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Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 05:05 AM
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Posted By xyzzy
Are your spam threshold and spam discard...

Are your spam threshold and spam discard threshold still the way you previously set them?

A few months ago I lost the Add Score setting when I was making changes to the the spam discard threshold...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
Oh, all the way back there.:eek: Not sure why...

Oh, all the way back there.:eek: Not sure why that email is being classed as spam if the sender is in the contacts list. Maybe the same kind of X-Spam-Known-Sender examples I show in post 17 so the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
It's valid code but what are you trying to...

It's valid code but what are you trying to accomplish and where is this code being placed? As a organize rule it would act only on non-spam.

On face value is says "send any message from anyone...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
The setting of the known_sender to true and the...

The setting of the known_sender to true and the way it's tested is mainly to get it past the FM generated spam test (but I also use it in other places as well). So once beyond there you're own your...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By xyzzy
Are you talking about the Login Log you display...

Are you talking about the Login Log you display from Password & Security (View all logins in the last 4 weeks)? Nothing there has changed as far as I can see. IP's are still listed.
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Sep 2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
If you look in section 3 you will see FM's...

If you look in section 3 you will see FM's sieve's own code test' X-Spam-Known-Sender for stuff being in the the contacts list as:

if not header :matches "X-Spam-Known-Sender" "yes*" {So the first...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Sep 2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By xyzzy
I didn't say anything about the pros or cons of...

I didn't say anything about the pros or cons of using discard rules. Only one place that icon appears in the webmail interface if you define a discard rule.

So on that subject, does that mean you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Sep 2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By xyzzy
FWIW, that "circle with a line through it" icon...

FWIW, that "circle with a line through it" icon is displayed next to discard rules in the Rules section.
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Sep 2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By xyzzy
It's hard to believe those sender addresses are...

It's hard to believe those sender addresses are anything useful so sending a auto response to them is probably useless. Doing the discard as mentioned above is probably your best solution.
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Sep 2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By xyzzy
If that is in reference to using that [[email protected]] in...

If that is in reference to using that [[email protected]] in matches then try it in that sieve tester. Apparently sieves support of globbing is more restrictive. It didn't work when I tried it in sieve...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Sep 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By xyzzy
Ok, that may be the intent but it doesn't work. ...

Ok, that may be the intent but it doesn't work. Maybe places like shell scripting support specifications of alternative choices in square brackets but sieve does not (well apparently sieve tester...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Sep 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 624
Posted By xyzzy
Commas are only needed to separate multiple...

Commas are only needed to separate multiple tests, i.e., a list of tests. It has nothing to do with multiple lines. You can put the list items on multiple lines, single lines, any combination.

I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Aug 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
Bamb0 I will agree with you yahoo webmail is a...

Bamb0
I will agree with you yahoo webmail is a pretty poor email service - contacts don't override spam filters, spam filters (which may take forever to train if they can be trained at all) have...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Aug 2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By xyzzy
When I refer to a sieve section number I am...

When I refer to a sieve section number I am referring to the numbered comments in the portions of the sieve script you cannot edit. For example section 3 starts with the comment,

### 3. Sieve...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Aug 2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,430
Posted By xyzzy
Yes. They re-enabled it for me. I already had a...

Yes. They re-enabled it for me. I already had a closed ticket from last year when this problem first appeared so I reopened that ticket to report it. It was fixed pretty quickly.

I don't think...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Aug 2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By xyzzy
I could see them removing such a feature since I...

I could see them removing such a feature since I don't much difference between what that did and creating a discard rule for it (or your own sieve code). Puts all your discards in more or less the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Aug 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By xyzzy
Why is it 15 secs or nothing and not allow the...

Why is it 15 secs or nothing and not allow the user to specify some number between 0 and 15? Other services that allow a delay at least allow some limited control over the delay time (e.g., gmail, ...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Aug 2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By xyzzy
Also ones I had found (anonymous, register, and...

Also ones I had found (anonymous, register, and account) are not on that list either and some on that list are allowed by FM. I guess when I have a moment I should submit a ticket and ask FM if they...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By xyzzy
Put the sender's email address in your contacts...

Put the sender's email address in your contacts and that sender's stuff will not be considered as spam.

Or click the "not spam" to try to train the spam filters that stuff is not spam. May take a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By xyzzy
That's exactly what I mean. Three I stumbled...

That's exactly what I mean. Three I stumbled into are anonymous, register, account.

So it's FastMail imposing the name restriction not some general alias local-part restriction. Wish they would...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By xyzzy
I'd still like to know why there appears to be...

I'd still like to know why there appears to be restrictions on some local names you can choose as a prefix to go with any of those aliases, i.e., why some local-part names always result in "already...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Aug 2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By xyzzy
Which is what "How to set up email forwarding"...

Which is what "How to set up email forwarding" says under Alias forwarding.
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Aug 2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By xyzzy
This may be a close enough topic for me to ask...

This may be a close enough topic for me to ask soming that's been bothering me about alias naming restrictions. When attempting to create alias names in FM why are certain names prohibited from use...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Aug 2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By xyzzy
Good idea!;):D

Good idea!;):D
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Aug 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By xyzzy
Since yahoo writes and "maintains" the email for...

Since yahoo writes and "maintains" the email for my ISP, what is provided in the webmail for mine is provided in yahoo's webmail. As linked to above they definitely have forwarding.

Note that when...
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