastMail's Improving Spam Protection (https://www.fastmail.com/help/receive/stopspam.html#spamfolders) help article that I didn't realize (emphasis mine):



So there's no...
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Sep 2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By jhollington
This is kind of an interesting point, and it took...

This is kind of an interesting point, and it took a moment or two to wrap my head around where they were going with this, but I can see how it makes sense.

However, I've had my Spam folder set as...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Aug 2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By jhollington
Exactly, and that's a classic example of a...

Exactly, and that's a classic example of a situation where somebody might hurt themselves by incorrectly assuming that "fileinto" equals a "move" and therefore not putting a "stop" in the appropriate...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Aug 2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By jhollington
Sure, and I understand that under-the-hood aspect...

Sure, and I understand that under-the-hood aspect (once I thought about it), but I think the perception of the "fileinto" directive by the non-technical user is that it's a move operation. That's...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Aug 2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By jhollington
Well, it works fine for all practical purposes,...

Well, it works fine for all practical purposes, and in this case you do want the implicit "Keep" to be turned off in the second case unless you want the e-mail to be left in the inbox.

That said,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Aug 2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By jhollington
The forwarding method that misc describes should...

The forwarding method that misc describes should work fine, and it's kind of a clever workaround without having to delve into Sieve, although it's perhaps not as "clean" of a setting under the hood,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Aug 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By jhollington
For my existing domains, there's an extra "Domain...

For my existing domains, there's an extra "Domain Security" section that shows whether your SPF and DKIM records are properly configured, and the "Show DNS Settings" link is above that (see...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Aug 2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By jhollington
No, you can definitely edit your DNS zone before...

No, you can definitely edit your DNS zone before you've pointed your name servers over. In fact, you should be able to do it immediately upon creating it. Click the "Edit" button beside the domain...
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