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Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Feb 2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,710
Posted By BritTim
Some of the enhancements look pretty useful....

Some of the enhancements look pretty useful. Unfortunately, as ever, changes can be painful, both in terms of removed/changed functionality and the need to rework tweaks and workflow designed around...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Feb 2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 113
Posted By BritTim
The host name in the MX record must end with a...

The host name in the MX record must end with a dot. That is, you want
10 in1-smpt.messagingengine.com.
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Feb 2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By BritTim
For a long time, much better than polling your...

For a long time, much better than polling your legacy accounts using POP fetch was to automatically forward messages from your legacy accounts to FastMail. If you want near immediate delivery, that...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Feb 2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,710
Posted By BritTim
For many years, CSS was a very safe language...

For many years, CSS was a very safe language (from the security point of view) with only the potential to mess up the page formatting. With enhancements to CSS introduced over the last couple of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Feb 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,710
Posted By BritTim
It is unlikely that anyone other than FastMail...

It is unlikely that anyone other than FastMail can answer that exactly. It is most unlikely that the issue is browser specific. What Joe has observed is that the HTML elements he is using in his CSS...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Feb 2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By BritTim
Your login is done using an SSL connection. None...

Your login is done using an SSL connection. None of the details you specify on your login screen are visible as plain text outside the computer you are using to enter them.

Being able to log in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Feb 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By BritTim
To a large degree, it depends whether you use the...

To a large degree, it depends whether you use the collaboration features in your office suite, or just need something that works cross platform. It also depends on the complexity of documents and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Feb 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By BritTim
It is true that noclue might have a new problem,...

It is true that noclue might have a new problem, but I strongly suspect she is experiencing the same issue which she still only dimly understands.

Yes, I chose a tutorial that discusses IOS. I did...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Feb 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By BritTim
The bandwidth limit applies to all messages you...

The bandwidth limit applies to all messages you send in a given time period. It is not a limit per message. I suspect you have been sending multiple videos each day, and that is why you are running...
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Feb 2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By BritTim
I do not have AquaMail handy to test. Common...

I do not have AquaMail handy to test. Common issues are

not using an App password, or using the wrong type;
specifying SSL/TLS and port number 465/587 in a way that is not supported; I suggest...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jan 2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By BritTim
I had forgotten the In-Reply-To (and References)...

I had forgotten the In-Reply-To (and References) headers. Indeed, while technically optional, almost all mail clients these days will add an In-Reply-To header as recommended in the RFC (see...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Jan 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By BritTim
I cannot see any totally reliable way of...

I cannot see any totally reliable way of distinguishing an email as a reply. Even relying on the subject line might not work, as the subject line can be changed by the person replying. In effect,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Jan 2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By BritTim
In the IOS Mail app, you can override the Sent...

In the IOS Mail app, you can override the Sent Mailbox settings (start at Account -> Advanced). As I recall, you cannot suppress saving a copy automatically, but can (for instance) send the copy to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jan 2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By BritTim
First, noclue would be the first to admit that...

First, noclue would be the first to admit that she is not technically sophisticated.

I am pretty sure the video is a private one she shot herself. If I was distributing it to friends and family, I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Jan 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By BritTim
The most likely explanation is that you were ...

The most likely explanation is that you were trying to send a large email simultaneously to a significant number of recipients. Test, first, sending it to a single recipient to verify my theory....
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jan 2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By BritTim
There is nothing especially protective about...

There is nothing especially protective about using FastMail. Using your own domain with an unusual tld is usually only a problem for a short initial period, especially if SPF and DMARC are correctly...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Jan 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By BritTim
As stated, the username you choose is a valid...

As stated, the username you choose is a valid email address. However, it is best for a number of reasons not to provide this address to anyone, but to use aliases for actual communication. Note that...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Jan 2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,572
Posted By BritTim
I am unsure why you see log-ins from Virginia. I...

I am unsure why you see log-ins from Virginia. I would try to figure out which device is involved which may allow you to identify the mail client and give you a clue.

There are often many log-ins...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Jan 2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By BritTim
Did you include require "encoded-character"; at...

Did you include
require "encoded-character";
at the top of your script?
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Jan 2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By BritTim
Surely, the answer would be yes. Only when...

Surely, the answer would be yes. Only when signing in using a browser can you use your main account password.
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Jan 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By BritTim
If IMAP is not supported (a rare issue these...

If IMAP is not supported (a rare issue these days) it should be possible to download messages from the Inbox using POP.
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,169
Posted By BritTim
I think these two facts are strongly connected...

I think these two facts are strongly connected with each other. When customers like and trust a company, they will overlook a lot of defects in the service. Frankly, that is why FastMail survived...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,169
Posted By BritTim
One further approach, very tricky these days for...

One further approach, very tricky these days for most people, is to host your own mail server. Security and spam issues may make this time consuming.
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Jan 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By BritTim
Greylisting can be annoying, but blocks a high...

Greylisting can be annoying, but blocks a high proportion of phishing and spam attacks. As long as temporary failure email delivery is retried normally by the sending mail server, the only effect...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Dec 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,872
Posted By BritTim
Security purists would tell you that your...

Security purists would tell you that your security is equal to the weakest authentication method you allow. It is true that a simple MitM attack may not be possible if the TOTP is not used. However,...
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